Philippine Election 2022: List of Celebrity Candidates

The period for the filing of certificate for candidacy for the 2022 election is over although substitution is still allowed until November 15. Here is a partial list of actors, actresses, singers, and other celebrities who filed their certificates of candidacy for an elective post. (This is a developing story. Please come back for updates.)

Isko Moreno – Current mayor of Manila. He is running for president.

Mayor Isko Moreno
Mayor Isko Moreno

Manny Pacquiao – incumbent senator and champion boxer

Tito Sotto – incumbent senate president who is running for vice president.

Noli De Castro – former vice president who is running for senator.

Raffy Tulfo – broadcaster

Herbert Bautista – for senator

Manuel Monsour del Rosario III – for senator

Robin Padilla – running for senator

Richard Gomez – running for congressman in the 4th district of Leyte to replace her wife Lucy Torres, outgoing congresswoman who will run for mayor of Ormoc City.

Angelica Jones – for congresswoman of the 3rd district of Laguna

Lani Mercado – running for congressman of Bacoor City in Cavite.

Richard Yap – Congressman of Cebu City’s First District

Ramon “Jolo” Revilla III – incumbent Cavite Vice Governor. He is running for congressman of the first district of Cavite.

Anjo Yllana – congresman, 4th district of Camarines Sur

John Marvin Nieto aka Yul Servo – incumbent congressman of the third district of Manila; running for vice mayor

Yul Servo
Yul Servo

Arjo Atayde – running for congressman in the first district of Quezon City.

Alex Castro – Vice Governor, Bulacan

Ejay Falcon – running for vice governor in Oriental Mindoro

Imelda Papin – Vice Governor, Camarines Sur

Jason Abalos – running for board member in Nueva Ecija

Vico Sotto – Current mayor of Pasig City who is running for re-election.

Javi Benitez – for mayor of Victorias City in Negros Occidental
Alvin Patrimonio – for mayor of Cainta, Rizal

Arnold Vegafria – talent manager; running for mayor of Olongapo

Teri Onor (Dexter Dominguez in real life) – Vice Mayor of Abucay, Bataan

Other Celebrity Candidates
Nash Aguas – running for councilor in Cavite City.
Bobby Andrews – councilor, fourth district of Quezon City
Angelu de Leon – councilor of Pasig
Claudine Barretto – Councilor in Olongapo
Aiko Melendez – councilor of the fifth legislative district of Quezon City
Alma Moreno – Parañaque City
Lou Veloso – councilor in Manila
James Yap – Councilor in San Juan, Metro Manila
Nora Aunor – National Organization for Responsive Advocacies for the Arts (NORA A) party-list congresswoman
Karla Estrada – Tingog Sinirangan party-list congresswoman (3rd Nominee)
Mocha Uson – Mothers For Change (MOCHA) party-list congresswoman (1st Nominee)
Michelle Gumabao – Mothers For Change (MOCHA) party-list congresswoman (2nd Nominee)

RELATED: Philippine Election 2022: Candidates for Senators

Celebrity Candidates
Celebrity Candidates

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