San Juan – In the group of 11 senators by accumulation who were elected this Tuesday, the day of the general elections, there are both new and familiar faces who revalidated, as well as the return of a senator.
In first place was María De Lourdes Santiago, from the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), who preliminarily obtained 128,073 votes. Santiago had been a senator in the past.
In second place came Joanne Rodríguez Veve, from the Dignity Project (PD), with 83,967. It is the first time that Rodríguez Veve has held a seat.
In third place was William Villafañe, from the New Progressive Party (PNP), with 72,590 votes. Villafañe has been a senator since November 2019.
In fourth place came Thomas Rivera Schatz, from the PNP, with 72,402. Rivera Schatz is the president of the Senate.
In fifth place is José A. Vargas Vidot, with 64,977 votes. He is an independent senator since January 2017
In sixth place is Juan Zaragoza Gómez, from the Popular Democratic Party (PPD), with 64,858 votes. It is the first time he has been elected to the Senate.
In seventh place is Ana Irma Rivera Lassén, from the Movimiento Victoria Ciudadana (MVC), with 64,829 votes. It is the first time he has been elected to the Senate.
In eighth place is José Luis Dalmau Santiago, from the PPD, with 64,659 votes. He has been a senator for 20 years.
In ninth place is Rafael Bernabe, of the MVC, with 61,438 votes. It is the first time he has been elected to the Senate.
In tenth place is Gregorio Matías Rosario, from the PNP, with 58.825. He has held a seat in the Senate since November 2019.
And in the 11th place is Aníbal José (Jossie) Torres, from the PPD, with 55,715 votes. He has been a senator for eight years.
They hang or are not elected
Senator Brenda López De Arrarás, for the PPD, obtained 53,485 votes, losing the seat she had.
Senator Keren Riquelme, of the PNP, with 53,445 votes. She was elected to the Senate last August.
Senator Itzamar Peña Ramírez, of the PNP, with 52,246 votes. She has been a senator for 12 years.
Ada Álvarez Conde, from the PPD, who obtained 51,841. It is the first time he has run for the Senate in a general election.
Senator Carlos Rodríguez Mateo, of the PNP, who obtained 49,990. She has been in the Senate for four years.
The representative Luis Vega Ramos, of the PPD, with 49,977. He has been a representative since 2006 and was running for the Senate for the first time.