There may be light at the end of Abra’s welcome tunnel but we can’t say the same for its troubled politics.
Here are some interesting links that you might want to read:
► If you were Takit Bersamin, what would you do first and why? Abrenian.com asks its members and readers to give some unsolicited advice to Abra’s Governor-elect. Join them here.
► Do you remember the video of Luke-Abeya Torrevillas which we uploaded here? Apparently said video is now in competition at lonelyplanet.tv. You might want to rate and vote for the video here. Voting ends May 23, so you better hurry up, my friends.
Here are some links just in case you would like to read more election-related news from the Cordillera boondocks.
You see! All that coin tossing you did as a kid is valuable after all. To decide who between two candidates with the same number of votes would sit in the Bontoc municipal council, our favorite COMELEC officer Mary Umaming tossed a coin and Brian Bellang, who chose heads, won. Story by Desiree Caluza here.
Congratulations to Brian. Our condolence to the one who lost, Benjamin Ngeteg. This practice is, of course, provided by law but we still kinda feel sorry for Benjamin. Maybe our lawmakers can come up with a more equitable way of breaking ties like this. What about equal vote-getters splitting the term? Let’s give them each a chance to sit in the council (or in any other elective position).
Something weird is going on with Blogger/Blogspot because it no longer allows changes in previous posts, thus we can no longer add updates to the provincial results. Because of this, we are putting the most recent results from the Cordilleras here in a common post. These updates are courtesy of the bibaknets-yahoogroup forwarded to us by one of its members.