Friday, October 05, 2012

Showbiz Personalities to Run for Public Office in 2013

Will you vote for them Cute-rs?

The following are partial list of known celebrities in Philippines Showbiz who will run for 2013 Public Office.

For Senate

  • Bam Aquino
  • Risa Hontiveros
  • Senator Loren Legarda
  • Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero
  • San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito
  • ex-MTRCB Chief Grace Poe-Llamanzares

For Congress
  • Annabelle Rama (North District of Cebu)
  • Manny Pacquiao (Sarangani)
  • Christopher De Leon (Batangas)
  • Alfred Vargas (Quezon City)
  • Lucy Torres Gomez (Leyte)
  • Sol Aragones (Laguna)
  • Lani Mercado (Cavite)
  • Aga Muhlach (4th District of Camarines Sur)
  • Shalani Soledad-Romulo (Valenzuela)
  • Joey Marquez (Parañaque)
  • Rez Cortez (5th District of Camarines Sur)
  • Imelda Papin (Camarines Sur)
  • Dan Fernandez (Laguna)

  • Vilma Santos (Batangas)
  • ER Ejercito (Laguna)
  • Amay Bisaya (Bohol)

Vice Governor
  • Jinkee Pacquiao (Sarangani)
  • Jolo Revilla (Cavite)
  • Daniel Fernando (Bulacan) 
  • Dingdong Avanzado (Siquijor)

  • Joseph "ERAP" Estrada (Manila)
  • Maita Soriano (Pagsanjan)
  • Herbert Bautista (Quezon City)
  • Richard Gomez (Ormoc)
  • Mon Ilagan (Cainta)
  • Strike Revilla (Bacoor)

Vice Mayor
  • Lou Veloso (Manila)
  • Isko Moreno (Manila)
  • Tito Varela (Caloocan)

Board Member / Councilor
  • Angelica Jones (Laguna)
  • Roderick Paulate (Quezon City)
  • Dennis Padilla (Laguna)
  • Charie Pineda (Valenzuela)
  • Jenny Pingree-Esplana (Valenzuela)
  • Ryan Yllana (Parañaque)
  • Alma Moreno (Parañaque)
  • Jestoni Alarcon (Rizal)
  • Gian Sotto (Quezon City)
  • Janella Estrada (San Juan)
  • Monsour del Rosario (Makati)
  • Robert Ortega (Manila)
  • Edward Maceda (Manila)
  • Marjorie Barretto (Caloocan) 
Last election there are 110 aspiring celebrities that run for Public Office, 46% of them won. Not bad. Celebrities or any other profession, are all welcome to run for any position possible.

Some will raise eyebrow on the issue but I don't mind. Celebrities have ample advantages, they are known publicly and that is one of the most important factor. Second, the  voting public quite have a feel on what kind of personality the celebrity has. One way or the other, we already have a glimpse of what to come, but not entirely of course. None can know the future. But I am one of the few who like to try other options possible.


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