2022 Philippine Elections

LIST: Who is running in Benguet in the 2022 Philippine elections?

LIST: Who is running in Benguet in the 2022 Philippine elections?
They are running in 1 congressional district and 13 municipalities, and the highly urbanized city of Baguio

MANILA, Philippines – Political aspirants in 81 provinces filed their certificates of candidacies October 1-8.

In Benguet, they are running in 1 congressional district and 13 municipalities, and the highly urbanized city of Baguio.

Who will be running for elective positions in Benguet in the coming May 2022 polls?

This page has been updated to reflect the Commission on Elections’ final list of candidates.

For Governor

  • Diclas, Melchor (PDP-Laban)
  • Marave, Jerry (Kilusang Bagong Lipunan)
  • Namoro, Robert (Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas)
  • Tadina, Alexander (Katipunan Party)
  • Wakat, Jerome (Independent)

For Vice Governor

  • Botiwey, Jim (Independent)
  • Felipe, Tagel (Independent)
  • Waguis, Johnny (United Benguet Party)

For Board Member

First provincial district

  • Johannes Amuasen (United Benguet Party)
  • Miranda Balog (Independent)
  • Florencio Bentrez (United Benguet Party)
  • Alegre Bungsal (Kilusang Bagong Lipunan)
  • Sander Fianza (United Benguet Party)
  • Cosme Jr. Galasgas (Independent)
  • Johnny Galutan (Independent)
  • Leo Lawana (United Benguet Party)
  • Arnulfo Milo (Kilusang Bagong Lipunan)
  • Rocky-Charm Molintas (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • Coy Nazarro (PDP-Laban)
  • Noel Saguid (Partido Pederal ng Maharlika)

Second provincial district

  • Silvestre Aben (Abag Promdi)
  • Mario Abuan (Abag Promdi)
  • Susan Atayoc (United Benguet Party)
  • Uncle Pandong Balaodan (United Benguet Party)
  • Neptali Camsol (United Benguet Party)
  • Roberto Canuto (United Benguet Party)
  • Alexander Castañeda (PDP-Laban)
  • Nardo Cayat (United Benguet Party)
  • Joel Cervantes (Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas)
  • Sario Copas (Partido Para Sa Demokratikong Reporma)
  • Marierose Fongwan-Kepes (United Benguet Party)
  • Richard Kilaan (Partido Para Sa Demokratikong Reporma)
  • Renaldo Kitano (Independent)
  • Lee Anthony Kuan (Independent)
  • Manuel Lawana (Independent)
  • Mario Ludaes (Abag Promdi)
  • Clifford Malucay (Independent)
  • Ruben Paoad (Independent)
  • Julian Jr. Pelitan (Partido Pederal ng Maharlika)
  • Sendong Talaw Salvacio (Kilusang Bagong Lipunan)
  • Art Shontogan (Reform Ph – People’s Party)
  • Darwin Soriano (Independent)
  • Reny Tabdi (Partido Pederal ng Maharlika)
  • Joel Jr. Tingbaoen (PDP-Laban)

For Congressional Representative

Lone legislative district

  • Thorrsson Keith (Independent)
  • Victorio Palangdan (Kilusang Bagong Lipunan)
  • Sammy Paran (Independent)
  • Eric Yap (United Benguet Party)

Lone legislative district (Baguo City)

  • Alexis Abano (Independent)
  • Nicasio Jr. Aliping (Independent)
  • Rey Zeta Diaz Jr. Diaz (Independent)
  • Edgardo Duque (Independent)
  • Mark Go (Nacionalista Party)
  • Rafael Wasan (Pederalismo Ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan)
City and municipalities

Atok

For Mayor

  • CALANTAS, PAQUITO (Independent)
  • SARAC, RAYMUNDO (United Benguet Party)
  • SMITH, FRANKLIN (Independent)

For Vice Mayor

  • GALAO, ANGELITO SR. (United Benguet Party)

