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From stars to public servants: Which celebrities will run for public office in 2016?

BY JOAN LEARY

FRESH SCOOPS

10/10/2015 11:48 AM
From stars to public servants: Which celebrities will run for public office in 2016?


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TV Patrol’s Mario Dumaual has tracked down celebrities who will be running for office this 2016. Which stars have heeded the call of public service? 
Vandolph Quizon
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Vandolph Quizon will be running for councilor in Paranaque City.
Alma Moreno
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Alma Moreno is presently a councilor in Paranaque City but will run for Senator under UNA. 
Jolo Revilla
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Jolo Revilla, who’s presently seated as Cavite’s Vice Governor will run again in the same position next year.
Lani Mercado
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Lani Mercado is currently a congressman for the 2nd District of Cavite. She will be running as a mayor of Bacoor, Cavite.
Mark Lapid
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Mark Lapid, who is the son of Senator Lito Lapid will run for the senate under the Liberal Party.
Lito Lapid 
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Senator Lito Lapid will run as Angeles City, Pampanga’s mayor.
E.R. Ejercito
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E.R. Ejercito will run again as Governor of Laguna after being removed by the Commission of Elections from the gubernatorial seat last February.
Atty. Lorna Kapunan
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Celebrity lawyer Lorna Kapunan will run for the senate under Senator Grace Poe’s party. 
Imelda Papin
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Singer Imelda Papin plans to break the streak of the Fuentebellas of Camarines Sur by running as congresswoman under the Liberal Party.
Andrea del Rosario
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Former Viva Hot Babe Andrea del Rosario is now venturing into politics by running as Calatagan, Batangas’ vice mayor under the Nacionalista Party.
Lance Raymundo
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Singer Lance Raymundo will run as a councilor of San Juan.
Jeremy Marquez
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From being a councilor, Jeremy Marquez will run as a vice mayor of Paranaque.
Yul Servo
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Councilor Yul Servo filed for candidacy for the position of Congressman in Manila.
Alfred Vargas
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Alfred Vargas will again run for another term as congressman for the 5th district of Quezon City.
Roderick Paulate
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Actor Roderick Paulate will run again as Quezon City councilor.
Roselle Nava
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Singer Roselle Nava will seek another term as  1st district councilor of Paranaque. 
Charee Pineda
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Charee Pineda is also running for another term as Valenzuela City councilor
Lucy Torres-Gomez
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Leyte Representative Lucy Torres-Gomez is set to file for candidacy for another term in Congress this October 14. 
Ronnie Ricketts
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Ronnie Ricketts, who resigned from his post in the Optical Media Board, will run for Congress.
Angelica Jones
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Angelica Jones will run as Laguna’s Vice Governor under the Liberal Party
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Jhong Hilario

Jhong Hilario will run as Makati City councilor under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) of Vice President Jejomar Binay.
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Edu Manzano


After losing in the Vice-Presidential race last 2010, Edu Manzano now plans to run for senator this coming 2016.
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Jomari Yllana


Jomari Yllana is vying for the position of councilor in the 1st District of Paranaque City.
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Anjo Yllana

Anjo Yllana will run for councilor in the fifth district of Quezon City.

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Joseph “Erap” Estrada


Joseph Estrada will seek another term as the City of Manila’s mayor.