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|Antonio A. Ferrer|
|Mayor, Gen. Trias, Cavite|
June 30, 2013
|Preceded by||Luis Ferrer IV|
June 30, 2013
|Succeeding||Luis Ferrer IV|
National Unity Party
|Spouse(s)||Anna Lisa Alcantara-Ferrer|
Antonio Alandy Ferrer, also known as "Ony" Ferrer, is the current mayor of General Trias, Cavite, and a former congressman of the newly created 6th district of the Province of Cavite – consisting of the municipalities of Tanza, General Trias and Amadeo, and the city of Trece Martires – in lieu of Republic Act No. 9727 (unofficially called The Cavite Congressional Reapportionment Act of 2009). He is the brother of 6th district representative and former municipal mayor Luis "Jon-Jon" Ferrer IV.
Life and career
His father is Luis S. Ferrer III, a former provincial Vice-Governor. His grandfather, Luis Y. Ferrer Jr., and great-grandfather, Luis O. Ferrer Sr. were former governors of Cavite.
He finished his tertiary education at De La Salle University in Manila, earning Bachelor of Arts major in Political Science majors. He also graduated with Laws at University of the East, also in Manila. In 1994, he passed the Philippine Bar Examinations and became an attorney. He became legal researcher, legal assistant and legal officer of Duty-Free Philippines from 1993 to 1998. Then he became legal counsel, manager and economic zone manager.
As a result of the enactment of RA 9727, he ran for congressman in the 2010 elections under Lakas-Kampi-CMD and as an adopted candidate of the Nacionalista Party. He won garnering 108,574 votes against former Tanza mayor and Games and Amusement Board Chairman Hermogenes "Ashley" Arayata, Jr with only 63,951 votes.
Ferrer ran for a mayoralty position in the 2013 midterm elections, alongside his brother Luis who ran as a 6th District representative, under the National Unity Party ticket which caucuses from old party, Lakas. Both of them won in their respective positions, with Antonio earning 46,575 votes against Liberal Party candidate and former vice-mayor Fernando "Totie" Campaña.
He is married to Anna Lisa Alcantara and has three children.
|House of Representatives of the Philippines|
|Sixth District of Cavite
Luis Ferrer IV