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LIST: Individuals, groups that filed COCs on first day for 2022 national elections

/ 02:35 PM October 01, 2021

The Harbor Garden Tent at Sofitel hotel in Pasay City where aspirants for national posts in the 2022 elections will file their certificates of candidacy or COCs from October 1-8, 2021. INQUIRER.net/John Eric Mendoza

MANILA, Philippines — Election season officially started in the country, as the filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) kicked off on Friday.

The earliest to lodge a COC was Deputy Speaker and Antique Rep. Loren Legarda who showed up at 8 a.m. at the Harbor Garden Tent at Sofitel hotel in Pasay City.

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Senator Manny Pacquiao and Buhay Partylist Rep. Lito Atienza came in an hour later to formalize their bids for president and vice president in next year’s polls. The tandem was running under the alliance of PDP-Laban and PROMDI.

Senator Risa Hontiveros as well as Sorsogon Gov. Francis “Chiz” Escudero have likewise made their Senate return official.

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Living up to its label was AGAP Partylist, which was the first partylist to file a COC on Friday. “Agap” is a Filipino word that connotes promptness.

Other individuals and partylist groups that lodged their COC on the first day of filing were:

President

Manny Pcquiao
Dave Aguila
Dr. Jose Montemayor
Ley Ordenes
Edmundo Rubi
Lurencio Jun Yulaga

Vice President

Lito Atienza
Rochelle David
Alexander Lague

Senator

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Loren Legarda
Chiz Escudero
Risa Hontiveros
Lutgardo Barbo
Abner Afuang
Bay Melanie Esmael
Normal Marquez
Bertito del Mundo
Risa Hontiveros
Romeo Plasquita
Samuel Sanchez
Baldomero Falcone
Phil Delos Reyes
Ziegfred “Tapzlord” Giron

Partylist

Agap Partylist
Kabayan Partylist
An-Waray PL
Diwa PL
Pilipinas para sa Pinoy
Alona
Democratic Workers Assoc.
Toda
Cancer PL
People’s Volunteer Against Illegal Drugs
Patriotic Coalition of Marginalized Nationals INC (1-PACMAN)
ACT-CIS
MARINO
Ako Tanod
Ang Probinsyano
PBA
COOP-NATCCO

The Commission on Elections said the filing of COCs for the 2022 national elections will run from October 1-8.

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