The Commission on Elections (Comelec) had finally revealed on Friday the tentative list of national and local candidates for the upcoming 2022 General Election. 

The poll body tallied a total of 97 tentative presidential candidates, majority of them as independent candidates. For the vice presidential post, there are 28 applicants while 174 candidates are eyeing the senatorial seats. 

The Comelec has also shared the tentative list of candidates for local positions. 

The last day for aspirants to file their request for correction on the name to reflect on the ballot is on November 8, 2021. 

“Aspirants whose names appear on the tentative list of candidates released by the Comelec have until November 8 to submit their requests for correction of typographical errors in their listed names,” Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said on Twitter.

Jimenez added that the final list will be revealed by December. 

The list can be accessed here: https://comelec.gov.ph/?r=2022NLE/ListsofCandidates/TentativeListsofCandidates

Ronald Espartinez