2022 Philippine Elections

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

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

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 has been updated to reflect the Commission on Elections’ tentative list “based on the initial evaluation of the Certificates of Nomination, Certificates of Candidacy and Certificates of Nomination and Acceptance.”

The Comelec says “the contents of the list…are subject to change as a result of any further evaluation or resolution” of the commission en banc.

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

Maasin City (Capital)

For Mayor
  • Gerardo “Gerry” Dator (LP)
  • Nacional “Nikko” Mercado (NP)
For Vice Mayor
  • Maloney Samaco (Lakas-CMD)
  • Ruel Sibi (Independent)

We will post the official list of candidates once the Commission on Elections makes it available.

 – Rappler.com