MANILA, Philippines – Individuals who are seeking any of the 12 Senate seats at stake in the May 2019 polls trooped to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to file their certificates of candidacy (COC).
The COC filing period started on Thursday, October 11, and ran until Wednesday, October 17 (excluding weekends). (LIVE UPDATES: Filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections)
A total of 152 individuals filed COCs for senator.
Below is a list of those who want to become candidates for senator. Their names are listed in the order of their filing at the Comelec head office in Intramuros, Manila.
Contenders without political parties and coalitions indicated inside the parentheses are independent bets.
Day 1, October 11
Day 2, October 12
Day 3, October 15
Day 4, October 16
Day 5, October 17
– Michael Bueza, with reports from Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler.com