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LIST: Senatorial bets in Poe-Escudero’s ‘Team Galing at Puso’

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 05:36 PM October 28, 2015
Running-mates Grace Poe (right) and Chiz Escudero endorse the senate bid of Neri Colmenares. Colmenares is one of the 6 exclusive senatorial aspirants of Team GP, which also consists of six shares bets. MAILA AGER/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Running-mates Grace Poe (right) and Chiz Escudero endorse the senate bid of Neri Colmenares. Colmenares is one of the six exclusive senatorial aspirants of Team GP, which also consists of six shared bets. MAILA AGER/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Six common candidates are included in the so-called “Team GP” or “Team Galing at Puso” of Senators Grace Poe and Francis “Chiz” Escudero, reliable sources said on Wednesday.

Several sources confirmed the 12 names in Poe-Escudero and they are the following:

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  1. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto
  2. Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III
  3. Former Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon
  4. Former Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri
  5. OFW rights advocate Susan “Toots” Ople
  6. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno
  7. Valenzuela Representative Sherwin Gatchalian
  8. Pasig Representative Roman Romulo
  9. ACT-CIS partylist Representative Samuel Pagdilao
  10. Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares
  11. Lawyer Lorna Kapunan
  12. Actor Edu Manzano

The first six in the list — Recto, Sotto, Gordon, Zubiri, Ople and Moreno — are shared candidates while the remaining six are exclusive senatorial bets of the Poe-Escudero tandem.

READ: ‘Surprise’ names in Poe-Escudero’s ‘Team GP’ slate

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Recto is also running under the Liberal Party, while Sotto, Gordon, Zubiri and Ople are also part of the senatorial ticket of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA). Moreno, on the other hand, has been adopted by Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., running-mate of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

 

READ: LP bares slate dubbed ‘Koalisyon ng Daang Matuwid’ | UNA confirms Binay’s senatorial slate

Cebu Representative Ace Durano, campaign manager of the Team GP, earlier said as of Wednesday, all 12 have confirmed their attendance at the launching of their team on Thursday at the Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan. IDL

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