- There are many local celebs who will try their luck for the upcoming elections in 2019
- Some of them are re-electionists, while some are first-timers in the politics
- Even celebs like Freddie Aguilar, Mocha Uson and Jiggy Manicad filed their COC
Many celebrities have been juggling their showbiz career and political life. Some have already learned how to balance both. Meanwhile, some celebs are just starting to venture into politics. KAMI has listed local celebrities who wish to win in the upcoming 2019 polls.
Here are the aspirants as reported by Philippine Star:
OPM icon Freddie Aguilar filed his COC during the first day. He will be running in the Senate.
Veteran and “Ang Probinsyano” actor Lito Lapid will be seeking a comeback in the Senate.
Former Senator and action star Jinggoy Estrada will be running again to eye a seat in the Senate again.
Even though his plunder case is still on going, actor and former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. has filed his COC through his wife Lani Mercado, to run as a senator again.
Dr. Willie Ong
TV host and a prominent doctor, Dr. Willie Ong also seek a seat in the Senate.
Former GMA news reporter Jiggy Manicad has also ventured into politics after being a journalist for 23 years.
Girl group Mocha Girls’ leader and former Presidential Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson also filed her candidacy to run as a representative of Kasosyo party-list.
“Star for All Seasons” and former Batangas governor Vilma Santos is also a re-electionist as Representative of Batagas’ 6th District.
Father of Teen King Daniel Padilla, Rommel Padilla, filed his COC to run as representative of Nueva Ecija’s 1st District.
Veteran comedian Long Mejia surprised the many when he filed his COC to run as representative of Camarines Sur’s 1st District.
Former actor and incumbent Sta. Rosa, Laguna Mayor Dan Fernandez has filed his COC to be Laguna’s representative.
Son of Bong Revilla, actor Jolo Revilla also sought re-election to be Cavite’s vice governor.
Son of Bossing Vic Sotto and Connie Reyes, current councilor of Pasig City has also filed his COC to be Pasig’s mayor.
Actor Richard Gomez is also a re-electionist as Ormoc City’s mayor.
Actor Isko Moreno also filed his COC to run as Manila Mayor. He will be running against current Manila Mayor Erap Estrada.
TV host and Presidential son Sebastian “Baste” Duterte has finally ventured into politics like his family. He filed his COC to become Davao City’s vice mayor, accompanied by his sister incumbent Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte.
Veteran comedy actor and TV host Roderick Paulate will also run to be Quezon City’s vice mayor.
Actor Charee Pineda also filed COC to become Valenzuela City’s councilor once again.
Actor Alfred Vargas will also try his luck for his last term as a councilor in Quezon City.
It’s Showtime host and actor Jhong Hilario has also filed his COC to be Makati City’s councilor again.
Wishing all the luck to the candidates!
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