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Alcantara, Samson


Party: Social Justice Society (SJS)
Age: 77
Birthplace: Bangued, Abra
Residence: Batasan Hills, Quezon City
Education: Manuel L. Quezon University, Bachelor of Laws
Profession: Lawyer/Law Professor
Public post held: None
Nickname: Sammy


Angara, Juan Edgardo


Party: Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LABAN) (Team PNoy)
Age: 40
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Baler, Aurora
Education:
Xavier School, San Juan, Manila (elementary and high school)
Bachelor of Science in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science (England)
Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines
Master of Laws, Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
Profession: Representative, Lone District of Aurora/ Lawyer
Public post held: Representative, Lone District of Aurora
Nickname: Sonny


Aquino, Paolo Benigno IV


Party: Liberal Party (Team PNoy)
Age: 35
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Concepcion, Tarlac
Education:
Ateneo Grade School
Ateneo High School
Management Engineering, Ateneo de Manila University
Profession: Entrepreneur
Public post held: former Chairman of National Youth Commission
Nickname: Bam


Belgica, Greco Antonious Beda


Party: Democratic Party of the Philippines
Age: 34
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: San Miguel, Manila
Education:
Marketing and Management, San Beda College
International Trade & Commerce, UC Berkeley
Units on Law, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
Profession: Businessman/Pastor
Public post held: Councilor, Manila's sixth district (2004-2007)
Nickname: Greco


Binay, Maria Lourdes Nancy


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 39
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: San Antonio, Makati City
Education: University of the Philippines, Bachelor's Degree in Tourism
Profession: Personal Assistant
Public post held: None
Nickname: Nancy


Casiño, Teodoro


Party: Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan
Age: 43
Birthplace: Davao City
Residence: Sta. Cruz, Makati City
Education: Sociology, University of the Philippines-Los Baños (Laguna)
Profession: Representative/Writer
Public post held: Party-list Representative, Bayan Muna
Nickname: Teddy


Cayetano, Alan Peter


Party: Nacionalista Party (Team PNoy)
Age: 42
Birth place: Mandaluyong
Residence: Bagumbayan, Taguig City
Education:
De La Salle – Zobel
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of the Philippines-Diliman
Juris Doctor, Ateneo School of Law
Profession: Senator/Lawyer
Public posts held:
Senator (2007 to present)
Representative, Lone District of Taguig-Pateros (1998 to 2007)
Vice-Mayor, Municipality of Taguig, Metro Manila (1995 to 1998)
Councilor, Municipality of Taguig (1992 to 1995)
Nickname: Compañero


Cojuangco, Margarita


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 68
Birthplace: Manila
Residance: Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao
Education:
Public Safety Officers Senior Executive Course (PSOSEC), Philippine Public Safety College
Doctorate Degree: Magna cum Laude, Doctor of Philosophy, Major in History, University of Santo Tomas.
Completed Academic Units for Doctorate Degree in Anthropology, University of the Philippines.
Master’s Degree: Meritissimus, Master of Arts, Major in Philippine History, Minor in Theology, University of Santo Tomas.
Master in National Security Administration, National Defense College of the Philippines.
Profession: Ph.D. Public Safety
Public post held:
Governor of Tarlac (1992 to 1998)
Undersecretary for Special (Muslim) Concerns Department of the Interior & Local Government (2004)
Nickname: Tingting


David, Rizalito


Party: Ang Kapatiran Party
Age: 50
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: East Rembo, Makati City
Education:
San Fernando Central Elementary School (Pampanga)
Jose Abad Santos High School (Binondo, Manila)
University of the Philippines-Los Baños (Laguna)
Profession: Radio Commentator
Public post held: None
Nickname: Bro. Lito Yap David


De Los Reyes, John Carlos


Party: Ang Kapatiran Party
Age: 43
Birthplace: Mandaluyong City
Residence: Subic Freeport, Olongapo
Education:
Ateneo Grade School
De La Salle High School
Bachelor of Arts. in Theology, Franciscan University (Steubenville, Ohio)
Public Administration, University of the Philippines (post-graduate)
Bachelor of Laws, Saint Louis University (Baguio City)
Profession: Businessman
Public post held: Olongapo City Councilor (2007)
Nickname: JC


Ejercito, Joseph Victor


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 42
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Little Baguio, San Juan City
Education:
De La Salle University, Bachelor's Degree in Political Sciences
Xavier School, Elementary and High School
Profession: Representative, lone district of San Juan
Public post held:
San Juan Mayor (2001-2010)
Representative of San Juan (2010-present)
Nickname: Estrada JV


Enrile, Juan Ponce Jr.


