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Lacson-Sotto tandem bares names of 10 possible Senate bets

Following the confirmation that they will be running for the 2022 elections, Senators Ping Lacson and Tito Sotto released the names of their possible senatorial line up.

The senate slate is composed of veteran, comeback, and, neophyte politicians.

1. Former Senator JV Ejercito
2. Former Senator and now Sorsogon Governor Francis “Chiz” Escudero
3. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
4. Senator Richard Gordon
5. Former Senator and now Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gringo Honasan
6. Former Elections Commissioner Gregorio “Goyo” Larrazabal
7. Former Senator and now Antique Rep. Loren Legarda
8. Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez
9. Senator Joel Villanueva
10. Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri

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Ejercito, Gatchalian, and Escudero are party mates of Sotto in the Nationalist People’s Coalition.

“I’ll be consulting with my party mates re: my candidacy with Ping and lineup on the 28th,” he said.

“Am so humbled and honored by the endorsement of SP Sotto and Sen Ping. Am sure it is not just because we have this special bonding kaming 3 as Andres Bonifacio club but because they have seen first hand our commitment and dedication when it comes to the work expected of a legislator,” Villanueva said.

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Zubiri also thanked the Lacson-Sotto tandem for including him in the lineup.

Ejercito has yet to decide due to his ‘complicated’ situation. His brother Jinggoy Estrada is also planning for a Senate comeback. (TDT)

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