2022 Philippine Elections

LIST: Who is running for provincial governor, vice governor in the 2022 Philippine elections?

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LIST: Who is running for provincial governor, vice governor in the 2022 Philippine elections?
Eighty-one governors and 81 vice governors will be elected in the 2022 elections. Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information.

Political aspirants in the provinces begin to file their certificates of candidacies on Friday, October 1. 

Who will be running for governor and vice governor in the May 2022 polls? 

Provincial governors supervise the implementation of projects and programs, and oversee the enforcement of laws and ordinances that affect the province, among others. Vice governors, meanwhile, preside over the sangguniang panlalawigan (provincial board), and can take over the gubernatorial spot in case of vacancy.

(READ: Powers and Duties: Provincial Governor, Vice Governor, Board Member in the Philippines)

They serve for three years per term and can be elected to a maximum of three consecutive terms.

Eighty-one governors and 81 vice governors will be elected in the 2022 elections.

Rappler collates individuals who file their COCs from October 1 to October 8, 2021. Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information. 

We will post here the official list of candidates once the Comelec makes it available in November 2021.

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


LUZON

Benguet
  • Governor
    • Melchor Diclas
Mountain Province
  • Governor
    • Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr (PDP-Laban)
    • Albert Paday-os (Independent)
  • Vice Governor
    • Francis Tauli (PDP-Laban)
Pangasinan
  • Governor
    • Ramon “Monmon” Guico (NP)
    • Amado “Pogi” Espino III (PDP-Laban)
    • Rolando Jimenez (Maharlika Peoples Party)
    • Carlos Padilla (Philippine Green Republican Party)
  • Vice Governor
    • Mark Lambino (Lakas-CMD)
    • Nestor “Nikiboy” Reyes (PDP-Laban)
Abra
  • Governor
    • Dominic Valera
  • Vice Governor
    • Maria Jocelyn Bernos (National Unity Party)
Cagayan
  • Governor
    • Zarah “Pulsar” de Guzman (PDP-Laban)
    • Manuel Mamba
Kalinga
  • Governor
    • Ferdinand Tubba
  • Vice Governor
    • Dave Odiem
Ilocos Sur
  • Governor
    • Jerry Singson
    • Patch Savellano-Singson
  • Vice Governor
    • Luis “Chavit” Singson
    • Ryan Luis Singson
Ilocos Norte
  • Governor
    • Matthew Marcos Manotoc
  • Vice Governor
    • Cecilia Araneta Marcos
Nueva Vizcaya
  • Governor
    • Jose “Tam-An” Tomas Sr.
    • Carlos Padilla
  • Vice Governor
    • Jose “Jing “Gambito
Isabela
  • Governor
    • Rodolfo Albano III
Nueva Ecija
  • Governor
    • Adrianne Mae “Rianne” Joson Cuevas
    • Aurelio “Oyie” Umali 
  • Vice Governor
    • Edward Thomas Joson
    • Emmanuel Antonio “Anthony” Umali
    • Victoria Cristi Pinpin
Zambales
  • Governor
    • Cheryl Deloso-Montalla
  • Vice Governor
    • Ramon Lacbain
Bulacan
  • Governor
    • Daniel Fernando
  • Vice Governor
    • Alex Castro
Pampanga
  • Governor
    •  Dennis “Delta” Pineda
  • Vice Governor
    • Lilia Pineda
Bataan
  • Governor
    • Jose Enrique Garcia III
  • Vice Governor
    • Cris Garcia
Rizal
  • Governor
    • Casimiro “Ito” Ynares
    • Benedict Angeles
Laguna
  • Governor
    • Sol Aragones
    • Ramil Hernandez
  • Vice Governor
    • Jericho Ejercito
    • Karen Agapay
Cavite
  • Governor
    •  Juanito Victor “Jonvic” Remulla
    • Edwina Aguinaldo
    • Augusto Pera Jr.
  • Vice Governor
    • Athena Tolentino
    • Rolando Anacan Sr.
    • Joseph Jamboy
Batangas
  • Governor
    • Hermilando Mandanas
  • Vice Governor
    • Mark Leviste 
Quezon
  • Governor
    • Angelina Tan
Oriental Mindoro
  • Governor
    • Humerlito “Bonz” Dolor
  • Vice Governor
    • EJay Falcon
Albay
  • Governor
    • Al Francis Bichara
    • Noel Rosal (Katipunan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino)
Palawan
  • Governor
    • Joel Reyes

