2022 Philippine Elections

LIST: Who is running in Southern Leyte in the 2022 Philippine elections?

LIST: Who is running in Southern Leyte in the 2022 Philippine elections?
They are running in 2 congressional districts, 1 city, and 18 municipalities

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

In Southern Leyte, they are running in 2 congressional districts, 1 city, and 18 municipalities.

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

This page reflects the Commission on Elections’ final list of candidates.

For Governor

  • Damian “Mian” Mercado (PDP-Laban)

For Vice Governor

  • Rosa Emilia “Milai” Mercado (PDP-Laban)

For Board Member

First District
  • Oscar Camus (Liberal Party or LP)
  • Raymundo “Rey” Catarman (Lakas-CMD)
  • Tenten Duarte Ty (LP)
  • Fe Edillo (PDP-Laban)
  • Pedro “Pete” Fustanes Jr. (PDP-Laban)
  • Cirilo “Onie” Maningo (Lakas-CMD)
  • Jonathan Lee “Jojo” Maraon (PDP-Laban)
  • Jimmy Mindajao (Independent)
  • Teopisto “Boy” Rojas Jr. (PDP-Laban)
Second District
  • Nazario Amper (Independent)
  • Apolonio “Pol” Baclayon (LP)
  • Rolando “Rolan” Bacoy (PDP-Laban)
  • Romulo Bautista (LP)
  • Felixberto “Berting” Lariba (Independent)
  • Virgilio “Boy” Mortera (PDP-Laban)
  • Napoleon “Nap” Regis (PDP-Laban)
  • Myra Rentuza (PDP-Laban)
  • Edmundo Villa (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas or PFP)

For congressional representatives

First District
  • Vicente Geraldo (Independent)
  • Luz Mercado (National Unity Party or NUP)
Second District
  • Vick Barcelon (Independent)
  • Miguelino “Mig” Caturan (Independent)
  • Alexander “Alex” Cuaton (PFP)
  • Florentino “Junbie” Fernandez Jr. (Promdi)
  • Ray “Lolong” Maupoy (Independent)
  • Christopherson Yap (PDP-Laban)

City and municipalities

Anahawan

For Mayor
  • LOQUINTE, BERTO (PDPLBN) 
  • LUNA, BONG (AKSYON) 
For Vice Mayor
  • LUIB, AMY (PDPLBN)
  • VESTAL, ATOY (AKSYON) 
For councilors
  • ANG, PEDRO (AKSYON)
  • ARMONIA, MARLYN (PDPLBN) 
  • BEHARE, BOY (PDPLBN)
  • CUIZON, FREDO (AKSYON)
  • DE JESUS, HARRY (LP) 
  • GUNDA, LOLOY (PDPLBN)
  • LAMBONAO, INTSIK (PDPLBN)
  • LIBUTAN, BOY (AKSYON)
  • LIBUTAN, ELY (AKSYON) 
  • LOPOZ, JOJO (IND)
  • LOQUINTE, DIEGO (PDPLBN) 
  • MALAGUSAN, EDWARD (AKSYON)
  • ORAÑO, JUMAR (AKSYON)
  • PABON, MARA (AKSYON)
  • REYTAS, RIZA (PDPLBN) 
  • SALES, REX (PDPLBN) 
  • SIASOL, JIMMY (AKSYON) 
  • TIMBANG, LITOY (PDPLBN) 
  • VESTAL, ARLEEN (LP) 

Bontoc

For Mayor
  • ALINSUB, NOEL (AKSYON)  
  • RUALES, KING (PDPLBN)
For Vice Mayor
  • NABLEA, RODULFO (AKSYON)
  • RUALES, JANE (LAKAS)  
For councilors
  • ABENION, CLEOFE (AKSYON) 
  • ALICO, AMY (PDPLBN)
  • CARBONILLA, NAEL (PDPLBN) 
  • CHIONG, YUMI (IND) 
  • DAYAGBIL, MARISSA (LAKAS)
  • DIZON, PLOM PLOM (AKSYON)
  • FAELNAR, BEBE (LAKAS) 
  • FELICILDA, GREG (AKSYON) 
  • GUASA, JOEL (AKSYON)
  • LAMPONG, TEODY (AKSYON)
  • MAGLINTE, RAMON (IND) 
  • OLAYVAR, JAMES (KBL)
  • PALEN, BONI (PDPLBN)
  • PALER, GERRY (PDPLBN) 
  • REY, CESAR (LAKAS)
  • SALUDES, YON (LAKAS) 
  • TOMAUB, RODRIGO (AKSYON) 
  • VALDEZ, MEYOY (AKSYON)

