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Philippine House of Representatives elections, 2013 (Metro Manila)

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Elections were held in Metro Manila (the National Capital Region) for seats in the House of Representatives of the Philippines on May 13, 2013.


The candidate with the most number of votes won that district's seat for the 16th Congress of the Philippines.

1st District

Incumbent Oscar Malapitan is term-limited and running for mayorship, his son coun.Dale Gonzalo Malapitan is party's nominee. he will face three termer mayor Enrico Echiverri.

2nd District

Mitzi Cajayon is the incumbent, she will face vice mayor Edgar Erice and former Congressman Luis Asistio.

Las Piñas

Mark Villar is the incumbent.

1st District

Monique Lagdameo is the incumbent. The district was the tightest race in 2010's legislative election, with Lagdameo having a winning margin of 0.19%.

2nd District

Abigail Binay is the incumbent.


Incumbent Josephine Lacson-Noel is running unopposed.


Neptali Gonzales II is the incumbent.

1st District

Benjamin Asilo is the incumbent.

2nd District

Carlo Lopez is the incumbent.

3rd District

Zenaida Angping is the incumbent.

4th District

Incumbent Trisha Bonoan-David is running unopposed.

5th District

Amado Bagatsing is the incumbent. His KABAKA party is affiliated with the United Nationalist Alliance.

6th District

Incumbent Rosenda Ocampo's primary opponent is Benny Abante, the erstwhile incumbent whom she defeated in 2010 with a margin of less than 2%.

1st District

Incumbent Marcelino Teodoro is running unopposed.

2nd District

Romero Federico Quimbo is incumbent.


Rodolfo Biazon is the incumbent.


Toby Tiangco is the incumbent. He is under Partido Navoteño, the ruling local party, which will contest this election at the banner of the United Nationalist Alliance. (He is also UNA's national secretary-general.)

1st District

Incumbent Edwin Olivarez is running for mayor against Benjo Bernabe; his brother Eric is his party's nominee.

2nd District

Incumbent Roilo Golez is term limited. His party nominates former mayor Joey Marquez, however he is running as independent. Marquez will be challenged by incumbent vice mayor Gustavo Tambunting.


Imelda Calixto-Rubiano is the incumbent.


Roman Romulo is the incumbent.

Quezon City

The second district of Quezon City was redistricted into three districts. The district that will continue to carry the "second district" name is the one surrounding the Batasang Pambansa Complex, immediately south of the La Mesa Dam watershed. The two new districts are designated as the fifth and sixth districts. The other districts that were not affected by the redistricting (first, third and fourth) retained their nomenclatures.

1st District

Incumbent Vincent "Bingbong" Crisologo is on his last term, having served as Representative of the 1st District from 2004-2013.; his wife Rita is his party's nominee. she was lost to councilor Francisco Calalay.

2nd District

The second district of Quezon City was redistricted into three districts. The district that will continue to carry the "second district" name is the one surrounding the Batasang Pambansa Complex, immediately south of the La Mesa Dam watershed.

Winston Castelo, the incumbent 2nd district representative, is running here.

3rd District

Jorge Banal, Jr. is the incumbent, his opponent is former congressman Matias Defensor, Jr.

4th District

Feliciano Belmonte, Jr., the Speaker of the House of Representatives, is the incumbent.

5th District

The 5th district comes from old 2nd district's northernmost area, comprising most of Novaliches.

Actor and councilor Alfred Vargas won against former congresswoman Mary Ann Susano and former Congressman Dante Liban.

6th District

The 6th district comprises the old 2nd district's southernmost parts (Balintawak, Southern Portion of Novaliches and Tandang Sora areas). Lawyer Christopher "Kit" Belmonte, who ranked second to Winston Castelo in the 2010 polls), is running unopposed.

San Juan

Incumbent JV Ejercito is running for the Senate under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA); his UNA-affiliated Partido Magdiwang nominated former representative Ronaldo Zamora as their nominee. His opponent is Councilor Jannah Ejercito, daughter of Jessie Estrada, brother of Joseph Estrada, who is Ejercito's father.

Taguig and Pateros

Taguig's 1st Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) district and Pateros collectively elect one seat in the House of Representatives. Taguig's 2nd SP district is allocated another seat.

1st District

Arnel Cerafica is the incumbent. He will be facing off against Councilor Gigi Valenzuela de Mesa. Cerafica is also nominated by local party Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig.

Note: Result include Pateros.

2nd District

Sigfrido Tiñga is the incumbent but decided not to run in any position due to his personal reason. Former Councilor Henry Duenas, Jr. will take his place to be a congressman. He will facing off against TV/Movie Director and Barangay Chairman of Fort Bonifacio Lino Edgardo S. Cayetano.

First district

Incumbent Rexlon Gatchalian is running for the mayorship; his brother, Mayor Sherwin Gatchalian, is his party's nominee.

Second district

Magtanggol Gunigundo is the incumbent. He will be facing off against councilor Shalani Soledad-Romulo, if Soledad-Romulo elected she will join her husband Roman in the House separately.


Philippine House of Representatives elections, 2013 (Metro Manila) Wikipedia

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