Rep. Along Malapitan files candidacy for Caloocan City mayor
MANILA, Philippines — Caloocan Representative Dale “Along” Malapitan filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Wednesday for Caloocan City mayor in the 2022 elections.
Malapitan filed his COC together with his running mate Councilor Karina Teh at the office of the Commision on Elections (Comelec)-North Caloocan at around 11:15 am.
Malapitan will be going against Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice. Erice had expressed intention to run for city mayor in the upcoming polls.
Incumbent Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan meanwhile filed his COC to run as representative of Caloocan City’s 1st District.
Meanwhile, City Councilors Obet Samson and Dean Asistio are also running for representatives of the city’s second and third districts, respectively.
Asistio is running to be the first-ever representative of Caloocan’s 3rd legislative district, which takes effect in the 2022 national and local elections.
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