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.
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
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
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)