Juslyn Manalo elected as first Filipina mayor of Daly City

DALY CITY, CA — The Pinoy hub of Daly City elected a Filipina American as its new mayor on Monday: the first to do so in the city’s history.

Mayor Juslyn Manalo previously held the position of vice mayor to Daly City, which has the highest concentration of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans of any mid-sized city in North America.

Manalo’s track record includes service to Filipino WWII veterans, and housing programs for lower income families.

Joining Manalo in serving daly city is another Filipino, Ray Buenaventura, to serve as the city’s new vice mayor.

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