Evelio “Bing” Leonardia Biography

Evelio Leonardía is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as mayor of Bacolod City in Negros Occidental Province in Western Visayas Region. Running under the banner of PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over former Councilor Jocelle Batapa-Sigue and independent candidate Rey Carmona.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Evelio Ramos Leonardía
Nickname –> Bing
Birth Date –> July 10, 1952
Hometown –> Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Elsa Jeruta Fuentes

Education
College – University of St. La Salle

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – National President, League of Cities of the Philippines
1995-1998, 2004-2013, 2016-Present – Mayor
2001 – Ran for Mayor but lost to then Vice Mayor Joy Valdez
1998 – Ran for Mayor but lost to Oscar “Oca” Verdeflor
2013-2016 – Congressman
1992-1995 – Vice Mayor
1988-1992 – City Councilor
1987 – General Manager, Prawntech, Inc.
1978-1986 – Provincial Field Coordinator
1973-1978 – OIC, PCI Bank Bacolod Branch

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See also: Famous People from Negros Occidental

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