The poll body recently announced the official candidates for the Bulacan local elections, which be held on May 13, 2013 as part of the 2013 general election. The lists of Bulacan official candidates are mostly composed of contenders from National Unity Party (NUP), Liberal Party (LP), and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA).
Voters will select Bulacan official candidates for all local positions: a town mayor, vice mayor and town councilors, as well as members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, the vice-governor, governor and representatives for the four districts of Bulacan.
Incumbent Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado of NUP is running for his his first reelection unopposed, his running mate is Incumbent Vice Governor and Actor Daniel Fernando.
This came as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) En Banc disqualified two independent gubernatorial candidates in the province for the May 13 polls.
Each of Bulacan’s four legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives. One of the Bulacan official candidates with the highest amount of votes wins the seat.
Bulacan Province is located just north of Metro Manila and Rizal Province. It is is bounded on the east by Quezon Province, on the north by Nueva Ecija, and on the west by Pampanga and Manila Bay. The eastern part is dominated by the Sierra Madre mountain range while the central part is a lowland which is an extension of the vast central plain of Luzon. The westernmost part that extend to Manila Bay is a swampland that is home to many fishpens.
Bulacan is home to many heroes, of great men and women, and of country’s greatest artists, with a good number elevated as National Artists.
One of the tourist attractions in Bulacan is the Barasoain Church in Malolos City. Barasoain Church was the site of the Malolos Congress which ratified the first Philippine Constitution.
(No official candidates here right now. Please check this website frequently for important updates regarding the lists of Bulacan official candidates for 2013 elections.)