By Helen Castaño| 09:47 AM October 09, 2021
Third District Board Member Jade Acapulco Bautista filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for Garcia Hernandez mayor before the office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) with her council lineup.
Bautista is running with her slogan “Team GHugma”.
Her running mate is Mike Galandez. Her line up include Danny Borja, Edgar Capuno, Lito Dajalos, Benny Macalos, Mario Moran, Carolina Oclarit, Pio Salmasan and Carol Tejano.
“All we wanted was a simple act of filing our COCs without funfare but our supporters’ enthusiasm was unstoppable. They came out to show their support & met us with their smiles of encouragement. Every one who had witnessed the event felt the excitement of the day and the promise that it brings. The people’s clamor for change is very loud & clear. The outpouring of support was beyond our expection,” Bautista said.
“So, I thank the Lord Almighty, my 2 angels in heaven Daddy Jonas & Mommy Ester, Uncle Eric, Nong Ponsing, the entire slate and all those who made their own sacrifices & work behind d scenes to make dis happen. Your overwhelming support has strengthened and inspired us to strive even harder to pursue our dreams for Garcia Hernandez & our people. Thank you once again & Mabuhay TEAM GUGMA & all Garcianhons, ” she added.
Bautista said she is banking on her six-year performance in the provincial board, where she currently chair the committee on trade and industry, to convince her townmates of her capability to serve them as mayor.
She said Garcia Hernandez has untapped opportunities and sectors needing further development to realize full potential.
She said considerable support will be given to the town’s agriculture and commercial industry sector.