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It’s final: Comelec recount confirms Lim won over Atienza 05/14/2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011

It’s final: Comelec recount confirms Lim won over Atienza

05/14/2011
It’s final. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday confirmed Mayor Alfredo Lim won over former Environment Secretary Lito Atienza by an unprecedented margin during the May 2010 mayoral fight in Manila.

This was announced yesterday by Lim’s chief of staff and media bureau chief Ric de Guzman who said based on the ballots from the total number of clustered precincts reported, which is 200, Lim garnered 65,375 votes while Atienza got a measly 20,340.a

The remaining 12,427 votes were spread over the other candidates.

In terms of percentage, De Guzman said 66.61 percent of the ballots recounted went to Lim while Atienza garnered 20.73 percent only, slightly bigger than the 12.66 percent that went to other candidates..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20110514met2.html

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