By Charissa Luci-Atienza
A total of 15 reelectionist representatives in Metro Manila had successful congressional bids in the May 13, 2019 local polls.
Half of the reelectionist representatives, who dominated the congressional races in Metro Manila, were from President Duterte’s PDP-Laban.
They were Caloocan City Rep. Dale “Along” Malapitan, Muntinlupa City Rep. Ruffy Biazon, Parañaque Rep. Eric Olivarez, Valenzuela City Rep. Wes Gatchalian, Manila City Rep. Yul Servo Nieto, Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, and San Juan City Rep. Ronaldo Zamora.
Of the reelectionist representatives, Malapitan and Gatchalian ran unopposed.
Other reelectionist congressmen in Metro Manila include Liberal Party Reps. Edgar Erice of Caloocan, and Kit Belmonte of Quezon City; Marikina Rep. Bayani Fernando (NPC), Makati Rep. Luis Campos Jr. (NPC), and Manila Reps. Manny Lopez (NPC), Edward Maceda (PMP), and Cristal Bagatsing (KABAKA). #MatalinongBoto2019