COMELEC finalizes 2022 ballot

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Commission on Elections (COMELEC) spokesperson James Jimenez shows sample ballots for the upcoming Philippine national and local elections in May, at the National Printing office in Quezon City Metro Manila January 28, 2010. Spiralling political violence and the introduction of a new voting system have raised the risk that national polls in the Philippines in May produce the outcome markets fear most of all -- a failed election that nobody wins.    REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
FILE PHOTO: Commission on Elections (COMELEC) spokesperson James Jimenez shows sample ballots for the upcoming Philippine national and local elections in May, at the National Printing office in Quezon City Metro Manila January 28, 2010. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has finalized the list of candidates for the upcoming 2022 national elections on Monday (January 17). Included in the ballot is Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., despite the ongoing legal cases he is confronting regarding his candidacy.

The list of candidates includes (in alphabetical order):

President

  • Ernesto Abella

  • Leody de Guzman

  • Norberto Gonzalez

  • Panfilo Lacson

  • Faisal Mangondato

  • Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

  • Jose Montemayor Jr.

  • Isko Moreno

  • Manny Pacquiao

  • Leni Robredo

Vice President

  • Lito Atienza

  • Walden Bello

  • Rizalito David

  • Sara Duterte

  • Manny Lopez

  • Dr. Willie Ong

  • Francis Pangilinan

  • Carlos Serapio

  • Tito Sotto

The ballot also includes 178 party-list groups and 64 senatorial candidates.

COMELEC information director James Jimenez mentioned that printing will likely begin on January 20. This is in anticipation of the election for overseas voters from April 10 to May 9.

Mark Ernest Famatigan is a news writer who focuses on Philippine politics. He is an advocate for press freedom and regularly follows developments in the Philippine economy. The views expressed are his own.

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