Party: Nationalist People's Coalition (UNA)
Age: 54
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Aparri, Cagayan
Education:
Ateneo de Manila University
BA English, Christian Heritage College (El Cajon, California)
Presidential Masters degree in Business Administration, Pepperdine University (Malibu, California)
Profession: Businessman
Public post held:
Representative, 1st District of Cagayan (1998 to 2007)
Representative, 1st District of Cagayan (2010 to present)
Nickname: Jack


Escudero, Francis Joseph


Party: None (Team PNoy)
Age: 42
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Buhatan, Sorsogon City
Education:
Georgetown University Law Center, Masters in International and Comparative Law
University o f the Philippines, Bachelor of Laws
University of the Philippines, BA in Political Science
University of the Philippines Integrated School, Elementary and High School
Profession: Senator
Public post held:
Representative, 1st district of Sorsogon (1998-2007)
Senator (2007-present)
Nickname: Chiz


Falcone, Baldomero


Party: Democratic Party of the Philippines
Age: 68
Birthplace: Hindang, Leyte
Residence: Concepcion, Marikina City
Education:
Seminary of the Sacred Heart (Palo, Leyte)
Master's degree in Philosophy, University of San Carlos (Cebu City)
Master in Business Administration, Asian Institute of Management
Profession: Business Consultant
Public post held: None
Nickname: Balc Falcone


Gordon, Richard


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 67
Birthplace: Castillejos, Zambales
Residence: Olongapo, Zambales
Education:
University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Laws
Ateneo de Manila University, AB History and Government
Profession: Lawyer
Public post held:
former Mayor of Olongapo
SBMA Chairman (1992-1998)
Tourism Secretary (2001-2004)
Senator (2004-2010)
Nickname: Dick


Hagedorn, Edward


Party: Independent
Age: 65
Birthplace: Parañaque
Residence: Puerto Princesa, Palawan
Education:
University of the East
San Sebastian College – Recoletos
Profession: Public Servant/City Mayor
Public post held: Mayor of Puerto Princesa, Palawan
Nickname: Ed


Honasan, Gregorio


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 64
Birthplace; Baguio City, Benguet
Residence: Marikina, Metro Manila
Education:
Asian Institute of Management, Masters degree in Business Management
Philippine Military Academy
University of the Philippines, Economics
Don Bosco High School
San Beda College, Elementary
Profession: Legislator (Senator)
Public post held: Senator (1995-2001, 2007-present)
Nickname: Gringo


Hontiveros, Ana Theresia


Party: Akbayan Citizens' Action Party (Team PNoy)
Age: 47
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Quezon City
Education:
St. Scholastica's College
Ateneo de Manila University
Profession: NGO Worker
Public post held: Akbayan party-list Representative (2004 to 2010)
Nickname: Risa Hontiveros


Legarda, Lorna Regina


Party: Nationalist People’s Coalition (Team PNoy)
Age: 53
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Potrero, Malabon
Education:
Assumption College, Makati City (1973)
University of the Philippines (1981)
University of California, Los Angeles, California (1985)
National Defense College of the Philippines (1993)
Profession: Legislator/Senator
Public post held: Senator (1998-2004; 2007-present)
Nickname: Loren Legarda


Llasos, Marwil


Party: Ang Kapatiran Party
Age: 38
Birthplace: Daraga, Albay
Residence: Daraga, Albay
Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (cum laude), Bicol University College of Arts and Sciences (Legazpi City) (1996)
Master of Arts in Public Administration, Bicol University Graduate School (1998)
Bachelor of Laws (Juris Doctor), University of the Philippines College of Law (2003)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian Law as Fellow of the International Committee of the Red Cross, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, University of Law (Hyderabad, India) (2005)
Master of Laws, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (2010)
Profession: Lawyer/Educator
Public post held: None
Nickname: Bro. Mars Llasos


Maceda, Ernesto


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 77
Birthplace: Pagsanjan, Laguna
Residence: Manila
Education:
Doctorate in Public Administration ( Honoris Causa ) from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Doctorate in Education ( Honoris Causa ) from the Philippine Normal University
Ateneo de Manila University, Bachelor of Laws
Profession: Lawyer
Public post held:
Senator (1987-1998)
Ambassador to the United States (1999-2001)


Madrigal, Maria Ana Consuelo


Party: Liberal Party (Team PNoy)
Age: 54
Birthplace: Manilav Residence: Quezon City
Education:
Assumption College (Makati City)
Sacred Heart Schools (Menlo Park, USA)
Economics and French, Sta Clara University (California, USA)
International and Development Economics, Yale University (Connecticut, USA)
Special course on Trade and Shipping, Cambridge University (United Kingdom)
Profession: Businesswoman
Public post held:
Senator (2004 to 2010)
Presidential Adviser for Children's Affairs (1999 to 2000)
Nickname: Jamby Madrigal


Magsaysay, Maria Milagros Esperanza


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 49
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Olongapo City, Zambales
Education: University of the Philippines-Diliman
Profession: Congresswoman
Public post held: Representative, 1st district of Zambales
Nickname: Mitos


Magsaysay, Ramon Jr.


