Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is now the lone Marcos running for president in the 2022 elections after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) dropped the aspirant with the same surname from the latest tentative list of candidates.
Maria Aurora Marcos is no longer on the Comelec’s updated list of presidential aspirants released Thursday (January 6).
The Comelec has whittled down the list of presidential bets to 11 from 15 in December 2022. Aside from Marcos, the other politikos recognized by the Comelec to be running from president are (in alphabetical order):
The number of vice presidential aspirants, meanwhile, remains at nine. They are (in alphabetical order):