2022 Philippine Elections

LIST: Who is running for senator in the 2022 Philippine elections?

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LIST: Who is running for senator in the 2022 Philippine elections?
They will be vying for 12 seats in the Senate. A total of 64 candidates are on the official ballot.

From October 1 to 8, 2021, senatorial aspirants trooped to the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila to file with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) their certificates of candidacy (COC) for the 2022 polls.

They will be vying for 12 seats in the Senate.

(READ: Powers and Duties: Senator in the Philippines)

Below is the official list of candidates for senator, arranged alphabetically. The senatorial slate(s) that an aspirant is a part of is also indicated.

(READ: #PHVote Guides: When does a politician become a candidate?)

At the end, you may see the declared and known Senate slates of the presidential bets.

(READ: Senatorial slates for the 2022 Philippine elections – A Rappler cheat sheet)

A total of 64 senatorial candidates are on the official ballot:

2. Albani, Ibrahim (WPP)
Workers and Peasants Party (Labor Party Philippines)
3. Arranza, Mang Jess (Ind.)
Independent
4. Baguilat, Teddy (LP)
Liberal Party
In senatorial slate of: Robredo
6. Balita, Carl (Aksyon)
Aksyon Demokratiko
In senatorial slate of: Moreno
7. Barbo, Lutz (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
In senatorial slate of: Pacquiao
8. Bautista, Herbert Bistek (NPC)
Nationalist People’s Coalition
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Marcos-Duterte
9. Belgica, Greco (PDDS)
Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan
In senatorial slate of: PDP-Laban
10. Bello, Silvestre Jr. (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
11. Binay, Jojo (UNA)
United Nationalist Alliance
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Pacquiao, Robredo
12. Cabonegro, Roy (PLM)
Partido Lakas ng Masa
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman
13. Castriciones, Bro. John (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
In senatorial slate of: PDP-Laban
15. Chavez, Melchor (WPP)
Workers and Peasants Party (Labor Party Philippines)
16. Colmenares, Neri (MKBYN)
Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman, Pacquiao
17. D’Angelo, David (PLM)
Partido Lakas ng Masa
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman
18. De Lima, Leila (LP)
Liberal Party
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman, Robredo
19. Del Rosario, Monsour (PDR)
Partido para sa Demokratikong Reporma
In senatorial slate of: Lacson
20. Diaz, Ding (PPP)
Partido Pilipino sa Pagbabago
21. Diokno, Chel (KANP)
Katipunan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman, Robredo
22. Ejercito, JV Estrada (NPC)
Nationalist People’s Coalition
In senatorial slate of: Lacson
23. Eleazar, Gen. Guillermo (PDR)
Partido para sa Demokratikong Reporma
In senatorial slate of: Lacson
Substituted for Paolo Redemptus Capino
24. Ereño, Bro. Ernie (PM)
Partido Maharlika
25. Escudero, Chiz (NPC)
Nationalist People’s Coalition
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Pacquiao, Robredo
26. Espiritu, Luke (PLM)
Partido Lakas ng Masa
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman
27. Estrada, Jinggoy (PMP)
Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
In senatorial slate of: Marcos-Duterte
28. Falcone, Bal Falcon (DPP)
Democratic Party of the Philippines
29. Gadon, Larry (KBL)
Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
In senatorial slate of: Marcos-Duterte
30. Gatchalian, Win (NPC)
Nationalist People’s Coalition
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Marcos-Duterte
31. Gordon, Wow Dick (BVNP)
Bagumbayan Volunteers for a New Philippines
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Pacquiao, Robredo
32. Gutoc, Samira (Aksyon)
Aksyon Demokratiko
In senatorial slate of: Moreno
33. Honasan, Gringo (Ind.)
Independent
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, PDP-Laban
34. Hontiveros, Risa (Akbayan)
Akbayan
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman, Robredo
35. Javellana, RJ (Ind.)
Independent
36. Kiram, Nur-Mahal (Ind.)
Independent
37. Labog, Elmer (MKBYN)
Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman, Pacquiao
38. Lacson, Kuya Alex (KP)
Kapatiran Party
In senatorial slate of: Robredo
39. Langit, Rey (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
In senatorial slate of: PDP-Laban
40. Legarda, Loren (NPC)
Nationalist People’s Coalition
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Marcos-Duterte, Pacquiao
41. Lim, Ariel (Ind.)
Independent
42. Mallillin, Emily (PPM)
Partido Pederal ng Maharlika
43. Marcoleta, Rodante (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
In senatorial slate of: Marcos-Duterte, PDP-Laban
44. Marcos, Francis Leo (Ind.)
Independent
45. Matula, Sonny (Ind.)
Independent
In senatorial slate of: De Guzman, Robredo
46. Mindalano-Adam, Marieta (KTPNAN)
Katipunan ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi
47. Olarte, Atty/Dr. Leo (Bigkis)
Bigkis Pinoy Movement
48. Padilla, Dra. Minguita (PDR)
Partido para sa Demokratikong Reporma
In senatorial slate of: Lacson
49. Padilla, Robin (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
In senatorial slate of: PDP-Laban
50. Panelo, Sal Panalo (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
In senatorial slate of: PDP-Laban
51. Pimentel, Astra (PDPLBN)
PDP-Laban
52. Piñol, Manny (NPC)
Nationalist People’s Coalition
In senatorial slate of: Lacson
53. Ricablanca, Willie Jr. (PM)
Partido Maharlika
54. Roque, Harry Spox (PRP)
People’s Reform Party
In senatorial slate of: Marcos-Duterte
Substituted for Paolo Mario Martelino
55. Sahidulla, Lady Anne (PDDS)
Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan
56. Sison, Jopet (Aksyon)
Aksyon Demokratiko
In senatorial slate of: Moreno
Substituted for Noli de Castro
57. Teodoro, Gibo (PRP)
People’s Reform Party
In senatorial slate of: Marcos-Duterte
58. Trillanes, Antonio IV (LP)
Liberal Party
In senatorial slate of: Robredo
59. Tulfo, Idol Raffy (Ind.)
Independent
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Pacquiao
60. Valeros, Rey (Ind.)
Independent
61. Villanueva, Joel Tesdaman (Ind.)
Independent
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Pacquiao, Robredo
62. Villar, Mark (NP)
Nacionalista Party
In senatorial slate of: Marcos-Duterte, PDP-Laban
64. Zubiri, Migz (Ind.)
Independent
In senatorial slate of: Lacson, Marcos-Duterte, Pacquiao, Robredo

Withdrawals with no substitution:
Catherine Cruz (Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino)
Christopher Cruz (Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino)
Rodrigo Duterte (PDDS)
Ricky Formiento (Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino)
Marianito Roque (Lakas-CMD)

105 COC filers for senator were later removed from the list.

Photos of 10 aspirants from Comelec’s Twitter account

Comelec cancelled Arlene Josephine Butay’s candidacy for senator because she also filed a COC for vice president, which makes her not eligible for either position.

Senatorial slates

Leody de Guzman’s Senate slate
Ping Lacson’s Senate slate
Marcos-Duterte Senate slate
Isko Moreno’s Senate slate
Manny Pacquiao’s Senate slate
PDP-Laban (Cusi faction) Senate slate
Leni Robredo’s Senate slate

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