Hinunangan

For Mayor
  • BASTES, MICHAEL (AKSYON)
  • CUPAT, BADONG (PROMDI) 
  • FERNANDEZ, SONNY (PDPLBN) 
For Vice Mayor
  • DEMIAO, BABY (PROMDI)
  • PAUG, JONNY (AKSYON) 
  •  PELIN, MARIAN (PDPLBN)
For councilors
  • ADLAO, YOYO (AKSYON) 
  • ALAS, CORING (PDPLBN)
  • ANDO, DODONG (PROMDI)
  • BALAGON, JOSE (PROMDI) 
  • BINGHOY, RHETT (PROMDI)
  • BURLAZA, RICARDO (AKSYON) 
  • CALACAR, JANICE (IND)
  • COMELING, GARY (PDPLBAN) 
  • DY, JUNWIL (PDPLBN)
  • FERNANDEZ, RYAN (PDPLBN)
  • HAMPAC, FELICIANO (AKSYON) 
  • JUMANGIT, ELMER (PDPLBN)
  • KUIZON, VIRGIE (IND) 
  • LAPLAP, LOLOY (AKSYON)
  • MARFA, LYNDON (PROMDI) 
  • NEJUDNE, JOSEPH (AKSYON)
  • NGOHO, GEZAR (PDPLBN)
  • PAGPAGUITAN, DENNIS (PDPLBN)
  • SALOMA, BING (PROMDI) 
  • TAGNIPEZ, ZETLYN (AKSYON) 
  • TANGOG, SATURNINO (PROMDI) 
  • TOCMO, YMARD (PDPLBN) 
  • YANGCO, GREG (AKSYON)
  • YAP, ROEL (AKSYON)

Hinundayan

For Mayor
  • CADINGAN, ELISA (PDPLBN)
  • LEE, EBOY (NUP) 
For Vice Mayor
  • ABUYOG, PATING (PDPLBN) 
  • RESMA, EDNA (NUP) 
For councilors
  • ABUYOG, JEANETTE (PDPLBN) 
  • ALMOSA, ANDAT (NUP) 
  • ANTIPALA, MARIETA (PDPLBN)
  • BARUG, LANDO (PDPLBN)
  • BLANCO, BOYET (NUP)
  • CALVAR, MAYOY (PDPLBN)
  • CANO, NELROS (NUP)\
  • CAZON, FEBB (NUP)
  • DY, INDAY (NUP) 
  • GALANG, DIVINA (PDPLBN)
  • LAGUMBAY, LERMA (NUP)
  • PALIMA, DIANA (NUP) 
  • PEDRERA, BEDOT (PDPLBN)
  • RAMIREZ, EDITH (PDPLBN) 
  • RODRIGUEZ, CAROLYN (PDPLBN)
  • TAGOCTOC, JACINTO (NUP) 

Libagon

For Mayor
  • LEVISTE, DANNIE (IND) 
  • RANQUE, SABINA (PDPLBN)
For Vice Mayor
  • GAMALO, ONDOY (IND) 
  • SALDIVAR, ELIZABETH (PDPLBN)
For councilors
  • AMPARO, LITO (IND)
  • AMPARO, ONING (IND)
  • ARRIOLA, NONIE (IND) 
  • BAGAIPO, SEM (PDPLBN) 
  • BELLO, JONIBOY (PDPLBN) 
  • DAGAAS, RANDY (IND)
  • EDILLO, TAYO (PDPLBN)
  • ELEJORDE, RONY SR. (PDPLBN) 
  • EMBAY, GARAS (IND)
  • ENDICO, ROMULO (PFP)
  • ENDICO, TOMAS JR. (IND) 
  • ENDRIGA, SULFICIA (IND)
  • ESPINA, MANNY (PDPLBN) 
  • MAGAIPO, MARVIN (IND) 
  • PEÑAREDONDO, EDGAR (PDPLBN)
  • RANQUE, MARIO OLIVER (PDPLBN)
  • SALEM, JULIO JR. (PDPLBN)