For councilors

  • ALOS-ZARATE, MARILOU (United Benguet Party)
  • ALUMNO, PEDRO (Independent)
  • BALANG, JOHARA (Independent)
  • BANAS-E, NANCY (Independent)
  • BELIANO, EDWARD (United Benguet Party)
  • BINAY-AN, ARTHUR (United Benguet Party)
  • BODONG, OLIVER (United Benguet Party)
  • BUMAKIL, ALMA (United Benguet Party)
  • DIMACHE, VIVIAN (United Benguet Party)
  • DODON, ANNIE (Independent)
  • FIANZA, SAMMY (Independent)
  • HAIGHT, EDWARD (Independent)
  • LINGBANAN, CHARLIE (Independent)
  • LUPANTE, CONSTANTINA (United Benguet Party)
  • OLYEM, EPNAR (Independent)
  • SENIO, CUILAN (Independent)
  • SILOG, REMEJIO (United Benguet Party)
  • SUCDAD, DANNY (Independent)
  • TAMANG, JIMMY (Independent)
  • TOMAS, KELLY DENN (Independent)
  • WACAY-MAYOS, NORA (Independent)

Bakun

For Mayor

  • ANGLUBEN, CRESENCIO (Independent)
  • CAMBULO, ELMER (Independent)
  • CAMODAG, AMANDO (Independent)
  • DALMONES, PAUL (Independent)
  • RAYMUNDO, BILL (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • BUSCOL, EDWARD (Independent)
  • LABINIO, FAUSTO (Independent)
  • VICENTE, FLORENCIO (Independent)

For councilors

  • ACQUISIO, VIRGILIO (Independent)
  • ANDISO, JULIUS (United Benguet Party)
  • AYASAO, LEO (Independent)
  • BAG-AYAN, EDGARDO (Independent)
  • BALAKIAO, FLORENCE (United Benguet Party)
  • BALISTO, BERTO (Independent)
  • BAYAWA, MARK (Independent)
  • CALINSUAY, FEDERICO (United Benguet Party)
  • DUCAYSO, JOEL (Independent)
  • GUINYAWAN, NOEL (Independent)
  • KIGISAN, MARCIANO JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • KILIP, DELFIN (Independent)
  • LA MADRID, DIXIE (Independent)
  • LASUDEN, LANDO (Independent)
  • LOZANO, JESUS (United Benguet Party)
  • OGNADEN, EDGAR (Independent)
  • PACITENG, ERNIE (Independent)
  • SUNI-EN, JUNE RAYMUNDO (Independent)
  • TAMID-AY, MARSHAL (Independent)
  • TOKIAS, JAYSON (Independent)

Bokod

For Mayor

  • TELLO, REY (Independent)
  • WALES, BONGBONG (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • ALBIN, EDWARD (Abag Promdi)
  • ANTON, PEDRO (United Benguet Party)
  • IGNACIO, ERIK DONN (Independent)

For councilors

  • BALANGAY, ROMY (Independent)
  • BASILIO, ALEX (United Benguet Party)
  • BERAY, DOROTEO (United Benguet Party)
  • BOLIDE, ROBERT (Independent)
  • CALAWEN, MARIAN (Independent)
  • CAMADO, MAXIMO (Independent)
  • COSALAN, MIGUEL JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • DALILIS, BRIAN (Independent)
  • DAYOTAO, ELINGER (Independent)
  • DE AUSEN, DENNIS MOLINTAS (PPM)
  • DELICO, TONY (United Benguet Party)
  • ESNARA, PANCHO (Independent)
  • FERNANDO, BALTY (Independent)
  • MADIANO, GIESON (Independent)
  • OLAS, SONNY (United Benguet Party)
  • PIOK, ALEXANDER (Independent)
  • REBUTAZO, JHONAR (Abag Promdi)
  • SAMA, JOHNNY (United Benguet Party)
  • SOLANO, ART (United Benguet Party)
  • WALES, SEVERINO JR. (Independent)

