Comelec proclaims Dong, Rimpy as Congressmen

The Commission on Elections on Thursday officially proclaimed 3rd District Rep. Aurelio “Dong” Gonzales and 4th District Rep. Juan Pablo “Rimpy” Bondoc as the re-elected congressmen in their respective districts.

Gonzales won by a landslide vote of 226,785 against independent rival Cecilia Canlas with 20,809 votes in May 13 polls.

Third district towns includes Bacolor, City of San Fernando, Mexico, Sta.Ana and Arayat.

Gonzales, as second term congressional representative, vowed to give himself more time in advancing additional legislation to help the people.

The solon said he will continue his programs in terms of health and social services.

Meantime, Bondoc won by a large margin of votes, mustering up 173,460 against opponent, former 4th district Board Member Ric Yabut, with75,055 votes.

The two solons ran under Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban). –Marna Del Rosario