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Aspirants for the 2022 national elections

November 25, 2021 | 9:49am
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Aspirants for the 2022 national elections
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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who is running for president, has tested negative for cocaine, shabu, marijuana and other illegal substances, according to a photo posted by his team.

November 23, 2021

The son and namesake of the Philippines' former dictator Ferdinand Marcos says he took a cocaine test after President Rodrigo Duterte accused an unnamed presidential candidate of using the illegal drug.

Marcos Jr, who is among the frontrunners seeking to succeed Duterte in 2022, says in a statement he was tested Monday and had submitted the result to three police agencies.

He tells a local broadcaster he had tested negative.

"I really don't feel that I am the one being alluded to," says Marcos Jr, popularly known as "Bongbong". — AFP

November 13, 2021

Sen. Bong Go withdraws candidacy for vice president and files candidacy for president under Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan, PDP-Laban Secretary General Melvin Matibag says. — Xave Gregorio

November 13, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Bong Go arrive at the Comelec office. They are joining PDP-Laban standard-bearer Bato dela Rosa, who is set to withdraw his candidacy for presidency.

November 13, 2021

Sen. Bato dela Rosa withdraws his candidacy for president.

November 13, 2021

The staff of Sen. Bato Dela Rosa say he is on his way to Comelec to withdraw his candidacy for president.

November 13, 2021

Partido Federal ng Pilipinas adopts Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio as its vice presidential bet. Resolution signed today. PFP is fielding Bongbong Marcos as presidential candidate for 2022 polls. — Kristine Joy Patag

November 13, 2021

Lyle Uy of Lakas-CMD withdraws the certificate of candidacy for vice president. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will be the substitute. 

November 13, 2021

Department of Labor and Employment says its secretary, Silvestre Bello III, has yet to decide if he will seek a Senate seat.

"He has until Monday to do so," it says in a statement. — Xave Gregorio

November 13, 2021

Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino presidential bet Antonio Valdes files his withdrawal papers for president and says former National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict spokesman Lt. Gen.  Antonio Parlade Jr. will be his replacement.

 

 

November 12, 2021

PDP-Laban's Cusi wing says it is exploring all options amid shifts in the political scene.

This includes going back to their original plan of fielding Sen. Bong Go and President Rodrigo Duterte as president and vice president, respectively. — Xave Gregorio

 

November 11, 2021

National Commission on Indigenous Peoples official Marlon Bosantog is quitting his posts after being nominated to represent an Indigenous Peoples party-list group.

Bosantog, a lawyer, is also one of the spokespersons of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict.

He will be among the nominees of IPEACE Epanaw, a new party-list participating in the 2022 elections. — The STAR/Artemio Dumlao

November 11, 2021

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has tendered her resignation from Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), the party says.

HNP Secretary General Anthony del Rosario says the Davao City mayor resigned at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday.

"In her letter to the officers and members of HNP, she states that, 'It is with profound sadness that I hereby tender my resignation from our beloved party. My support will always be with you and I will always be grateful for all the things you have taught me,'" Del Rosario says.

October 22, 2021

Former senator Bongbong Marcos, a presidential aspirant, flew to Cebu to pay a courtesy visit to Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia at the capitol, The Freeman reports.

Marcos was accompanied by Rep. Duke Frasco (Cebu 5th district).

October 22, 2021

Vice President Leni Robredo picks labor leader Sonny Matula to complete her Senate slate for the 2022 national elections.

"Malinaw ang track record ni Attorney Sonny sa paglaban para sa karapatan ng mga manggagawang Pilipino. Humarap siya sa mga malalaking korporasyon, na ang tanging sandata ay paninindigan at husay sa abogasya," Robredo says.

October 20, 2021

Laban ng Masa Chairperson Walden Bello is running for vice president as Partido ng Lakas ng Masa presidential candidate Ka Leody De Guzman's running mate, Laban ng Masa announces Wednesday.

According to the announcement, Bello filed his certificate of canddiacy and will replace Raquel Castillo as PLM's vice-presidential canddiate. 

"Bello, a former member of the House of Representatives, is an internationally renowned expert in development and economics and a legendary activist against the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos," Laban ng Masa says.

"He is teaming up with presidential candidate Ka Leody de Guzman to forward a comprehensive agenda not just for regime change but also systemic change," Laban ng Masa also says.

October 8, 2021

Sen. Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa files his certificate of candidacy for president under PDP-Laban.

He is running alongside Sen. Bong Go, who earlier filed his COC for vice president.

October 8, 2021

Through a representative, Sen. Richard Gordon files his certificate of candidacy, gunning for reelection in the 2022 polls. 

October 8, 2021

 

Former Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat files his certificate of candidacy for senator.

He will be running under the Liberal Party.

October 8, 2021

Actor Robin Padilla submits his candidacy documents for senator in the 2022 polls under the banner of a PDP-Laban faction.

October 8, 2021

Ernesto Abella, former spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte, files his candidacy for president in the 2022 polls.

October 8, 2021

In a bid to return to politics, veteran news anchor and former vice president Noli de Castro files his certificate of candidacy for senator.

"Kung ako ang tatanungin, gusto kong ibalik [ang ABS-CBN franchise]. Maiiyak ka sa libu-libong nawalan ng trabaho," De Castro says.

However, he refuses to criticize the current government as he leaves his network ABS-CBN, which the Duterte administration shut down last year.

October 8, 2021

Former Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV submits his candidacy requirements, seeking a Senate comeback in the 2022 elections.

October 8, 2021

Former Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol files his certificate of candidacy for senator.