Liloan

For Mayor
  • ADAN, JONNA (PDPLBN)
  • DAMOLO, JIMMY (PFP)
For Vice Mayor
  • CHONG, SHIRLEY (PDPLBN) 
  • GESTANO, DIOSELYN (PFP)
For councilors
  • BAQUERO-ARANZADO, YANYAN (PFP)
  • BARBA, TENNY (PDPLBN)
  • CALIBUD, NICK (PFP)
  • CHUA, BICBIC (PDPLBN) 
  • CHUA, NELSON (PFP)
  • CHUA, WILLY (PDPLBN) 
  • CUARES, BOY (PDPLBN)
  • HANDAYAN, OTING (PDPLBN) 
  • JUANICO, BOB (PFP) 
  • LAMBAN, EDDIE (PFP)
  • LIM, ALEX (PDPLBN)
  • LIM, JOY (PDPLBN)
  • MAAMO, GABRIEL ANGELO (PFP)
  • OCHAVO, CRISANTE (PFP) 
  • PETRACORTA, JUNJEEH (PDPLBN)
  • SECRETARIO, YAYA (PRP) 

Limasawa

For Mayor
  • GABRIEL, RONEL (PROMDI)
  • PETRACORTA, MELCHOR (LAKAS)
For Vice Mayor
  • SALOMON, RITCHE (LAKAS)  
For councilors
  • ANGOB, EZER (PDPLBN) 
  • BIA, NILO JR. (IND) 
  • DAGOHOY, ARBEN (LAKAS) 
  • GALVEZ, ALFREDO (PDPLBN) 
  • LAMBOT, JONA (PDPLBN) 
  • MAITEM, NATO (IND) 
  • OLOJAN, SIM (PDPLBN)
  • ORO, SALLY (LAKAS)
  • PETRACORTA, MODESTO (PDPLBN)
  • SALOMON, RENATO (LAKAS)
  • SALOMON, SAMUEL (PROMDI)
  • SENOC, ELVIRA (PROMDI)]

Macrohon

For Mayor
  • AROY, ALAN JOSE (LAKAS) 
  • BOLDO, MANUEL (LP)
For Vice Mayor
  • CURTINA, JEROME (PDPLBN)
  • ESTELA, DAN (LP) 
For councilors
  • BANALO, MONDE (PDPLBN) 
  • CATRE, ANTONIO (IND)
  • EDILLO, ROFELIA (LAKAS)
  • ESPINA, LIBER (LP)
  • GABISAY, VANESSA (LP)
  • KINAZO, KAREN (PDPLBN) 
  • LIGTAS, DEBRA FE (LAKAS) 
  • LOY, INA MARIE (PDPLBN)
  • MADRONA, WILFREDO (LAKAS)
  • MAITEM, PASTOR JR. (IND) 
  • MATURAN, ROY (IND)
  • MORALDE, FERNANDO (PDPLBN)
  • SAAVEDRA, FRANCISCO (IND) 
  • SALINAS, MENCHIE ANN (LAKAS)
  • SIMBLANTE, LANDO (LP)
  • SUAN, SILVER ANTHONY (LP) 
  • WRAY, YURI MEA (LP) 

