2022 Philippine Elections

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

LIST: Who is running in Batanes in the 2022 Philippine elections?
They are running in 1 congressional district and 6 municipalities

Political aspirants in 81 provinces filed their certificates of candidacies October 1-8.

In Batanes, they are running in 1 congressional district and 6 municipalities.

Who will be running for elective positions in Batanes 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

  • Telesforo Castillejos (Nationalist People’s Coalition or NPC)
  • Marilou “Malou” Cayco (Liberal Party or LP)

For Vice Governor

  • Milagros Juliet Abas (Partido Para sa Demokratikong Reporma or PDR)
  • Ferdinand “Ferdie” Elica (NPC)
  • Leonardo “Ading” Hostallero (Lakas-CMD)
  • Ignacio Villa (LP)

For Board Member

First District
  • Flinton “Rock” Abad (PDR)
  • Alexander Argonza (NPC)
  • John Jesus “Benni” Asa (PDR)
  • Proceso “Jul” Balasbas (Lakas-CMD)
  • Guillermo Bongay (PDR)
  • Roldan Cabizon (NPC)
  • Winston “Winnie” Martin (Lakas-CMD)
  • Roel “Doctor” Nicolas (LP)
  • Juan Redondo (NPC)
  • Anastacia “Ann” Viola (LP)
  • Arsenio “Arsing” Viola (Lakas-CMD)
Second District
  • Juanita Acacio (NPC)
  • Romeo Acebes (PDR)
  • Wilfredo “Roland” Cabitac (PDR)
  • Marilys Castillo (NPC)
  • Juliet Cataluña (LP)
  • Hedrick Cervillon (NPC)
  • Rogelio Delapa (Lakas-CMD)
  • Priscilla Nanud (LP)
  • Francis Byron Peralta (Lakas-CMD)
  • Preciosa “Precy” Rivera (LP)

For congressional representative

Lone District
  • Luis Andres Abad (LP)
  • Ronald Aguto Jr. (PDR)
  • Carlo Oliver Diasnes (Lakas-CMD)
  • Ciriaco Gato Jr. (NPC)


Basco (Capital)

For Mayor
  • German “Milo” Caccam (LP)
  • Demetrius Paul “Demy” Narag (Lakas-CMD)
  • Roscoe Santana (NPC)
For Vice Mayor
  • Marvin Costales (LP)
  • Valentina Rosalinda “Linda” Redondo (Lakas-CMD)
  • Arlene Velayo (NPC)
  • Waldimar Viola (PDR)

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

– Rappler.com