Manila Election 2022: Candidates for Mayor, Vice Mayor, Congressman

The official date for the filing of candidacy for national and local positions is less than a month away but many politicians in Manila are already in the thick of preparation for a possible run. Among them is First District Congressman Manuel Luis Lopez who signified his intention to run for mayor under the ruling PDP-Laban Party. Incumbent Mayor Isko Moreno is reportedly eyeing a national post, either the presidency or the vice presidency. There is no word yet what position the incumbent Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna will run for. Having been elected in 2016, she is qualified to run for re-election in 2022.

Candidates for mayor:
Manuel Luis Lopez (not yet an official candidate)

Candidates for vice mayor:
Honey Lacuna (not yet an official candidate)

Candidates for Congressman (First District):
Although incumbent Congressman Manuel Luis Lopez is eligible to run for third term, he is reportedly eyeing the position of mayor.

Candidates for Congressman (Second District):
Possible candidate is Rolando Valeriano. He is incumbent congressman who was elected in 2019 and therefore, he is qualified to run for re-election.

Candidates for Congressman (Third District):
Possible candidate is John Marvin Nieto aka Yul Servo, the incumbent congressman who was elected in 2016 so he is still qualified for another term.

Candidates for Congressman (Fourth District):
Possible candidate is Edward Maceda, the incumbent congressman who was elected in 2016 so he is still qualified for another term.

Candidates for Congressman (Fifth District):
Possible candidate is Cristal Bagatsing, the incumbent congresswoman who was elected in 2016 so she can still run for another term.

Candidates for Congressman (Sixth District):
Possible candidate for re-election is Bienvenido “Benny” Abante Jr., the incumbent representative.

(This is a developing story. Please come back for updates)

Manila Election 2022 Candidates
Manila Election 2022 Candidates

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