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Get To Know The Members Of The Poe-Escudero Senatorial Slate

Peppered with congressmen, former and incumbent senators, and all sorts of celebrities, this lineup boasts both familiar and unheard-of names.
by John Paulo Aguilera | Oct 29, 2015

Aside from the news that PDP-Laban's Martin Diño withdrew his candidacy (thus potentially paving the way for #Duterte2016), the official unveiling of President-VP tandem Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero's senatorial slate also hogged today's headlines.

Peppered with congressmen, former and incumbent senators, and all sorts of celebrities, the Poe-Escudero Senate lineup boasts both familiar and unheard-of names.

To help you decide whether or not you should give these 12 your precious vote, we prepared a brief intro on each one of 'em.

Get to know:


1)    BAYAN MUNA REP. NERI COLMENARES

Known for: being a political prisoner during Martial Law; also a relative of Angel Locsin.


2)    VALENZUELA REP. SHERWIN GATCHALIAN

Known for: Actually, nobody knows him, according to his ad above


3)    RICHARD 'DICK' GORDON

Known for: his exploits as Philippine Red Cross chairman; timeless "Ipasok Si Dick" jokes


4)    ATTY. LORNA KAPUNAN

Known for: her high-profile clients such as James Yap, Hayden Kho, and none other than the lady touted as the "Pork Barrel Queen," Janet Napoles


5)    EDU MANZANO

Known for: his incessant cursing in old Filipino action movies; Papaya dance


6)    MANILA VICE MAYOR ISKO MORENO

Known for: his bakal-bote roots and being a That's Entertainment alumnus; the handsome Vice Mayor of Manila


7)    SUSAN OPLE

Known for: being the daughter of the late Blas Ople; her seemingly inappropiate nickname "Toots"


8)    SAMUEL PAGDILAO

Known for: being a former Criminal Investigation and Detection Group chief and one of the founders of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF)


9)    SEN. RALPH RECTO

Known for: being the main proponent of the Expanded Value Added Tax (e-VAT); husband of Ate Vi


10)    PASIG REP. ROMAN ROMULO

Known for: his work as Pasig City congressman; his gorgeous wife, Shalani Soledad


11)    SEN. VICENTE 'TITO' SOTTO III

Known for: being a member of VST & Co. and Eat Bulaga host; inspiring the term "Sinotto"


12)    JUAN MIGUEL ZUBIRI

Known for: resigning from the Senate in 2011, amid claims of electoral fraud during the 2007 elections

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