San Juan politics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on San Juan politics


Zamora loses time as SC requires Comelec response in recall election vs Gomez

Apr 24, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Zamora is running out of time in his bid for a recall election to claim the mayoral post in San Juan

Ateneo presidents slam Bongbong Marcos ‘revision of history’

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Heads of Jesuit run universities join nearly 530 other signatories against ‘the darkness and oppression of the Marcos years’

DICTATOR’S SON. Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr, a candidate for vice president, gestures during his campaign in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on February 9, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Roxas, Poe, Binay, Duterte? Estradas undecided

Dec 11, 2015 - 9:20 AM

Caught in a fierce battle with ex allies for control of San Juan the Estrada family weighs its options for 2016

NO POLITiCS, JUST SERVICE. Mar Roxas is joined by San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez and her son, Senator JV Ejercito at the launch of a housing project in the city. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez: I am not scared of Francis Zamora

Oct 23, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The re electionist mayor rejects the vice mayor s challenge to a debate saying she s not a good with words but has accomplished a lot for the city

FIGHTING BACK. San Juan mayor Guia Gomez answers the allegations thrown at her by vice mayor Francis Zamora. Photo by Rappler

Mayoral bet Francis Zamora: Time to end 'Estrada option' in San Juan

Oct 14, 2015 - 7:24 PM

The son of longtime congressman Ronaldo Zamora is challenging re electionist Mayor Guia Gomez to end the decades long Estrada rule in the city

PANDESAL FORUM. A day after he files his certificate of candidacy, San Juan City Vice Mayor Franciz Zamora shares why he decided to run for mayor. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Jinggoy Estrada, the Ejercitos and San Juan City politics

Aug 10, 2015 - 4:21 PM

Things are heating up in San Juan City where the Ejercitos and Estradas have ruled for more than 4 decades In 2016 politics could mend strained familial ties

SAN JUAN POLITICS. The Ejercitos and Estradas may just band together against Francis Zamora who is running for mayor of San Juan in 2016.