MORE Victories for FilAm Candidates! Here are the 2016 election results for Fil-Am candidates throughout the U.S.
Congratulations to all the winners!
To the FilAm candidates who didn't make it this round, please don't give up! You're putting our community on the map and we thank YOU for throwing your hat in the ring.
Mae Torlakson, U.S. FWN100™ '09; didn't quite make it to the California State Assembly, AD14, but garnered 38% of the vote.
Magdelena De Guzman didn't quite make it to San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 11, but secured 12.28% of the vote.
Daly City Councilmember Mike Guingona didn't quite make it to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, District 5 but garnered 36% of the vote.
Close call. Still counting the votes: Marjan Philhour, U.S. FWN100™ '11 received 35.46% of the vote - a difference of 710 votes for San Francisco District 1 Supervisor.
CouncilMember Jim Navarro didn't quite make it to become Mayor of Union City, California. Jim garnered 31.06% of the vote.
WooHoo! Mayor Christopher Cabaldon of West Sacramento won re-election with 100% of votes (no opponent).
Official website: https://www.cityofwestsacramento.org/city/council/mayor_cabaldon.asp
Jonathan Wong didn't quite make it to become Mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey but garnered 2,531 total votes.
WooHoo! Malia Vella elected to the Alameda City Council (2 seats) with 24% of the vote. She will also serve as Vice Mayor of Alameda City. First Filipina woman elected to the Alameda City Council.
Official website: www.vellaforalameda.com
WooHoo! Salvador "Buddy" Deauna elected to City Council of Bergenfied, New Jersey (2 seats) with 5,885 votes.
Official website: www.bergenfield.com/bergenfield-mayor-and-council/
Tony Daysog didn't quite make it to Alameda City Council but secured 20% of the vote.
Evelyn Centeno, U.S. FWN100™ '11 didn't quite make it to the Martinez Unified School District in Contra Costa County, California but garnered 22.92% of the vote.
WooHoo! Rudy Nasol won San Jose-Evergreen Community College District Trustee Area 1 with 12,298 of the vote.
WooHoo! Wendy Ho won re-election as District Trustee, Area 5, of the San Jose Evergreen Community College District. Wendy has been a Trustee at SJECCD since 2012.
Official website: www.votewendyho.com
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