12 aspirants for 2016
polls file COCs early at Comelec main office
MANILA, Oct. 12 (PNA) -- Twelve aspirants running for national positions
of president, vice-president and senator in the 2016 polls trooped to
Intramuros during the first hour of the start of the five-day filing period
of the submission of Certificates of Candidacy (COC) at the Commission of
Elections (Comelec) main office.
As of 9 a.m., a total of eight presidential candidates, including Vice
President Jejomar Binay, former Senator Gregorio Honasan (vice president)
and three senators, including former Senator Panfilo Lacson have filed their
United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) standard-bearer Binay and Honasan were
accompanied by the former's son, suspended Makati mayor Junjun Binay and
daughter Makati Rep. Abigail Binay.
Former Iloilo Congressman Buboy Syjuco was the first presidential candidate
who filed his COC at past 8 am. (PNA)