VISAYAS

Aklan
  • Governor
    • Jose Enrique “Jo-en” Miraflores
  • Vice Governor
Bohol
  • Governor
    • Arthur Yap
    • Concepcion Flores
Guimaras
  • Governor
    •  Joaquin Carlos “JC” Rahman Nava
Antique
  • Governor
    • Rhodora Cadiao
  • Vice Governor
    • Edgar Denosta
Iloilo
  • Governor
    • Arthur Defensor Jr. (National Unity Party and Uswag Ilonggo Party)
  • Vice Governor
    • Christine Garin (Nacionalista Party)
Cebu
  • Governor
    • Ace Durano
    • Gwendolyn Garcia
  • Vice Governor
    • Hilario Davide III
    • Theresa “Doc Tess” Heyrosa
Capiz
  • Governor
    • Esteban “Nonoy” Contreras
  • Vice Governor
    • Victor “Vic” Tanco Sr.
Negros Oriental
  • Governor
    • Pryde Henry Teves
    • Roel Degamo 
    • Mark Macias
  • Vice Governor
    • Erwin Macias
Negros Occidental
  • Governor
    • Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson (Nationalist People’s Coalition/Love Negros)
    • Juan “John” Orola Jr. (PDP-Laban)
  • Vice Governor
    • Jeffrey Ferrer (National Unity Party-United Negros Alliance)
Eastern Samar
  • Governor
    • Ben Evardone
Southern Leyte
  • Governor
    • Damian Mercado
    • Jericho “Icot” Petilla
  • Vice governor
    • Emily Mercado
    • Sandy Javier

MINDANAO

Davao Oriental
  • Governor
    • Glenda Rabat-Gayta (Probinsya Muna Development Initiative)
    •  Niño Sotero Uy
Davao Occidental
  • Governor
    • Franklin Bautista
  • Vice Governor
    • Lorna Bautista-Bandigan
Camiguin
  • Governor
    • Xavier Jesus “XJ” Romualdo
  • Vice Governor
    • Rodin “Dandan” Romualdo
Cotabato
  • Governor
    • Emmylou “Lala” Taliño-Mendoza
  • Vice Governor
    • Shirlyn Macasarte-Villanueva
Misamis Oriental
  • Governor
    • Peter Unabia
    • Oscar Moreno
    •  Juliette Uy 
  • Vice Governor
    • Jeremy Jonahmar Pelaez
    • Ariel Hernandez
Dinagat Islands
  • Governor
    • Kaka Bag-ao
  • Vice Governor
    • Benglen Ecleo (Lakas CMD)
Basilan
  • Governor
    • Jim Salliman (PDP-Laban)
  • Vice Governor
    • Yusop Alano (PDP-Laban)
Bukidnon
  • Governor
    • Manuel “Manoy” Zubiri 
    • Rogelio Neil Roque 
Lanao del Sur
  • Governor
    • Mamintal Adiong Jr. (Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats)
    • Ameroddin “Abu Mohammad” Sarangani 
  • Vice Governor
    • Mohammad Khalid Adiong (Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats)
    • Aleem Saad Ibrahim Amate
Maguindanao
  • Governor
    • Esmael Mangudadatu
    • Mariam-Sangki Mangudadatu
Surigao del Sur
  • Governor
    • Alexander “Ayec” Pimentel (PDP-Laban)
  • Vice Governor
    • Manuel “Mangi” Alameda
Sarangani
  • Governor
    • Rogelio Pacquiao (People’s Champ Movement)
  • Vice Governor
    • Elmer Peralta (People’s Champ Movement)
South Cotabato
  • Governor
    • Reynaldo Tamayo (Partido Federal ng Pilipinas)
Sultan Kudarat
  • Governor
    • Sharifa Akeel-Mangudadatu
Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Governor
    • Wilter Palma II
    • Ann Hofer
  • Vice Governor
    • Jerry Lagas

– Rappler.com