Malitbog

For Mayor
  • GO, ALAN (LAKAS)
  • LURA, TONY (IND)
  • MANAUG, BAYANI (IND)
For Vice Mayor
  • DALUGDUGAN, IAN (IND) 
  • OBEN, KENNETH (PDPLBN)
For councilors
  • ABERASTURI, ALEN (LAKAS) 
  • AGAPAY, ALLAN (IND)
  • ALFORQUE, EMERITA (IND) 
  • CAMPILAN, MAIDA (IND)
  • COMBATE, RENITA (PDPLBN)
  • DACUP, JOSEPH (IND)
  • DY, RYAN (IND)
  • GABRIEL, BEBIE (LAKAS)
  • GO, JOSE JR. (LAKAS)
  • GONZALES, NESTOR (PDPLBN) 
  • LURA, EFREN (IND)
  • MATEO, DOLFO (IND)
  • MATONDO, EBIT (IND)
  • NAMOC, EPING (IND)
  • ORAIZ, JOVE (LAKAS)
  • RIO, NESTO (IND)
  • SABANDAL, ERNESTO JR. (PDPLBN)
  • SALA, ROLAND (PDPLBN) 
  • ZAMORA, MANZAM (IND)

Padre Burgos

For Mayor
  • CULPA, HERMIE (LAKAS)
For Vice Mayor
  • POBLETE, FREICHE (PDPLBN)
For councilors
  • ACLAO, JOAN (PDPLBN) 
  • BACTINDON, SEPOK (LAKAS) 
  • BERSABAL, NORMAN (IND)
  • BORCES, CARDING (IND) 
  • CRISOSTOMO, SHADRACH (IND) 
  • CULPA, DONG-DONG (LAKAS) 
  • GILLES, BRIAN (LAKAS)
  • GRAVA, WILFREDO (PDPLBN) 
  • LAGUNA, JOLAGS (PDPLBN)
  • MAGLINTE, SAYONG (IND)
  • MAÑACAP-LUTERO, LIZA (LAKAS)
  • MIRO, DONAR (IND)
  • NEUDA, SANDER (IND) 
  • NOVERO, CLEMENTINA (PDPLBN)

Pintuyan

For Mayor
  • EQUIPILAG, LINO JOSE (PFP) 
  • ESTRELLA, RIC-RIC (PDPLBN)
For Vice Mayor
  • SALINAS, LEILA (PDPLBN)
  • TANDAYAG-MEDINA, JOY (PFP)
For councilors
  • AMONCIO, FRANITO (PFP) 
  • AMPER, RODRIGO (PDPLBN)
  • AMPER, WALDO (IND)
  • ASUNCION, ARCHIE (PDPLBN)
  • DAMOLO, LUCENA (PDPLBN) 
  • DOTAROT, ISIDRO (PDPLBN) 
  • DUMANDAN, SANDRO (PFP)
  • ESTRELLA, LOLOY (PDPLBN) 
  • GANDA, SAELANIE GAE (PFP) 
  • GONTIÑAS, REY (PFP)
  • HERRERA, ROBERTO (PDPLBN) 
  • MAPUTOL, RAUL (PFP) 
  • MERCADO, CONRADO JR. (PFP)
  • NERI, ALICE (PDPLBN)
  • OLAIVAR, GINA (IND)
  • OLIVERIO, LEO (IND)
  • ONG, ROSLYN (PFP)
  • PARAS, TONY (PFP)
  • TANDAYAG, ALLAN (PDPLBN)

Saint Bernard

For Mayor
  • CALAPRE, WILLY (PDPLBN) 
  • CUATON, NAP (PFP) 
  • MULIG, EDITO (PDR) 
For Vice Mayor
  • AVENDULA, BOY (PFP) 
  • BUNGCARAS, JOY LIM (PDPLBN) 
  • DALUGDUGAN, ANTONIO (PDR)
For councilors
  • ACAMPADO, EMILY (PFP)
  • ALVAREZ, JERRY (PDPLBN) 
  • AÑORA, LOLOY (PDPLBN) 
  • BALASICO, REDAN (PDPLBN) 
  • BERNABE, ROMEO (PFP) 
  • CADAY, ERALIN (PFP)
  • CATINDOY, ADELAIDA (PDR)
  • CINCO, CEPIN (PDPLBN) 
  • CINCO, SATURNINO (PDR) 
  • CORBETA, JOYLITO (PFP) 
  • CUATON, ARNOLD (PDR)
  • CUATON, DAN (IND)
  • DELIÑA, KIENT (PDR)
  • DIAZ, LINDA (PDPLBN)
  • GALERA, DANNY (PDPLBN)
  • GIPALA, VALENTINE (PDR) 
  • LABASTIDA, JOVELLE (PDR)
  • LAZA, EMIL (PFP)
  • MAAMO, ETHELGIVA (PFP) 
  • MALUBAY, MARCOS (PDPLBN) 
  • OCBA, GERBEN (PFP)
  • PALER, ARMANDO (PFP) 
  • RAAGAS, TOTO (PDPLBN) 
  • SO, GYPSIE (PDR) 
  • TAHIL, LITO (PDR)