Magsaysay, Ramon Jr.
Party: Liberal Party
Age: 74
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Muntinlupa, Metro Manila
Education: Mechanical Engineering, De La Salle College (Manila)
Profession: Businessman
Public post held:
Representative, Lone District of Zambales (1965 to 1969)
Senator (1995 to 2007)
Nickname: Jun Magsaysay


Montaño, Ramon


Party: Independent
Age: 75
Birthplace: Cebu City
Residence: Muntinlupa City
Education: Philippine Military Academy, Bachelor of Science
Profession: Businessman
Public post held:
Major general (retired)
Philippine Constabulary-Integrated National Police chief
Former adviser of President FVR on police matters
Nickname: Mon


Penson, Ricardo


Party: None
Age: 60
Birthplace: Caloocan
Residence: Ugong, Pasig City
Education:
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Cincinnati
San Beda College
Profession: Corporate Executive/Social Activist/Chairman, Ausphil Tollways Corp.
Public post held: None
Nickname: Dick


Aquillino Pimentel III


Party: PDP Laban (Team PNoy)
Age: 49
Birthplace: Cagayan De Oro City
Residence: Cagayan De Oro, Misamis Oriental
Education:
Ateneo de Manila University, Claret School, Xavier University (1969 – 1977 )
Ateneo de Manila University, High School (1977 – 1981)
Ateneo de Manila University, Bachelor of Science, Major in Mathematics (1981 – 1985)
University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Laws (1985 – 1990)
Profession: Senator-Lawyer
Public post held:
National Youth Commission -Commissioner representing Mindanao (1995-1998)
Senator (2011-present)
Nickname: Koko


Poe, Mary Grace


Party: Independent (Team PNoy)
Birthplace: 44
Birthplace: Jaro, Iloilo
Residence: Quezon City
Education:
Boston College, BA in Political Science
University of the Philippines Manila; BA in Development Studies
Assumption College, Elementary and High School
Profession: Public Servant
Public post held: MTRCB Chair (2010-2012)


Señeres, Christian


Party: Democratic Party of the Philippines
Age: 37
Birthplace: Makati
Residence: Las Piñas, Metro Manila
Education:
Northwestern School of Law, Juris Doctor, major in US Constitutional Law
Southeastern University, Washington, DC, Bachelor of Science in Financial Management
South Lakes High School, Reston, Virginia, USA (High School Diploma with Honors)
Benedictine Abbey School, Alabang Hills, Muntinlupa (Primary & Elementary, 1979-1985)
Profession: NGO Worker
Public post held: Representative, Buhay Party-list (2003-2007)
Nickname: Christian


Trillanes, Antonio IV


Party: Nacionalista Party (Team PNoy)
Age: 41
Birthplace: Manila
Residence: Caloocan City
Education:
Electronics and Communications Engineering, De La Salle University (Manila)
Naval System Engineering, Philippine Military Academy
Masters Degree in Public Administration major in Public Policy and Program Management, University of the Philippines-Diliman
Profession: Senator
Public post held: Senator (2007 to present)
Nickname: Sonny


Villanueva, Eduardo


Party: Bangon Pilipinas
Age: 66
Birthplace: Bocaue, Bulacan
Residence: Not available
Education:
Manager’s Course under the University of the Philippines (UP) Institute for Small Scale Industries, Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Economics and Minor in Finance, Philippine College of Commerce (PCC) (now known as Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP))
Meycauayan Institute (now known as Meycauayan College), Bulacan
Bambang Elementary School, Bocaue, Bulacan
Profession: International President/Spiritual Director; Jesus is Lord Church Worldwide
Public post held: None
Nickname: Bro. Eddie


Villar, Cynthia


Party: Nacionalista Party (Team PNoy)
Age: 62
Birthplace: Muntinlupa
Residence: Las Pinas City
Education:
BS Business Administration, University of the Philippines
Masters in Business Administration, New York University
Profession: Social Entrepreneur
Public post held: Representative, Las Piñas City (2001 to 2010)
Nickname: Cynthia MisisHanepBuhay


Zubiri, Juan Miguel


Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
Age: 43
Birthplace: Makati City
Residence: Maramag, Bukidnon
Education:
University of the Philippines Open University, Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management
University of the Philippines Los Banos, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management
Profession: Businessman
Public post held:
Representative, 3rd district of Bukidnon – 1998 to 2007
Senator – 2007 to 2011
Nickname: Migz


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