BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
Partial and unofficial results of the May 9 election showed re-electionists Bacolod Rep. Greg. Gasataya and Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran together with mayoralty candidate Albee Benitez leading the race.
Gasataya garnered 113,153 votes over his four political opponents as of 9:30 p.m., out of the 177,591 registered voters of Bacolod City who actually voted.
This was followed by Dan Atayde who got 49,962 votes; Nonoy San Miguel – 561 votes; Romy Gustilo – 440 votes and Willy David – 356 votes.
Benitez garnered 104,329 votes over Leonardia, who got 66,750 votes.
Familiaran garnered 79,705 votes over his rivals Caesar Distrito who got 62,423 votes and Gamboa with 19,657.
Bacolod City has 327,403 registered voters. There are 450 clustered precincts in 45 voting centers in the city.*