San Juan

For Mayor
  • CASERA, JUNIE (PDPLBN)
  • GAN, LEON JR. (PROMDI)
  • SALUDO, TADO (PDR)
For Vice Mayor
  • ASTILLO, VIRGILIO (PROMDI)
  • LAPLAP, LOU (PDR) 
  • OROZCO, REY (PDPLBN)
For councilors
  • AVILA, RV (PDPLBN)
  • BALUGO, RUBEN (IND)
  • BATINO, LAMBERTO JR. (PROMDI)
  • BUNGCARAS, FELIX (PROMDI)
  • CABALIDA, GREG (PDR)
  • CALAS, RICO (PROMDI)
  • CASTILLONES, BEN (PDPLBN)
  • CASTULO, JESSIE (PROMDI)
  • CERO, VICTOR (PDPLBN)
  • EVALDEZ, BEBOT (PDPLBN)
  • EVALDEZ, ROLAND (PDR) 
  • GARRIDO, FILMER (PDR)
  • LABAO, JESSIE (IND) 
  • LUEGO, ARNOLD (IND)
  • MALUBAY, JUNJUN (PDPLBN)
  • MONTEFOLKA, TERENCIO (PDR) 
  • MORTERA, ANTOLIN (PROMDI) 
  • OUANO, YONGYONG (PDR) 
  • PALER, NENA (PDR) 
  • PAYOR, ALITA (IND) 
  • RENEGADO, CATHERINE (PDPLBN)
  • SABERON, SERGIO (PROMDI) 
  • SILVOSA, JOJEE (PDPLBN) 
  • YU, EN-EN (PDPLBN)

San Francisco

For Mayor
  • GAMUTAN, JUN (PDPLBN)
  • TIAOZON, BENE (PFP) 
For Vice Mayor
  • DAGAMI, RAUL (PFP)
  • MARUHOM, FE (PDPLBN) 
For councilors
  • AMARGA, BOY (PDPLBN) 
  • ANGELES, DOMING (PDPLBN) 
  • ASPERIN,ELVERO ALFONSO (PDPLBN)
  • BERO, YONNIE (PFP)
  • CAGANTAS, MARINA (PFP) 
  • DAGAMI, JULITO (PFP)
  • DEDICATORIA, WENDA (PFP)
  • GAROTE, LANDOY (PFP)
  • GREEN, CHARITY (IND) 
  • LUTERO, JUN (PFP) 
  • MAGONCIA, HONORIO JR. (PDPLBN)
  • MATURAN, MARY ANN (PDPLBN) 
  • MICABALO, JAMEN (PDPLBN) 
  • MURILLO, THOMAS (PFP)
  • MURILLO, TITO (IND)
  • REMEDIO, ROSELLE (PDPLBN) 
  • SABANDAL, MARK VINCENT (PFP)
  • TAPALES, EMMA (PDPLBN)

