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2022 Senatorial Candidates

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Tentative list of senatorial candidates for 2022 elections:
(As of January 11, 2022)
  1. Afuang, Abner (IND)
  2. Albani, Ibrahim (WPP)
  3. Arranza, Mang Jess (IND)
  4. Baguilat, Teddy (LP)
  5. Bailen, Agnes (IND)
  6. Balita, Carl (AKSYON)
  7. Barbo, Lutz (PDPLBN)
  8. Bautista, Herbert Bistek (NPC)
  9. Belgica, Greco (PDDS)
  10. Bello, Silvestre Jr. (PDPLBN)
  11. Binay, Jojo (UNA)
  12. Cabonegro, Roy (PLM)
  13. Castriciones, Bro John (PDPLBN)
  14. Cayetano, Alan Peter (IND)
  15. Chavez, Melchor (WPP)
  16. Colmenares, Neri (MKBYN)
  17. D'angelo, David (PLM)
  18. De Lima, Leila (LP)
  19. Del Rosario, Monsour (PDR)
  20. Diaz, Ding (PPP)
  21. Diokno, Chel (KANP)
  22. Ejercito, Jv Estrada (NPC)
  23. Eleazar, Gen. Guillermo (PDR)
  24. Ereño, Bro. Ernie (PM)
  25. Escudero, Chiz (NPC)
  26. Espiritu, Luke (PLM)
  27. Estrada, Jinggoy (PMP)
  28. Falcone, Bal Falcon (DPP)
  29. Gadon, Larry (KBL)
  30. Gatchalian, Win (NPC)
  31. Gordon, Wow ***** (BVNP)
  32. Gutoc, Samira (AKSYON)
  33. Honasan, Gringo (IND)
  34. Hontiveros, Risa (AKBAYAN)
  35. Javellana, RJ (IND)
  36. Kiram, Nur-mahal (IND)
  37. Labog, Elmer (MKBYN)
  38. Lacson, Kuya Alex (KP)
  39. Langit, Rey (PDPLBN)
  40. Legarda, Loren (NPC)
  41. Lim, Ariel (IND)
  42. Mallillin, Emily (PPM)
  43. Marcoleta, Rodante (PDPLBN)
  44. Marcos, Francis Leo (IND)
  45. Matula, Sonny (IND)
  46. Mindalano-adam, Marieta (KTPNAN)
  47. Olarte, Atty/dr. Leo (BIGKIS)
  48. Padilla, Dra. Minguita (PDR)
  49. Padilla, Robin (PDPLBN)
  50. Panelo, Sal Panalo (PDPLBN)
  51. Pimentel, Astra (PDPLBN)
  52. Piñol, Manny (NPC)
  53. Ricablanca, Willie Jr. (PM)
  54. Roque, Harry Spox (PRP)
  55. Sahidulla, Lady Anne (PDDS)
  56. Sison, Jopet (AKSYON)
  57. Teodoro, Gibo (PRP)
  58. Trillanes, Antonio IV (LP)
  59. Tulfo, Idol Raffy (IND)
  60. Valeros, Rey (IND)
  61. Villanueva, Joel Tesdaman (IND)
  62. Villar, Mark (NP)
  63. Zubiaga, Carmen (IND)
  64. Zubiri, Migz (IND)
Source: https://comelec.gov.ph/php-tpls-attachments/2022NLE/TentativeListsofCandidates/NATIONAL_01112022.pdf



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  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 24 #2
    1. Abner Afuang
    Education:
    - Bachelor of Science in Criminology, Philippine College of Criminology
    - NBI Special Investigators Basic Training Course, National Bureau of Investigation Academy

    Experience:
    - Former mayor, Pagsanjan, Laguna (1998-2001)
    - Former police officer

    Notes:
    - Made headlines for stunts like burning a Taiwanese flag (2013), defacing a Chinese flag (2015), and dousing model Hayden Kho with water during a Senate hearing (2009)

    Source: GMA Public Affairs Facebook, Rappler


    2. Ibrahim Albani
    Education:
    - Criminology, Universidad de Zamboanga
    - Public Administration, Manuel L. Quezon University
    - Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humanities, International Academy for Leadership and Management Edmond (Oklahoma, USA)

