Ortega withdraws bid for reelection as La Union gov


Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” Ortega III and his daughter, Raphaela Veronica Ortega-David, filed their certificates of candidacy on Oct 1. Both withdrew their COCs on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” Ortega III and his daughter, Raphaela Veronica Ortega-David, filed their certificates of candidacy on Oct 1. Both withdrew their COCs on Tuesday, Nov. 9. (Photo courtesy of Gov. Ortega’s Facebook page.)

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte—La Union Gov. Francisco “Pacoy” Ortega III on Tuesday withdrew his candidacy for reelection, according to the provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec).

His daughter, Raphaela Veronica Ortega-David, will substitute for the governor. David withdrew her candidacy for provincial board member in the province’s first district.

Ortega and David filed their certificates of candidacy for local elective posts on Oct 1.

It was not clear whether Ortega would seek another local post next year.

Ortega served as governor in 2016 when he succeeded his father, three-term governor Manuel Ortega, and was reelected in 2019.

lzb

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

Read Next

Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.





Source link

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a Reply

4uAmazon
Logo
Reset Password
%d bloggers like this:
Shopping cart