Ping Lacson, Tito Sotto To Announce 15th “Surprise” Senatorial Bet Soon

Senators Ping Lacson, Tito To Announce 15th Senatorial Aspirant to Join Slate

PING LACSON – The presidential aspirant and Senate President Tito Sotto will announce a 15th “surprise” senatorial candidate under their slate soon.

Most of the incumbent government officials are running for a certain position in the Election 2022. The period set by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) for the filing of candidacy is now over and the voter registration period extension has started.

The last day of the extended voter registration period is on October 30, 2021. Currently, COMELEC is screening the presidential aspirants to determine if there are nuisance candidates. There is a total of 97 Certificates of Candidacies for president filed to the poll body.

One of those who filed his COC for president is Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. His running-mate is Senate President Tito Sotto. Recently, they released a list of their senate slate. Several other presidential aspirants have also released the lists of their senatorial bets in the upcoming election. Many of the aspirants gain support from multiple presidential aspirants.

Ping Lacson, Tito Sotto
Photo lifted from Manila Bulletin

Sen. Lacson and Senate Pres. Sotto named 14 senatorial aspirants who are part of their slate in the 2022 Election. Most of them are popular personalities in the political arena. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the following are the 14 senatorial aspirants under the tandem’s slate:

  • House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
  • Former senator JV Ejercito
  • Sorsogon Gov. Francisco “Chiz” Escudero
  • Former Quezon City mayor Herbert Bautista
  • Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian
  • Sen. Joel Villanueva
  • Sen. Migz Zubiri
  • Sen. Richard Gordon
  • DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II
  • Former Vice President Jojo Binay
  • Manny Piñol
  • Dr. Minguita Padilla
  • Monsour del Rosario
  • Powee Capino

According to Sen. Tito Sotto, together with Sen. Ping Lacson, they will announce the 15th “surprise” senatorial aspirant under their senate slate soon. More updates may be soon.

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