United Opposition Bares List of Possible Senatorial Bets for 2019

The Liberal Party of the Philippines which is considered as the biggest opposition party with its allies released the initial list of possible Senatorial bets in the upcoming 2019 MidTerm Elections. The United Opposition is composed of the Liberal Party (LP), the Magdalo Group and other smaller parties.


According to the LP, from six names in its initial Senate line-up, the opposition coalition came out with a long list of 18 possible candidates they are considering for the next year's senatorial elections.



The opposition released the initial list, and according to the source privy to the list, the 12 senatoiral candidates which are listed below are being eyed to run under the political opposition in the 2019 midterm elections.

The new list of opposition candidates includes former Senator Mar Roxas, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., election lawyer Romulo Macalintal, TV host and actor Dingdong Dantes, former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, and singer Leah Navarro.

Aside from the above-mentioned senatorial bets, the other most likely
opposition party bets for the Senate are former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, musician Jim Paredes, former Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman, Manolo Quezon III, former Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda, and Samira Gutoc.



Before the list mentioned above, the opposition confirmed earlier that the initial list of Senatoriables includes Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV, Human Rights Lawyer Jose Manuel Diokno, Former Quezon Rep. Erin TaƱada, Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano, actress Agot Isidro, and former Akbayan partylist Rep. Barry Gutierrez.

Although the list is not yet finalized, Vice Pres. Leni Robredo, leader of the opposition, earlier said that the United Opposition will release their Final Senatorial Line-up this Month of September.


Source: Manila Bulletin

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