Buguias

For Mayor

  • BACQUIAN, DONATO (Independent)
  • TINDA-AN, RUBEN (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • BAUCAS, DIONE (United Benguet Party)
  • IGUALDO, DANIEL (Independent)

For councilors

  • AQUISIO, FEDERICO (Independent)
  • BALINANG, ROSA (United Benguet Party)
  • BAY-AN, CLARINA (Independent)
  • BAYAS, JOSE JR. (Independent)
  • BIGO, GLENN (Independent)
  • CALWAG, IRENEO (Independent)
  • DAGUYAM, LETICIO (United Benguet Party)
  • EBAN, EDWIN (Independent)
  • GUESEY, MELCHOR (Independent)
  • KIMAKIM, RONALD (Independent)
  • KITONGAN, VICENTE (RP)
  • LASEGAN, JERAHMEEL (Independent)
  • PAWIL, EDMON (United Benguet Party)
  • SAWAC, SIMBER (Independent)
  • SORIANO, SAMBRANO (Independent)
  • TOLIDA, WILNARD (United Benguet Party)
  • VICENTE, FLORENCIO (Independent)
  • YANS, MANUEL (Independent)

Itogon

For Mayor

  • CAMANTILES, PAUL (Independent)
  • CARANTES, ADRIANO JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • FIANZA, NAPOLEON (Independent)
  • MARTIN, JANETH (Abag Promdi)
  • NGOLOB, NOEL (Independent)
  • WACLIN, BERNARD (Independent)

For Vice Mayor

  • CORNEL, GERRY (Independent)
  • GODIO, DAX (Independent)

For councilors

  • ACAY-CAMUYOT, JODEA (Independent)
  • ALMOZA, FRANKLIN (Independent)
  • ALTIGA, CESAR (Independent)
  • AMOS-MANOLI, ANALISA (Independent)
  • ANTOLINO, LAWRENCE (Independent)
  • APOS, MARTES (Independent)
  • BILIBLI, NOEL (Independent)
  • CARANTES, ALBERT JR. (Independent)
  • DIEGO, ALBINO (Independent)
  • DUNUAN, EDDIE SR. (Independent)
  • GALUTAN, CLINT (Independent)
  • GAYASCO, SON-SON (Independent)
  • GOLINGAB, EDWIN (Independent)
  • LADUAN, JAIME (Independent)
  • LATAWAN, LISON JR, (Independent)
  • MACASIEB, GENARO JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • MARINO, SONNY (Independent)
  • NABOYE, JAKE (Independent)
  • PACIO, NORBERTO (Independent)
  • PALANGDAN, ALEJANDRO (Independent)
  • PIO, MACKENZIE JR. (Independent)
  • TAULI, MIKE (Independent)
  • TIANGAO, FRANCISCO (United Benguet Party)
  • YAPYAPAN, LEO (Independent)

Kabayan

For Mayor

  • BANTALES, FLORANTE JR. (Independent)
  • DAOAL, BASILIO LOUIE JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • LAMSES, MIRCOLES (Independent)
  • NGINSAYAN, MARLON (Independent)

For Vice Mayor

  • BADIVAL, MIKE (Independent)
  • GUINSIMAN, DAN (United Benguet Party)
  • LEPI, LARRY (Independent)

