2013, March 13
LC Elects First Lady Mayor; MVF Wins as Vice Mayor
Laoag City scored two firsts in the recent May 2013 midterm elections: a first lady mayor, and a wife and husband as mayor and vice mayor.
Garnering 37,513 votes, Laoag Liga ng mga Barangay Pres. Chevylle V. Fariñas bested former three-term Laoag Mayor Roger C. Fariñas, who got 16,189 votes to become the first lady mayor of the city.