Several candidates got an early start and voted ea

first_imgSeveral candidates got an early start and voted early yesterday for the barangay polls.Among the early birds was Philip Zafra, former chief of staff of Mayor Michael Rama, who is running as barangay captain in Tisa.ADVERTISEMENT Bodjie Pascua slams Palace stance on making Dengvaxia usable again View comments Wearing plain green shirts, Zafra was accompanied by his family, neighbors and some classmates in Tisa Elementary School past 7 a.m.Zafra recently resigned from his City Hall post to run for barangay captain.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China dealAnother early voter was Fred Languido, assignments editor of The Freeman, who is running as councilman in barangay Kalunasan.Accompanied by his wife, Languido voted at around 7:30 a.m. at the Kalunasan Elementary School. LOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, Pateros Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal 4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental town Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros LATEST STORIES MOST READ Lawyer Raymond Garcia, son of former Cebu City Mayor Alvin Garcia, chose to vote later in the day.MORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateMORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateGarcia is running for councilman in barangay Kamputhaw.When he arrived alone at Kamputhaw Elementary School at past 1 p.m., Raymond initially went to the wrong precinct at the school’s fourth floor.Instead of double checking with information desks outside the school, Garcia immediately went to find the precinct that he was told to go to by a friend of his.“During the previous elections, we were always in the same precinct, but apparently this time, we’re at different precincts,” he told Cebu Daily News.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Bodjie Pascua slams Palace stance on making Dengvaxia usable again SMC bags Bulacan airport project PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension When he arrived at the precinct, Garcia was the only voter inside.“Aw memorized na ni (Oh, I’ve memorized this already),” he said as he received his official ballot.It took him less than five minutes to vote. Garcia, wore a green polo shirt, the campaign color of Mayor Michael Rama.Read Next Taipei to offer migrant workers free medical checks, haircutslast_img read more