    Experience:
    - Consultant on Muslim Affairs; Office of the Governor, Tawi-Tawi
    - President; Muslim-Mindanao Poor Association
    - National Adviser; Christian-Muslim in Lumad Association
    - Founding chairman and President; Unity for Revival Foundation
    - Founding chairman; International Movement on Peace, Unity and Reconciliation
    - Chair, World Philosophical Forum under UNESCO
    - Special envoy, Organization of Islamic Conference

    Priorities:
    - identify causes of problems in the different sectors of the society which are often economic or political in nature rather than religious issues
    - urge the government to return public facilities to the people, especially the key infrastructures

    Source: CNN (from 2019 filing), RapplerIbrahim Albani Facebook, SMNI News Facebook


    3. Jess Arranza
    Experience:
    - Chair, Federation of Philippine Industries
    - Convenor, Fight Illicit Trade Movement
    - Chairman, Anti-Crime Council of the Philippines
    - Radio personality, Sonshine Radio DZAR 1026
    - Writer, Business Mirror "Makes Sense"

    Source: Rappler


    4. Teddy Baguilat

    More here: Teddy Baguilat Website
    Source: Teddy Baguilat Facebook


    5. Agnes Bailen

    Source: Agnes Bailen Twitter


    6. Carl Balita

    Source: Carl Balita Twitter


    7. Lutz Barbo

    Source: Lutz Barbo Facebook


    8. Herbert Bautista

    Source: Lakas-CMD Facebook


    9. Greco Belgica

    Source: PDP Laban Facebook


    10. Silvestre Bello Jr.
    Experience:
    - Isabela OIC Governor

    Affiliations:
    - brother of Silvestre “Bebot” Bello III

    Source: Rappler
  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 24 #3
    11. Jojo Binay
    Education:
    - Basic Education, Philippine Normal College Training Department
    - High School, University of the Philippines
    - Political Science, University of the Philippines - Diliman
    - Law, University of the Philippines - Diliman
    - Masters in Public Administration (Major in Local Government Management), University of the Philippines
    - Master of Laws, University of Santo Tomas
    - Masters in National Security Administration, National Defense College of the Philippines
    - Strategic Business Economic Program, Center for Research and Communication
    - Non-Resident Command and General Staff Course, Command and General Staff College (AFP)
    - Senior Executive Fellows Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
    - Doctor of Public Administration (Honoris Causa), Polytechnic University of the Philippines
    - Diploma in Land Use Program, University of the Philippines - School of Urban Regional Planning
    - Top Management Program, Asian Institute of Management (Bali, Indonesia)
    - Joint Services and Command Staff Course, Joint Services and Command Staff College (AFP)
    - Masters in Management, Philippine Christian University
    - Diploma in Environmental and Natural Resources Management, University of the Philippines Open University

    Experience:
    - Mayor, Makati
    - Chair, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
    - Co-chair, Task Force on Traffic Improvement and Management for Metro Manila and Suburbs
    - Co-chair, Pasig Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC)
    - Vice President of the Philippines
    - Chair, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council

    Source: ABS-CBN News, Rappler


    12. Roy Cabonegro


    Source: Roy Cabonegro Twitter


    13. Bro John Castriciones


    Source: Bro John Castriciones Twitter, Bro John Castriciones Website


    14. Alan Peter Cayetano
    Education:
    - De La Salle - Zobel
    - BA Political Science, University of the Philippines - Diliman
    - Law, Ateneo de Manila University

    Experience:
    - Councilor, Taguig
    - Vice Mayor, Taguig
    - Representative, Taguig-Pateros
    - Member, Board of Regents, Technological University of the Philippines
    - Member, Board of Regents, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
    - Senator
    - Foreign Affairs Secretary

    Source: Senate Website, Rappler


    15. Melchor Chavez
    Education:
    - Political Science, Notre Dame College

    Experience:
    - Broadcast Journalist
    - National President, Association of Commentators and Announcers of the Philippines

    Notes:
    - pushed for land reform, freedom of information, and early retirement for workers in his previous campaign
    - shown support for federalism, death penalty, divorce, same-sex marriage, anti-political dynasty law
    - opposed war on drugs and extension of martial law in Mindanao

