2007 Davao Elections: Great Expectations

May. 12, 2007

In Full Swing. The elections in Davao promises more of the same. (davaotoday.com photo by Cheryll D. Fiel)

In this special report on the 2007 elections, Davao Today features the problems and concerns of ordinary residents in Davao Citys three districts, and what they expect from the politicians who are courting their votes.

First District: From street crime to lack of water supply, the residents of the first congressional district have problems that they hope their politicians would address. But theyre not holding their breath. (Full Story)

Second District: The four congressional candidates offer their ideas, programs and platforms, some lofty, some realistic. (Full Story)

Third District: This major district faces the same old problems but, according to residents, the candidates seldom talk about these, let alone present solutions. Officials, meanwhile, say they would only support candidates who can promise money for projects. That means support for the administrations bets. (Full Story)

Plus: Nograles Sees No Need to Campaign

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