October 8, 2021

Seeking a second term, detained Sen. Leila de Lima files her certificate of candidacy for senator in the May 2022 national elections.

Her official representative and spokesperson, lawyer Dino de Leon, filed on her behalf. 

October 8, 2021

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian files his certificate of candidacy for reelection in the 2022 national elections.

October 8, 2021

Sen. Kiko Pangilinan files his certificate of candidacy for vice president in the 2022 elections. He is running alongside presidential aspirant Leni Robredo.

October 8, 2021

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello submits his candidacy requirements for senator in the 2022 polls. 

October 7, 2021

Former Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano files his certificate of candidacy for senator as in independent candidate in the 2022 polls.

October 7, 2021

Vice President Leni Robredo files her certificate of candidacy for president in the 2022 polls.

She is accompanied by election lawyer Romulo Macalintal and her daughters.

October 7, 2021

Kabataan party-list seeks to renew their Congress seat. First representative and former NUPL president Raoul Manuel is accompanied by incumbent Kabataan representative Sarah Elago.

October 7, 2021

Vice President Leni Robredo to submit her candidacy documents for president in the 2022 elections at 3 p.m. Thursday.

October 7, 2021

Former vice president Jejomar Binay files his certificate of candidacy for senator in the 2022 national polls.

October 7, 2021

Vice President Leni Robredo announces that she is running for president in the 2022 elections, which she believes is crucial to ending President Rodrigo Duterte’s brand of leadership. — Xave Gregorio

October 7, 2021

Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno files his senatorial certificate of candidacy, running under Katipunan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino party.

October 7, 2021

Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno files his senatorial certificate of candidacy, running under Katipunan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino party.

October 7, 2021

News anchor and former vice president Noli de Castro leaves ABS-CBN as he will be seeking a political comeback next year.

In his morning radio program, De Castro says it will be his last day in Teleradyo.

This announcement comes before De Castro  takes his oath-taking as a member of Aksyon Demokratiko.

October 7, 2021

Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno takes his oath of office as a member of Katipunan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino party.

He is expected to file his certificate of candidacy for senator in the 2022 polls.

October 6, 2021

Labor leader Leody de Guzman files his certificate of candidacy for president in the 2022 elections.

October 6, 2021

Anakpawis party-list, which represents sectors of workers, peasants, fisherfolk, national minorities, urban and rural poor, aims to renew its seat at the House of Representatives.

October 6, 2021

Sen. Joel Villanueva submits his candidacy documents, seeking another term as senator.

He is running as an independent candidate.

October 6, 2021

Sen. Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III file their certificate of candidacy for president and vice president, respectively.

October 6, 2021

Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. files his certificate of candidacy for the highest seat in the land for the 2022 national elections.

October 6, 2021

Sen. Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri files his certificate of candidacy, seeking reelection in the 2022 polls.

October 6, 2021

Sen. Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri files his certificate of candidacy, seeking reelection in the 2022 polls.

October 5, 2021

Former Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., who lost the vice presidential race in 2016, announces that he will run for president in the 2022 national elections.

In a recorded video published on Facebook, Marcos says he will "bring that form of unifying leadership back to or country."

October 5, 2021

Former vice president Jejomar Binay will run for senator in the 2022 elections, acting United Nationalist Alliance Secretary General JV Bautista says.

"At the moment, nothing has been finalized yet and UNA is still in talks with other organizations/political groups and is in the process of adopting senatorial candidates from these parties who share UNA's vision and plaform of government," Bautista says.

October 4, 2021

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno files his certificate of candidacy for president along with his running mate.

Moreno came with doctor Willie Ong, who also filed his COC for vice president.

The two will run under Aksyon Demokratiko.

October 4, 2021

Former President and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo seeks a comeback in the lower chamber of Congress.

Arroyo filed her certificate of candidacy for representative of the 2nd district of Pampanga on October 1, according to her son Rep. Mikey Arroyo. 

October 3, 2021

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon confirms Vice President Leni Robredo met with Sen. Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III, who are running for president and vice president, respectively.

He says an agreement towards a common ticket does not seem likely. 

October 2, 2021

Sen. Christopher "Bong" Go files his certificate of candidacy to run for vice president in the 2022 elections. 

October 2, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte and his long-time aide Sen. Christopher "Bong" Go have arrived at the area at a Pasay City hotel where the filing of certificates of candidacy are filed.

Duterte has openly said he will run for vice president. Go has been nominated to run for president by PDP-Laban but the senator says he is not interested.

October 2, 2021

JV Ejercito files his certificate of candidacy, seeking a return to the Senate.

October 2, 2021

Broadcaster Raffy Tulfo files his certificate of candidacy for senator, running as an independent candidate.

October 2, 2021

APEC, PhilRECA and Recoboda are among the first to file certificates of candidacy for party-list on October 2, Saturday.

The three party-list groups claim to represent electric cooperatives. — Gaea Katreena Cabico

October 2, 2021

Former education secretary and 1Sambayan convenor Bro. Armin Luistro says that Vice President Leni Robredo will announce her presidential bid before October 8.  The STAR/Robertzon Ramirez

October 1, 2021

Pasig City Mayor Vico seeks a second term as he files his certificate of candidacy. 

He is accompanied by his mother Coney Reyes. 

October 1, 2021

Sen. Manny Pacquiao files his certificate of candidacy for president in the 2022 national elections.

Accompanying him is his running mate Rep. Lito Atienza (Buhay Party-list), who also filed his candidacy for vice president.

Follow this thread for updates on the aspirants for local and national posts in the May 2022 elections. — Main photo by The STAR/Boy Santos

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