    Source: CNN, Rappler


    16. Neri Colmenares


    Source: Neri Colmenares Facebook [1][2] / Neri Colmenares Twitter


    17. David D'Angelo

    Source: David D'Angelo Twitter


    18. Leila De Lima

    Source: Leila De Lima Facebook

    19. Monsour Del Rosario

    Source: Monsour Del Rosario Facebook [1][2]


    20. Ding Diaz
    Experience:
    - Businessman

    Source: Rappler
  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 24 #4
    21. Chel Diokno

    Source: Chel Diokno Website


    22. JV Ejercito
    Education:
    - Xavier School
    - AB Political Science, De La Salle University

    Experience:
    - Mayor, San Juan
    - Representative, San Juan
    - Senator

    Source: Senate WebsiteJV Ejercito Facebook


    23. Guillermo Eleazar
    Education:
    - Philippine Military Academy

    Experience:
    - Chief, Quezon City Police District
    - Regional Director, Calabarzon
    - Director, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO)
    - Commander, Joint Task Force COVID-19 Shield
    - Deputy Chief for Administration, PNP
    - Chief, Philippine National Police

    Source: Rappler [1][2]


    24. Ernie Ereño
    Experience:
    - Businessman
    - President and COO, Balikatan 777 Inc

    Source: Rappler


    25. Chiz Escudero

    Source: Chiz Escudero Website


    26. Luke Espiritu

    Source: Luke Espiritu Twitter


    27. Jinggoy Estrada


    More here: [1][2]
    Source: Jinggoy Estrada Facebook [1][2]


    28. Bal Falcone
    Education:
    - AB Liberal Arts, Sacred Heart University
    - MA in Philosophy, University of San Carlos (Cebu City)
    - Master in Business Management, Asian Institute of Management

    Experience:
    - Business Consultant
    - Author
    - Professor
    - President, Millennium Industrial Commercial Corporation
    - Executive Director, Sagip Bansa Filipinas Foundation Inc

    Source: ivoteph, Rappler


    29. Larry Gadon

    Source: Lakas-CMD Facebook


    30. Win Gatchalian


    Source: Win Gatchalian Facebook [1][2]
  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 25 #5
    31. DickGordon


    More here: DickGordon Website
    Source: DickGordon Facebook [1][2]


    32. Samira Gutoc

    Source: Samira Gutoc Facebook


    33. Gringo Honasan
    Education:
    - San Beda College
    - Dominican School (Taipei, Taiwan)
    - Don Bosco High School
    - Economics, University of the Philippines
    - Philippine Military Academy
    - Masters Degree in Business Management, Asian Institute of Management

    Experience:
    - Military Officer
    - Senator
    - Chairperson, Senate Committees on Agrarian Reform
    - Chairperson, Public Order and Dangerous Drugs
    - Chairperson, Public Information and Mass Media
    - Secretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology

    Source: Senate Website, RapplerLakas-CMD Facebook


    34. Risa Hontiveros


    Source: Risa Hontiveros Facebook


    35. RJ Javellana

    Education:
    - Political Science, Lyceum of the Philippines University

    Experience:
    - Secretary General, Luntiang Pangarap (Green Team) Inc.
    - President, United Filipino Consumers and Commuters
    - President, Water for All Refund Movement

    Source: CNN, Rappler


    36. Nur-mahal Kiram
    Education:
    - Doctor of International Affairs, Honoris Causa, Norman Academy/Ruggero II University (Italy)
    - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, University Institute of Technology Mara (Selangor, Malaysia)

    Affiliations:
    - President, Junca Global Group of Companies
    - Marketing Director, Ahlus Suluk Development Corp.
    - Director, World Foundation, Inc.
    - Co-Owner/Director, Smart Brain Philippines
    - Director, Bioaromatics Philippines
    - Vice President, Anti-Crime Community Watch

    Source: Nur-Mahal Kiram "Princess Light" Facebook via SMNI, Rappler


    37. Elmer Labog

    Source: Elmer Labog Facebook / Elmer Labog Twitter


    38. Alex Lacson

    Source: Alex Lacson Twitter


    39. Rey Langit


    Source: PDP Laban Facebook [1][2]


    40. Loren Legarda



    More here: Loren Legarda Website
    Source: Loren Legarda Facebook
  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 25 #6
    41. Ariel Lim
    Experience:
    - Former government employee

