Election is coming and a lot of prominent and showbiz personalities aspire for some public positions in the government. Most of them are being eyed by those political parties like Liberal Party, LP.
Showbiz personalities like incumbent Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, Manila City Vice-mayor Isko Moreno and Kapuso actor Dingdong Dantes are among the individuals eyed by the Liberal Party for the administration’s 2016 senatorial slate.
According to LP vice chairman for political affairs Caloocan City Rep. Edgar Erice, they have the names of the candidates the party is considering to fill all 12 senate-candidate slots for the next national elections. LP also considers to run for senatorial slate are some cabinet officials namely, Justice Secretary Leila Delima, Energy Secretary Carlos Jerecho Petilla, TESDA Director JoelVillanueva,MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino and Presidential Adviser on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Kiko Pangilinan.
Erice said, they are even thinking of having those re electionists Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senators Ralph Recto, Teofisto Guingona III and Sergio Osmeña III; and former senators Panfilo Lacson. Erice said the LP’s senatorial lineup would be finalized after the party’s announcement of its candidates for president and vice president in June, and after negotiations are formalized.
The ruling party plans to form a coalition with the Nationalist People’s Coalition, Nacionalista Party, Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino, National Unity Party and Akbayan Citizens Action Party.
Election 2016 is year to go and most individuals are really securing and aspiring positions in the government. The administration is now eyeing some people to be part of their allies.