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The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has released the official lists of Taguig City local candidates for the coming 2013 local elections.
Local elections will be held in Taguig City on May 13, 2013 within the Philippine general election. The registered voters will elect for the elective local posts in the city: the mayor, vice mayor, two congressmen (or district representatives), and the councilors, eight in each of the city’s two legislative districts.
Incumbent Lani Cayetano is running for reelection to serve second term as the mayor of Taguig City. She is under the ruling of Nacionalista Party. Her running mate is Ading Cruz, the barangay captain of Lower Bicutan.
Cayetano will be contested by Rica Tinga, former councilor of 2nd District and daughter of Justice Dante Tinga. Her running mate is incumbent 1st District councilor Carlo Papa, son of past Mayor Ricky Papa.
For congressional race, Arnel Cerafica is the incumbent for the 1st Congressional District. He will be facing off against Councilor Gigi Valenzuela de Mesa. Cerafica is also nominated by local party Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig.
Former Councilor Henry Dueñas, Jr. will take his place to be a congressman for the 2nd District after incumbent Rep. Sigfrido Tiñga decided not to run in any position due to his personal reason. He will be facing off against TV/Movie Director and Barangay Chairman of Fort Bonifacio Lino Edgardo S. Cayetano.
The City of Taguig is a highly urbanized city located in south-eastern portion of Metro Manila. It lies on the western shore of Laguna de Bay and is bordered by Muntinlupa City to the south, Parañaque to the southwest, Pasay to the west, Cainta and Taytay on the northeast and Makati, Pateros, and Pasig to the north.
Taguig City is known for its business center Bonifacio Global City, a 440-hectare Global City based on a Master Plan that has been molded after the functionality of Seoul, the excellent systems of Singapore, the innovation of Vancouver and the Visionary outlook of Paris. Global City is both a quiet residential paradise with areas designed for international educational tourism and is also the heart of Asian Commerce.
Other notable landmarks and tourist destinations in Taguig City are Fort Bonifacio, Food Terminal, Inc. (FTI), Camp Bagong Diwa, Department of Science and Technology, Taguig Veterans’ Museum, Bantayog ng Bayani, International School Manila, and The Blue Mosque.
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