    Platform: Listed on Mr. Transport Website

    Source: Rappler


    42. Emily Mallillin
    Education:
    - Bugatay Elementary School
    - Camasi National High School

    Experience:
    - Founder and Chairman of the Board, Konseho Espiritual sa Rehiyon Dos Multi-Purpose Cooperative
    - President and Chairman of the Board, Victorious Children of Mary Enthroned Multi-sectoral Organization, Inc
    - Secretary-General, Federation of National Greening Program People's Organization of Isabela
    - Board of Trustee and National Treasurer, Pamathalaan ng Buhay
    - National Vice President for Internal Affairs, Republika ng Mamamayang Pilipino
    - Member, Cagyan Provincial Development Council
    - Member, Tuguegarao City Development Council

    Source: GMA News Online, Rappler


    43. Rodante Marcoleta



    Source: PDP Laban Facebook


    44. Francis Leo Marcos
    - Internet Personality
    - Popular on social media for philanthropic acts

    Source: Rappler


    45. Sonny Matula

    Source: Sonny Matula Twitter


    46. Marieta Mindalano-Adam

    Source: Marieta Mindalano-Adam Facebook


    47. Atty./Dr. Leo Olarte
    Experience:
    - President, Philippine Medical Association
    - Legal Affairs Chief, Philippine Medical Association
    - Chairman, Coalition of Clean Air Advocates of the Philippines (CCAAP)
    - President, Clean Air Philippines Movement Inc.

    Source: Rappler, PhilStar, CNN Facebook


    48. Dra. Minguita Padilla


    Source: Dra. Minguita Padilla Website


    49. Robin Padilla


    Source: PDP Laban Facebook


    50. Salvador Panelo

    Source: PDP Laban Facebook
  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 25 #7
    51. Astra Pimentel

    Source: Astra Pimentel Facebook


    52. Manny Piñol

    Agenda: Manny Piñol Facebook
    Source: Manny Piñol Website


    53. Willie Ricablanca, Jr.
    Education:
    - Doctor of Pastoral Studies, Far East of Advent School of Theology

    Experience:
    - National Chairman, Partido Maharlika
    - Founding Chairman, Community Force Multipliers for Peace Inc (CFMPI)
    - President and Chairman Emeritus, Pastors Association for the Restoration and Transformation Inc. (PARTI)
    - Chief Monitoring Officer, Civilian Intelligence Network

    Source: Rappler, LinkedIn


    54. Harry Roque

    More here: Harry Roque Website
    Source: Harry Roque Facebook


    55. Lady Anne Sahidulla
    Education:
    - Commerce, Zamboanga Arturo Eustaquio Colleges
    - Mass Communication, Western Mindanao State University

    Experience:
    - Mayor, Tongkil town (now Banguingui)
    - Vice Governor, Sulu
    - 2nd District Representative, Sulu
    - Businesswoman and Founder, Anak Ilo Foundation

    Notes:
    - faced a graft case for failing to declare a parcel of land and vehicles in SALN

    Source: CNN, Rappler


    56. Jopet Sison

    More here: Jopet Sison Website
    Source: Jopet Sison Twitter [1][2]


    57. Gibo Teodoro

    More here: Gibo Teodoro Website
    Source: Gibo Teodoro Facebook


    58. Antonio Trillanes IV

    Source: Antonio Trillanes IV Twitter


    59. Raffy Tulfo
    Experience:
    - TV personality
    - Radio Presenter

    Affiliations:
    - Brother of former Secretary of Tourism, Wanda Tulfo-Teo

    Source: Rappler


    60. Rey Valeros
    Experience:
    - Seafarer
    - International shipping auditor
    - Head, Crewing Managers Association of the Philippines

    Notes:
    - Philippine Navy reserve officer
    - expressed doubts in COVID-19 vaccines and pushed for natural preventive medicine

    Source: Rappler
  • pexer99pexer99 💬 PEx Admin
    edited March 22 #8
    61. Joel Villanueva

    Source: Joel Villanueva Facebook


    62. Mark Villar


    Source: Lakas-CMD Facebook


    63. Carmen Zubiaga


    Source: Carmen Zubiaga Twitter [1][2]


    64. Migz Zubiri


    Source: Lakas-CMD Facebook [1][2]
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