VIDEO: Tamuning Vice-Mayor Beats Her Boss In Primary, and Other Mayoral Races of Interest

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Guam – Current Tamuning Vice Mayor Louise Rivera ran against and defeated her boss, the current Mayor, Francisco Blas in the Republican primary for that village.

And newcomer Ken Santos beat out Rudolpho Borja for the Vice-Mayoral postiion in that village.

Mayor Blas told PNC Saturday he didn’t understand why Rivera was challenging him, after they worked together as a team.

“She wants to take the role” said Blas. “I respect her, but she should respect me too as the Mayor and wait til my time is up…and then she can come in. Then, with my whole heart I will support her with my whole family. Very simple.”

However, Rivera believed it was her time to run and felt a lot of support from her village.

“You know, it’s time” said Rivera. “No matter what, we will continue to work together all the way to the end. So may the best person win.”

Primary Election results also show Andrew Villagomez will remain Mayor of Mong Mong Toto Maite after facing off Anthony Cruz and Tito Castro. Rudy Iriarte also beat out Cynthia Eclavea and Manuel Duenas to become the Sinajana Vice Mayor. Jessie Bautista will also become the new Barrigada Vice Mayor after running against Mae Fejarang. Ordot Chalan Pago Mayor Jessy Gogue will serve another term after dominating David Quintanilla. Talofofo Mayor Vicente Taitague also beat challenger Goring Duenas.

The mayoral and vice mayoral results are below:

Agat

Vice Mayor:

(D) Derick Baza Hills 332

(R) Agustin Quintanilla 292

(R) Joseph Salas 261

Hagatna

Mayor:

(R) John Cruz 96

Asan/Maina

Mayor:

(D) Vincent Babauta 124

(D) Rosemarie Aquiningoc 98

(R) Joanna Blas 117

(R) Vicente San Nicolas 102

Barrigada

Mayor:

(D) June Blas 781

Vice Mayor:

(D) Jessie Bautista 478

(D) Mae Ferajang 282

Chalan Pago Ordot

Mayor:

(D) Jessy Gogue 531

(D) David Quintanilla 181

Dededo

Mayor:

(D) Melissa Savares: 1,857

Vice Mayor:

(D) Andrew Benavente 1,778

Santa Rita

Mayor:

(D) Dale Alvarez 409

Sinajana

Mayor:

(D) Robert Hofmann 587

Vice Mayor

(D) Rudy Iriarte 361

(D) Cynthia Eclavea 174

(D) Manuel Duenas 142

Talofofo

Mayor:

(D) Vicente Taitague 398

(D) Goring Duenas 317

Umatac

Mayor:

(D) Daniel Sanchez 65

(R) Johnny Quinata 264

(R) Gilbert Aguon 146

(R) Dean Sanchez 66

Yigo

Mayor:

(D) Robert Lizama 758

(D) Joseph Taitano 173

(R) Rudy Matanane 545

Yona

Mayor:

(D) Jose Terlaje 470

(D) Josefa Rosario 267

(R) Ken Joe Ada 240

(R) Anthony Ooka 73

Tamuning

Mayor:

(R) Louise Rivera 627

(R) Francisco Blas 356

Vice Mayor:

(R) Ken Santos 496

(R) Rudolpho Borja 340

Mangilao

Vice Mayor:

(R) Allan Ungacta 397

Mong Mong/Toto/Maite

Mayor:

(R) Andrew Villagomez 340

(R) Anthony Cruz 114

(R) Tito Castro 95