For councilors

  • ADAIS, NARSIE (United Benguet Party)
  • ALOS, RUDY (United Benguet Party)
  • AQUISAN, REX ALWIN (United Benguet Party)
  • BALDINO, BRIAN (Independent)
  • BASKIAL, NOVER (United Benguet Party)
  • BERONG, JERIEL (Independent)
  • BUSILAG, SENFORIANO (Independent)
  • BUSILAN, ERVINE (Independent)
  • COSALAN, MALOU (Independent)
  • DALMACIO, ELMER (United Benguet Party)
  • DAOAL, EUGENE (Independent)
  • DICDIC, ROLANDO (Independent)
  • KELCHO, ORLAN (Independent)
  • KIANG-O, MORPHEY (Independent)
  • LUCIAP, VALENTIN (Independent)
  • LUCIO-MARAVE, GHISLYN (Independent)
  • MANGUSAN, GERTRUDE (Independent)
  • MINAS, SARIO (United Benguet Party)
  • MOLITAS, ORLANDO (Independent)
  • SALBINO, OLIVIA (Independent)
  • SENTAL, DOROTHEA JANET (Independent)
  • TASING, AGUSTO SR. (Independent)
  • WA-IS, SANDY (Independent)
  • WAKIT, ROLI FRANCIS (Independent)

Kapangan

For Mayor

  • CANUTO, BRUNO (Independent)
  • FERMIN, MANNY (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • BENTRES, ANDREW JR. (Independent)
  • ESLAY, MAYO (United Benguet Party)

For councilors

  • AGLASI, GREGORIO (Independent)
  • ANDISO, JOHNSON (Independent)
  • BALANGCOD, REX (United Benguet Party)
  • BASTIAN, SANTOS (United Benguet Party)
  • DIZON, HARRIS (United Benguet Party)
  • DONGUIS, JEMRY (Independent)
  • DUMAGUING, ROMEO (Independent)
  • EBES, JENNYLYN (United Benguet Party)
  • EKE, DANNY (Independent)
  • GABINO, ANDY (Independent)
  • JUAN, LILY MAE (Independent)
  • KITONG, DANNY (Independent)
  • LORENZO, LAURO (United Benguet Party)
  • LUIS, LAUDEMAR (Independent)
  • MARCELO, JEFREY (United Benguet Party)
  • MARIANO, HECTOR (United Benguet Party)
  • POCLIS, MULLER (Independent)
  • TAYABAN, MARCELO (United Benguet Party)

Kibungan

For Mayor

  • MOLITAS, CESAR (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • NITRON, EDWIN (United Benguet Party)
  • OLAYO, MARCOS (Independent)
  • TELLO, LARRY (Independent)

For councilors

  • APLAT, ONODA (Independent)
  • BOLISLIS, HARRY (Independent)
  • BULANGEN, FERNANDEZ (Independent)
  • CAYAD-AN, JOSEPH (United Benguet Party)
  • DAYAO, PHILMORE (United Benguet Party)
  • GUMPIC, PAULINE (United Benguet Party)
  • KINEY, JAIME (Independent)
  • NABE, LABIO (United Benguet Party)
  • PALUKPOK, BEN (United Benguet Party)
  • PANTALEON, JOSEPH (Independent)
  • SIADTO, BRENSON (Independent)
  • TAYAG, SATURNINO (United Benguet Party)
  • TOKING, LAURENCE (United Benguet Party)
  • TUGADE, ROGER (United Benguet Party)

La Trinidad

For Mayor

  • FONGWAN, NESTOR JR. (Independent)
  • SALDA, ROMEO (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • AWINGAN, RODERICK (United Benguet Party)
  • TERENG, RENATO (PDP-Laban)
  • VISAYA, OSBURN (Abag Promdi)

For councilors

  • ABASTILLA, JOHN (Independent)
  • ABODILES, THOMAS JR. (Independent)
  • BALDAS, BARTOLOME JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • BANGAO, JOHNNY JR. (Independent)
  • BOTIWEY, JOHN (United Benguet Party)
  • DANGWA, JAYSON (United Benguet Party)
  • DIAZ, TYRONE (United Benguet Party)
  • ELIS, BELMER (United Benguet Party)
  • GALWAN, GUILLER (United Benguet Party)
  • KEITH, PAMELA JOY (Independent)
  • KIPAS, HENRY (Abag Promdi)
  • LEE, FRANCIS (United Benguet Party)
  • LEON, ROLANDO (PDP-Laban)
  • MALACAS, JEFFERSON (Independent)
  • MICAEL, JERRY (Independent)
  • TALTALA, DANIEL (PDP-Laban)
  • WALANG, TEDCOSTINA (United Benguet Party)

