Singsons of Ilocos Sur to assume 15 posts

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The Singsons of Ilocos Norte retains power over the province after the national elections resulted to the win of 15 of its members.

Incumbents Governor Ryan Singson and Vice Governor Jeremias Singson will switch seats after their June inauguration. They both ran unopposed for their positions.

Another son of the Singson patriarch Chavit Singson, Ronald, won as 1st District representative against reelectionist Deogracias Savellano. Kristine Meehan, daughter of former congressman Eric Singson is sitting as the representative of the province’s second district. She also ran unopposed for reelection.

Meanwhile, Eric will succeed his son, Ericson, as mayor of Candon City. His niece, Kristelle Singson, was without an opponent and is set to serve her second term as vice mayor. Eric’s brother, Alfonso, was also reelected to the city council and will be joined by their nephew and third-time board member, Jaime.

In Vigan City, Probinsyano Ako Party-list Representative and businessman Bonito Singson defeated his niece and six-term Vigan Mayor Eva Medina for the mayoral seat.

Bonito’s running mate and Chavit’s son, Randolf, also won as vice mayor. His cousin Evaristo III, son of Jeremias and daughter of Eva, incumbent Councilor Janina Medina-Fariñas will also be part of the city council.

Chavit’s sister, Germelina Goulart, is the incumbent mayor of Coayan and won her fifth term. Her son, Paolo Ancheta, who served as town mayor from 2016 to 2019, won as vice mayor.

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