By Monica Joy Cantilero and Kim Arveen Patria
STAND- UP and ALYANSA bagged most of the University Student Council seats (12-12)as the Diliman Halalan Team officially announced the results of the 2010 elections at about 7:30 p.m. today at Vinzons Hall, with the party’s standard bearers also winning the two top USC posts.
Rainier Astin “Rain” Sindayen emerged as the USC Chairperson with 3,091 votes followed by Gabriel Jose “Beng” Villamil of KAISA with 2,972 votes and Mario Cerilles, Jr. of ALYANSA with 2,923 votes.
STAND-UP Vice Chairperson bet Fermina Carmen “Amme” Agudo also won with 4,046 votes followed by Beverly “Bevs” Lumbera of ALYANSA with 2659 votes and Froilan Antonio “Ton” Bacungan with 2038 votes.
Five councilors from STAND-UP, four from ALYANSA and three from KAISA were elected with Marck Bryan “Chorva” David of KAISA topping the polls with 4,159 votes. David was followed by Kristine “Tin” Borja of ALYANSA with 3,827 votes; Kristine Kamille “KKK” Kalinking, KAISA, 3,633 votes; Rafael Dominic “Nico” Ibaviosa, ALYANSA, 3,587 votes; Sarah Jane Elago, STAND-UP, 3,263 votes; Jemimah Grace “Gem” Garcia, STAND-UP, 3,080 votes; Daniel Ramos, STAND-UP, 2,922 votes; Jeanine Jerusha “Duday” Duran, STAND-UP, 2,910 votes; Jessica “Ezie” Mariazeta, STAND-UP, 2,895 votes; Richard Estrella, ALYANSA, 2,790 votes; Simoun Antonio Salinas, ALYANSA, 2,739 votes and Marvee Dela Resma of KAISA with 2642 votes.
With reports from Peter Angelo Blaza, Nephele Kirong, Jan Karl Coballes and Rogelio Tubije