Mankayan

For Mayor

  • AYONG, FRENZEL (United Benguet Party)
  • BANARIO, DARIO (Independent)
  • LUSPIAN, MATERNO (Partido Para Sa Demokratikong Reporma)

For Vice Mayor

  • CULLIAO, JULIO JOEY (Independent)
  • MANGSI, SANCHEZ (United Benguet Party)
  • TONGACAN, JOSEPH DENVER (Independent)

For councilors

  • ANASAN, NORBERTO (Independent)
  • BAGUINGEY, LEONARDO (Independent)
  • BALACDAO, JULY (Independent)
  • BASTIAN, ANDREW (United Benguet Party)
  • BEKESAN, SEGUNDO (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • BUGNOSEN, AMADOR (Independent)
  • BUYA-AN, LORETO (Independent)
  • CALLISEN, JULIET (Independent)
  • CAMILING, ALDRIN (United Benguet Party)
  • CLETO, JULIUS (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • DAPIAWEN, ALEXANDER (United Benguet Party)
  • DOMILOS, MARDON (United Benguet Party)
  • GACITA, HECTOR (United Benguet Party)
  • GALUTEN, BAYLON (Independent)
  • GUANSO, HAROLD (Independent)
  • GUMA, PORFIRIO JR. (Independent)
  • LASQUITE, EUGENE (Independent)
  • MACARIO, FRANKLIN (Independent)
  • MANUIT, REY (Independent)
  • MASCAY, BOTZ (Independent)
  • NGAWA, CORPUZ (Independent)
  • PADAWI, AMBINO (Independent)
  • SALIC-O, GEORGE (Independent)
  • TANGLIB, JULES (Independent)
  • TIP-AC, TIRSO (United Benguet Party)
  • TOTANES, BALODOY (United Benguet Party)
  • WAGIAN, ALEJANDRO (United Benguet Party)

Sablan

For Mayor

  • DACUMOS, ALFREDO JR. (PPM)
  • MUNAR, MANUEL JR. (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • BALDO, ARTHUR (Independent)
  • CAMHIT, EMILY (Independent)

For councilors

  • ALMACEN, CORNELIO (United Benguet Party)
  • AMBOY, ROMEO (United Benguet Party)
  • BUSOY, HAROLD (PPM)
  • CALADO, CESAR (United Benguet Party)
  • CARAME, JEFFERSON (PPM)
  • CUTAY, JOHNNY (United Benguet Party)
  • DELEON, ARTHUR (PPM)
  • EKMAN, NIXON (United Benguet Party)
  • GUIVAC, RAMOS (Independent)
  • LETE, GUTIEREZ (RP)
  • MADARANG, RICARDO (PPM)
  • OLANIO, JERRY (PPM)
  • OME, HERMINIGILDO (United Benguet Party)
  • POLON, ROMULO (United Benguet Party)
  • RINGOR, VILMA (United Benguet Party)
  • SANCHEZ, JAMES (Independent)
  • SATURNINO, JUDITH (PPM)
  • SUYAN, FIDEL (RP)
  • TACIO, ELIZA (PPM)
  • WALANG, MARCELINO (PPM)

Tuba

For Mayor

  • RIVERA, NAZ (Lakas-CMD)
  • SAL-ONGAN, CLARITA (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • CARANTES, MARIA (United Benguet Party)