San Ricardo

For Mayor
  • CAMPOS, ROEL (AKSYON) 
  • SALINAS, ONGKOY (PDPLBN) 
For Vice Mayor
  • REPUTANA, RUDY (PDPLBN) 
  • YU, WILLIAM JR. (AKSYON) 
For councilors
  • ABOYOT, SANDRO (PDPLBN)
  • AVE, NANET (LAKAS)
  • AVILA, JOEL (PDPLBN) 
  • BADIANG, JEV (AKSYON)
  • BAGTASOS, REYNILDA (AKSYON)
  • BENERO, YOGYOG (PDPLBN)
  • BUBA, DODONG (IND) 
  • BUTRON, CYRILLE (LAKAS)
  • CAGAS, JAIME (PDPLBN) 
  • GAMUTAN, BIMBO (AKSYON)
  • GANDA, YEYEN (AKSYON) 
  • GLORIA, DODONG (IND)
  • LIM, ESBOY (PDPLBN)
  • LIM, IAN (PDPLBN)
  • MEJIA, JUNRIE (AKSYON)
  • MUTIA, NESTOR (AKSYON) 
  • SALAZAR, ROLLAN (PDPLBN)
  • TORREGOSA, BOYET (AKSYON)
  • VILLAREN, OPONG (PDPLBN)
  • VIRTUDAZO, BEN (IND)

Silago

For Mayor
  • ALMINE, PACITA (PDPLBN)
  • HONOR, LEMUEL (PROMDI) 
For Vice Mayor
  • ALMINE, ZOSIMO (PDPLBN)
  • ANDO, BOSSPALONG (PROMDI)
For councilors
  • AGUILA, MARIA LIZA (PROMDI)
  • ANDO, JEREL (PDPLBN)
  • CAMPOSANO, ISRAEL (TINGOG)
  • DOLLENTE, LERMA (PDPLBN) 
  • ENGCOY, ARSENIO JR. (PDPLBN)
  • GOMEZ, ED (TINGOG)
  • HAWAN, RYAN (PROMDI)
  • HINAMPAS, LOTLOT (PDPLBN)
  • ISIP, DANILO (PDPLBN)
  • KUIZON, JOJO (IND) 
  • LABRADOR, BOY (PROMDI) 
  • LABRADOR, SANTOS (PDPLBN)
  • LUCERO, RAMON (PDPLBN) 
  • MATE, ERNING (PROMDI) 
  • MATE, TONY (PROMDI)
  • MONTAÑA, ARTEM (TINGOG) 
  • PERE, DANTE (PDPLBN)

Sogod

For Mayor
  • TAN, SHEFFERED LINO (AKSYON)
For Vice Mayor
  • GOLO, RAMIL (AKSYON)
For councilors
  • CASIL, ALBERTO SR. (AKSYON) 
  • DEJARME, ALNA (AKSYON)
  • FAELNAR, ELISEO (AKSYON)
  • FELIANO, PATRICK (AKSYON)
  • LAGMAY, MARTIN (IND) 
  • OLO, NONO (AKSYON)
  • TERANTE, ROLANDO SR. (AKSYON)
  • VILLA, MARILYN (IND) 
  • YU, ROGELYN (AKSYON)

Tomas Oppus

For Mayor
  • ESCAÑO, JESSICA (LAKAS) 
  • TORION, RICARDO (PDR)
For Vice Mayor
  • CALAMBA, WILLIAM (PDR) 
  • TAHUP, NICANOR (PDPLBN)
For councilors
  • ABINA, GODOFREDO (PDR)
  • AVES, NELSON (LAKAS)
  • BARCELON, DODONG (PDPLBN)
  • BELTRAN, CARYL ANNE (PDR)
  • BETONIO, BARRY (PDR)
  • CADAY, FREDDIE (LAKAS) 
  • CALAMBA, AIDA (PDR) 
  • CALLANO, EDDIE (PDPLBN)
  • COLASTRE, BRAN (PDR) 
  • ESCAÑO, NENE (PDPLBN)
  • LAPLANA, TIRSO (PDR)
  • MACO, ALAN (IND)
  • MAULAS, BILLY (PDR)
  • MOSOT, DR. LOD (PDPLBN)
  • OCTOBRE, BOY (LAKAS)
  • PACALDO, CALOY (LAKAS)
  • PELIÑO, RAUL (PDR) 

 – Rappler.com

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