Isko ousts Estrada in battle for Manila’s top post
Former vice mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has defeated Joseph Estrada for Manila’s top post, according to partial and official results from the Commission on Elections city board of canvassers.
As of 5:24 a.m. Tuesday, Moreno was leading 348,425 votes over Estrada, who got 204,084.
Honey Lacuna, Moreno’s running mate, is set to win another term as vice mayor. She received 382,705 votes compared to 260,489 for former Rep. Amado Bagatsing.
Moreno served as vice mayor under Estrada. He was supposed to run for mayor in 2016, but backed out when Estrada decided to run for another term.
His candidacy received a huge boost with an endorsement from Iglesia Ni Cristo.
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