Comelec declares 27 official Senate candidates

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has named 27 aspirants as “official candidates” for the senatorial race on the May 2013 polls.

In the 16-page Resolution No. 9540, Comelec gave “due course” to the certificates of candidacy (CoC) of the following Senate hopefuls:

1. Hontiveros, Ana Theresia N.

1. De Los Reyes, John Carlos G.
2. Llasos, Marwil N.
3. David, Rizalito Y.

1. Angara, Juan Edgardo M.

1. Aquino, Paolo Benigno IV A.
2. Madrigal, Maria Ana Consuelo A.
3. Magsaysay, Ramon Jr., B.

1. Casiño, Teodoro A.

1. Cayetano, Alan Peter S.
2. Trillanes, Antonio IV F.
3. Villar, Cynthia A.

1. Enrile, Juan Ponce Jr., C.
2. Legarda, Lorna Regina B.

1. Pimentel, Aquilino Martin III D.

1. Binay, Maria Lourdes Nancy S.
2. Cojuangco, Margarita R.
3. Ejercito, Joseph Victor G.
4. Gordon, Richard J.
5. Honasan, Gregorio B.
6. Maceda, Ernesto M.
7. Magsaysay, Maria Milagros Esperanza H.
8. Zubiri, Juan Miguel F.

1. Escudero, Francis Joseph G.
2. Llamanzares, Mary Grace P.
3. Hagedorn, Edward S.
4. Montaño, Ramon E.

Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez explained the remaining 57 out of 84 total number of aspirants, who also filed CoCs on October 1 to 5, still need to prove their legitimacy before the poll body.

Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said the following “prospective candidates” have to attend hearings on 9 a.m., October 18.

1. Baguio, Florentino F.
2. Bantolo, Rosario S.
3. Bernardino, Aeric P.
4. Bula, Leonardo C.
5. Cabrera, Rafael M.
6. Cadag, Victorio Angelo A.
7. Cailing, Patrocino A.
8. Capular, Elizabeth S.
9. Dazo, Catalino A.
10. Dimaya, Arsenio T.
11. Donato, Juanito E.
12. Escosura, Anicio B.
13. Espinosa, Manuel P.
14. Factor, Generoso J.
15. Fernandez, Eduardo Syamasundar-Das P.
16. Garay, Roque F.
17. Gorostiza, Byron Adriano D.
18. Handumon, Benjamin Jr., S.
19. Insigne, Manuel E.
20. Jolongbayan, Edwin S.
21. Lacan Luisong Tagean, Salam Ed Jr., E.
22. Lagata, Merlito O.
23. Lawag, Victor S.
24. Lope, Wendell H.
25. Magtira, Daniel R.
26. Maluenda, Severo Jr. L.
27. Mandap, Elena L.
28. Ning, Carlito P.
29. Nocon, Valeriano III P.
30. Penson, Richard L.
31. Po, Manuel A.
32. Rirao, Marlon G.
33. Rojas, Ericson Eli Felix B.
34. Salangsang, Pepito S.
35. Santosidad, Rebecca C.
36. Soriano, Cosme Omie P.
37. Suerte, Orlando G.
38. Sulibit, Nonato M.
39. Talag, Alfonso, Jr. E.
40. Tomol, Rogelio C.
41. Villamor, Ulyn E.

Comelec will meanwhile summon the following on October 19:

1. Abella, Alma L.
2, Chavez, Melchor G.
3. Gundayao, Virgilio G.
4. Lozano, Oliver U.
5. Nueva, Norma C.
6. Pancho, Jr. Wenceslao P.
7. Wood, Victor N.

8. Belgica, Greco Antonious Beda B.
9. Falcone, Baldomero C.
10. Señeres, Christian M.

11. Alcantara, Samson S.

12. Cadion, Leo M.
13. Galang, Virgilio J.
14. Ajel, Remelyn T.
15. Marcos, Francis Leo A.
16. Sy, Johnny Chris H.


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