Duterte allies win, lose in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY --- It's either victory or defeat for local candidates endorsed by President Duterte in this city, proving that not all who got the presidential blessing were assured of winning in the just concluded midterm elections. Mayor Oscar Moreno and his running mate, Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy, who are both reelectionists and are on their last term, retained their posts, while most of their allies also won, notably former broadcast journalist Girlie Balaba, who was heavily endorsed by the President himself. In the recent campaign sorties, Duterte personally asked Moreno to help Balaba and congressional bet Yan Lam Lim. Lim, however, lost to Rufus Rodriguez. Moreno...

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