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Guadalupe plebiscite ends today

July 28, 2012

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The plebiscite for the division of barangay Guadalupe ended at 3 a.m today at the Guadalupe Elementary School as supporters and opponents of the barangay split distributed sample ballots up to the last minute. About 28,431 registered voters of Guadalupe will determine if Guadalupe is to be split into two, with the second barangay to […]

Guadalupe folk troop to precincts to vote on barangay split

July 28, 2012

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Despite the downpour, Guadalupe residents flocked to the Guadalupe Elementary School at 7 a.m to vote on the division of their barangay which would create a new, separate one called Banawa-Englis. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) distributed the official ballots to the teachers early morning before the plebisicte. A giant room chart placed in front […]

Voting on for brgy Banawa-Englis

July 28, 2012

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VOTING starts at 7 a.m. and closes at 3 p.m. in the Guadalupe Elementary School today. Poll results will decide whether Cebu City should create the 81st barangay. Police declared a heightened alert status all over Cebu City to ensure a smooth and peaceful plebiscite. Guadalupe has 28,431 registered voters, who will be asked to […]

Police on heightened alert for Guadalupe plebiscite

July 27, 2012

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Cebu City is placed under heightened alert status since Thursday afternoon for tomorrow’s Guadalupe plebiscite. The Cebu City Police Office assigned 35 civilian police in the vicinity of the Guadalupe Elementary School where the plebiscite on the division of barangay Guadalupe and the creation of Banawa-Englis will be decided. About 40 motorcycle-riding policemen and three […]

Cops stage off clash between pro, anti-Guadalupe split groups

July 27, 2012

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The campaign period for both supporters and opponents of the creation of new barangay Banawa-Englis ended acrimoniously at midnight Friday, a day ahead of tomorrow’s plebiscite. The “Yes” vote and the “No” vote camps bore placards and wore T-shirts as each of them staged their own rallies a few meters away from each other in […]

Campaign on for Banawa-Englis plebiscite

July 25, 2012

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BARANGAY officials in Guadalupe and Labangon are now busy campaigning for the plebiscite whether barangay Banawa-Englis is to be created or not. In barangay Labangon, barangay captain Victor Buendia is campaigning for the “no” vote, claiming that his barangay will lose around P5 million annual income if the new barangay is created. The plebiscite for […]

Guadalupe plebiscite scheduled on July 28

June 22, 2012

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  A PLEBISCITE to determine the sentiments of Guadalupe residents on a proposal to divide their barangay into two will be held on July 28. They will decide whether to support the creation of a second barangay to be called Banawa-Englis. Republic Act 9905 authored by former south district representative Antonio Cuenco was passed on […]