For councilors

  • ABANCE, WILLIAM (United Benguet Party)
  • ALEJO, GERALD JR. (Lakas-CMD)
  • APIL, REBECCA (United Benguet Party)
  • BABAN, NESTOR (United Benguet Party)
  • BALTING, JASON (Lakas-CMD)
  • BEHIS, GAREY (United Benguet Party)
  • GABINO, EUGENE (United Benguet Party)
  • KITMA, ROGER (United Benguet Party)
  • MANDAPAT, BUTCH (Lakas-CMD)
  • MIANA, ROSE (Lakas-CMD)
  • OPAD, JANE (Lakas-CMD)
  • PALAOAG, JEROME (Lakas-CMD)
  • PALOMA, JUNAR (Independent)
  • PAUS, GLORIA (United Benguet Party)
  • SAINGAN, ALFREDO (Lakas-CMD)
  • SAINGAN, DARIO (Independent)
  • TAKINAN, REACHELLE (United Benguet Party)

Tublay

For Mayor

  • COSALAN, FELIPE JR. (Independent)
  • LAURO, ARMANDO (United Benguet Party)

For Vice Mayor

  • ESNARA, JUAN (United Benguet Party)

For councilors

  • ACOP, WINSTON (Independent)
  • BENITO, NEMESCIO (United Benguet Party)
  • BERTO, DINGLEE (United Benguet Party)
  • DAGUIOA, CRUSO JR. (United Benguet Party)
  • DARCIO, PEPITO (Independent)
  • DESIERTO, JOVELYN (United Benguet Party)
  • DIANO, WILFREDO (Independent)
  • ESTEBAN, WILLIAM (United Benguet Party)
  • FELIPE, NATHANIEL (Independent)
  • KIMPA-OY, DANIEL (United Benguet Party)
  • MAYOS, MARVIN (Independent)
  • MENDOZA, SORIANO (United Benguet Party)
  • PANGAYAN, MODESTO JR. (Independent)
  • TORIBIO, GABRIEL (United Benguet Party)

Baguio City

For Mayor

  • BILOG, EDISON (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • DOMOGAN, MAURICIO (Lakas-CMD)
  • MAGALONG, BENJIE (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • PINIC, JEFFREY (Independent)

For Vice Mayor

  • ALANGSAB, JOEL (Independent)
  • LAWANA, MICHAEL (Independent)
  • OLOWAN, FAUSTINO (Nacionalista Party)
  • SEMBRANO, ELAINE (Independent)

For councilors

  • ABELA, GARY PAUL (Independent)
  • ALAMBRA, REGINO (Partido Demokratiko Sosyalista ng Pilipinas)
  • ALLAD-IW, ARTHUR (LP)
  • AVILES, ALFONSO (Independent)
  • BAGBAGEN, FRED (Independent)
  • BATNAG, PABLO (Independent)
  • BOMOGAO, BENNY (Lakas-CMD)
  • CARANTES, MARIX (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • CARIÑO, PAM (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • CAYABAS, VLADIMIR (PPM)
  • COSALAN, ISABELO JR. (LP)
  • DATUIN, ELMER (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • DE CASTRO, MARLENE (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • DE LOS REYES, MARIO (Independent)
  • DOLLENTE, RICHARD (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • FARIÑAS, LEAH (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • FERRER, RICO-JOHN (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • FIANZA, PETER (Independent)
  • GAERLAN, GLENN (Nacionalista Party)
  • GAPUZ, BRO. EDDIE BAGUIO (Independent)
  • HUMIDING, MICHAEL (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • JIMENEZ, VIC (LP)
  • MABUTAS, NOEL (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • MANGUSAN, RYAN (Lakas-CMD)
  • MASPIL, MURPHY SR. (Independent)
  • MOLINTAS, JOSE (LP)
  • MONSERRATE, GORDON (Independent)
  • ORCALES, LEVY (PRP)
  • ORTEGA, LEN (Lakas-CMD)
  • PEREZ, MARN (Independent)
  • RUARO, RAYMUND (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
  • TABANDA, BETTY LOURDES (Nacionalista Party)
  • VILLAREAL, COACH CRICKET (Nationalist People’s Coalition)
  • WEYGAN-ALLAN, PHILIAN (Nacionalista Party)
  • YAÑGOT, LEANDRO JR. (Nacionalista Party)
  • YARANON, MYLEN (LP)

– Rappler.com

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