2016 senatorial candidates - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2016 senatorial candidates


Minority president expected after elections – Recto

Apr 17, 2016 - 12:56 AM

A minority president says Recto will need to continue to win the hearts and minds of Filipinos

MINORITY PRESIDENT. Senatorial candidate Ralph Recto says the next president will need to hit the ground running. GJMAGS Photography

'Shared bets' Lacson, Recto: Only for 'Daang Matuwid'

Feb 09, 2016 - 11:54 AM

The 2 senatorial bets join the ruling coalition in its campaign kick off in Roxas City

Women candidates: Make psych tests for annulment cheaper

Nov 28, 2015 - 5:26 PM

So ‘yung binubugbog nang binugbog ng asawa who wants out of the marriage already titiisin na lang na kasal pa rin siya kasi wala naman siyang P100 000 says vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo

HARD BREAK-UP. In a country that bans divorce, annulment is one available option for Filipino couples who want to end their marriage. But it comes with a hefty price.

Women candidates: Employment will empower Pinays

Nov 26, 2015 - 8:14 PM

Si nanay ang nag aaruga sa bawat isa Pero si nanay ay may mga sariling pangarap din senatorial candidate Risa Hontiveros says

WOMEN IN GOV'T. From left to right: Iloilo District 4 representative candidate Mitch Monfort-Bautista, senatorial candidates Princess Jacel Kiram and Toots Ople, broadcaster and forum moderator Ces Drilon, Senate bets Lorna Kapunan and Risa Hontiveros, and vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Women senatorial bets vow to prioritize labor, human rights

Nov 25, 2015 - 10:25 AM

Labor reforms and human rights issues are among the target advocacies espoused by former justice secretary Leila de Lima OFW advocate Susan Ople and lawyer Lorna Kapunan – aspirants in the 2016 senatorial race

LABOR REFORMS. Leila de Lima, Susan Ople, and Lorna Kapunan vow labor and human rights reforms if elected to the Senate in 2016.

Senatorial bets galore on Day 3 of COC filing

Oct 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM

On Wednesday alone 28 senatorial aspirants filed their candidacies along with 20 aspirants for president and 4 for vice president

Risa Hontiveros runs for senator for 3rd time

Oct 14, 2015 - 9:55 AM

Confident of her chances the former Akbayan party list representative lists down 3 items in her agenda

3RD TIME'S THE CHARM? Former Akbayan representative Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel files her certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections on Wednesday, October 14. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Ex-senator Zubiri runs as Poe’s guest candidate

Oct 14, 2015 - 9:01 AM

Ex senator Zubiri says he is running as an independent candidate under a party he calls ‘Pamilyang Pilipino at Taumbayan’

Migz Zubiri files his COC for Senator at COMELEC on Day three of filing of candidacy. Photo by Jansen Romero

'No bullshit' Walden Bello runs for senator

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:22 AM

Former Akbayan Representative Walden Bello is running for senator because people demand a representative who ll go to hell for them who won t bullshit them like most politicians

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler