The official date for the filing of candidacy for national and local positions is less than a month away but many politicians in Quezon City are already in the thick of preparation for a possible run. Here are the possible candidates for local election in Quezon City.
Candidates for mayor:
Joy Belmonte – incumbent mayor. She is in her first term as mayor so she eligible for re-election.
Candidates for vice mayor:
Gian Sotto – incumbent vice mayor. He is in her first term so he is eligible for re-election.
Candidates for Congressman (First District):
Anthony Peter “Onyx” Crisologo – First term incumbent congressman.
Candidates for Congressman (Second District):
Precious Castelo – First term incumbent congresswoman
Candidates for Congressman (Third District):
Allan Benedict Reyes – First term incumbent congresswoman
Candidates for Congressman (Fourth District):
Jesus “Bong” Suntay – First term incumbent congresswoman
Candidates for Congressman (Fifth District):
Aiko Melendez – A former councilor, she has indicated her plan to run for congresswoman.
Patrick Michael Vargas – incumbent Councilor, Brother of outgoing Alfred Vargas
Candidates for Congressman (Sixth District):
— (Incumbent Congressman Kit Belmonte is on his last term.)