Local elections will be held in Santa Monica (Sapao), Surigao del Norte on May 9, 2016 within the Philippine general election. The voters will elect for the elective local posts in the municipality: the mayor, vice mayor, and councilors.
Santa Monica, formerly known as Sapao, is the fifth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte. It has a total land area of 39.19 square kilometers. It has a population of 8,715 people, according to the 2010 census.
It is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.
MAYOR – SANTA MONICA (SAPAO)
- DOLAR, FERNANDO (LP)
- VIRTUDAZO, RENATO (NP)
VICE-MAYOR – SANTA MONICA (SAPAO)
- DOLAR, ARWELA (LP)
- PENERA, ROSALINDA (NP)
COUNCILOR – SANTA MONICA (SAPAO)
- ALABA, CEL (LP)
- ARLAN, EDGAR (NP)
- BIOL, ALVIE (LP)
- COMETA, MAXIMINO III (LP)
- CONCHA, MARILYN (NP)
- DRAMAYO, GERITO (LP)
- ESCOBIA, JOSE (NP)
- LIM, MA. ROSE CRISTINA (LP)
- LIZA, CRISANTO (LP)
- LIZA, JULIANA (NP)
- LONGOS, MARGARITO (LP)
- PANTON, FLORANTE (NP)
- ROMANO, MARIANO (NP)
- SALAAN, LONIELITO (NP)
- TAN, NEPHTALI (LP)
- TOLDO, MANUEL (NP)
Guidelines for Verification
- The Certified List of Candidates (List), as posted, is merely an initial List and subject to editing.
- All candidates are enjoined to check their names, specifically their Names to Appear on the Official Ballot, in the List.
- Any request for correction, if allowed, shall be communicated to the Regional Election Director, Provincial Election Supervisor, or Election Officer concerned in writing until 21 January 2016. The Election Officer shall in turn, submit a memorandum to the Law Department, by the fastest means of communication with regard to the request for correction.
- The Law Department shall determine whether or not the request for correction is allowed.
- The List is subject to the outcome of the various cases/issues pending before the Commission.
Source: Commission on Elections, Photo: laurenceourac.com