Taguig local elections, 2013
Local elections was held in the Taguig City on May 13, 2013 within the Philippine general election. The voters will elect for the elective local posts in the city: the mayor, vice mayor, two District representatives, and councilors, eight in each of the city's two legislative districts.
Mayoral and vice mayoral election 
Incumbent Lani Cayetano is now on her first term as the mayor of Taguig City. As prescribed by the Local Government Code, she is still eligible to run for the same office. On the other hand, another incumbent George Elias is now on his last term as the vice mayor of the city. Ineligible for reelection, Elias will no longer run for any position.
The incumbent mayor Lani Cayetano is running again for mayoralty office under the Nacionalista Party (NP) with his running mate Ricardo Cruz, Jr. Cayetano, a former congresswoman of Taguig and Pateros district, was said to be the first youngest female official to hold office while Cruz is the Barangay Chairman of Lower Bicutan.
Former Councilor Rica Tiñga, the youngest child of retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Dante Tiñga is running for Mayor as the nominee of the local party Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig. Her running mate is Councilor Carlo Papa, son of former mayor Ricky Papa.
It will be recalled that Dante Tinga filed an election protest after losing against Mayor Ricardo Papa last 1998 election but it was dismissed by Pasig City Regional Trial Court Branch 167 Judge Alfredo Flores.
The candidates for mayor and vice mayor with the highest amount of votes wins the seat; they are voted separately, therefore, they may be of different parties when elected.
Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig (KDT) 
- Mayor – Rica Tinga (former councilor, 2nd District; Daughter of Justice Dante Tinga)
- Vice Mayor – Carlo Papa (incumbent councilor, 1st District; Son of Past Mayor Ricky Papa)
- 1st District - Arnel Cerafica (re-electionist; running for 2nd term)
- 2nd District – Jun Duenas (former congressman; run again)
Councilors – District 1
- Ronette Franco (incumbent councilor; running for 3rd term)
- Allan Paul Cruz (former 3-termer councilor)
- Billy Ray Mariategue (dentist; son of councilor Bal)
- Jeffrey Lontoc (run for vice mayor last 2010 but lost, ranked 3rd)
- Ervic Vijandre (actor and model; talent from GMA7)
- Jesus Jessie Concepcion (barangay kagawad, bagumbayan)
- Elesus Dumagat – (barangay kagawad, santa ana)
Councilors – District 2
- Milagros Valencia (incumbent councilor; running for 3rd term)
- Estela Gasgonia (incumbent councilor; running for 3rd term)
- Cheche Gonzales (incumbent councilor; running for 2nd term)
- Jeffrey Morales (incumbent councilor; running for 2nd term)
- Erhard Fontanilla (former barangay captain, bagong tanyag)
- Marilyn Padlan (former barangay captain, western bicutan
- Jona Fuentes (barangay kagawad, upper bicutan)
- Ricardo Gomez, Jr. (barangay kagawad, south signal)
Team Lani Cayetano (TLC) 
- Mayor – Lani Cayetano (re-electionist; running for 2nd term)
- Vice Mayor – Ading Cruz (barangay captain, lower bicutan)
- 1st District - Gigi Valenzuela-De Mesa (incumbent 2-termer councilor)
- 2nd District – Lino Cayetano (director; barangay captain, fort bonifacio)
Councilors – District 1
- Gamaliel San Pedro (incumbent councilor; running for 3rd term)
- Jaime Labampa (incumbent councilor; running for 3rd term)
- Carlito Oganinola (incumbent councilor; running for 2nd term)
- Rodil Marcelino (incumbent councilor; running for 2nd term)
- Rommel Tanyag (ABC President; barangay captain, calzada)
- Delio Santos (former councilor; barangay captain, bagumbayan)
- Darwin Icay (former councilor; public information officer)
- Ferdinand Santos (run for vice mayor last 2010 but lost, ranked 2nd)
Councilors – District 2
- Erwin Manalili (incumbent councilor; running for 3rd term)
- Jojo Eron (incumbent councilor; running for 2nd term)
- Arvin Alit (former 3-termer councilor)
- Noel Dizon (former 3-termer councilor)
- Richard Paul Jordan (barangay captain, north signal; son of councilor ric)
- Mher Supan (wife of barangay captain nicky)
- Marco Evangelista (broadcaster, radio veritas)
- Pammy Zamora (daughter of cong. ronny zamora)
|Politician||Running for||Old party||New party|
|Gigi Valenzuela-De Mesa||congressman||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Gamaliel San Pedro||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Jaime Labampa||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Carlito Ogalinola||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Rodil Marcelino||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Delio Santos||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Jeffrey Lontoc||councilor||PMP||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig|
|Erwin Manalili||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Jojo Eron||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Richard Paul Jordan||councilor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Nacionalista|
|Jona Fuentes||councilor||Nacionalista||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig|
Incumbents who will run for other positions, or will not run 
|Gigi Valenzuela De-Mesa||councilor||running for congresswoman||Nacionalista|
|Carlo Papa||councilor||running for vice mayor||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig|
|Bal Mariategue||councilor||term-limited, replace by son Billy Ray||Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig|
|Ric Jordan||councilor||died, replaced by son Richard Paul||Nacionalista|
Mayoral election 
Parties are as stated in their certificate of candidacies. Lani Cayetano is the incumbent.
|Taguig Mayoral Election|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Rica R. Tiñga||37,090||37.8%%|
Vice-mayoral election 
Parties are as stated in their certificate of candidacies. Incumbent George A. Elias is in his third consecutive term and is ineligible to run
|Taguig Vice Mayoral Election|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Carlo Papa||40,855||44%%|
|Nacionalista||Ricardo Cruz Jr.||51,854||56%%|
Congressional elections 
1st District 
|Philippine House of Representative election at Taguig's 1st District|
|Nacionalista||Gigi Valenzuela de Mesa||17,686||32%%|
Note: Result exclude 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.
|Philippine House of Representative election at Taguig's 2nd District|
|NPC||Henry Duenas, Jr.||26,238||44.2%%|
|Nacionalista||Lino Edgardo S. Cayetano||33,177||55.8%%|
City Council election 
The top eight candidates each district will win seats in the city council.
First district 
Incumbent Councilor Baltazar Mariategue is in his third consecutive term and is ineligible for reelection; so Mariategue's Son Billy Ray. Incumbent Councilors Carlo Papa and Gigi Valenzuela De Mesa are eligible to run for another term. Papa decided to run for Vice Mayor while De Mesa run for Congressman.
|City council election at Taguig's 1st district|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Jesus Jessie Concepcion||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Allan Paul Cruz||%|
|Akbayan||Mark Anthony Cruz||%|
|UNA||Robel Roy dela Paz||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Elesus Dumagat||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Ronette Franco||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Jeffrey Lontoc||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Billy Ray Mariategue||%|
|Nacionalista||Gamaliel San Pedro||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Ervic Vijandre||%|
Second district 
Incumbent Councilors Ricardo Jordan and Aurelio Paulo Bartolome are in their third consecutive term and is ineligible for reelection; so Jordan's Son Richard Paul will run while Bartolome will not run in any position.
|City council election at Taguig's 2nd district|
|Nacionalista||Arvin Ian Alit||%|
|Independent||Principe de Viller||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Erhard Fontanilla||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Jona Fuentes||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Estrella Gasgonia||%|
|NPC||Ricardo Gomez Jr.||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Cheche Gonzales||%|
|Nacionalista||Ric Paul Jordan||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Jeffrey Morales||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Marilyn Padlan||%|
|Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig||Milagros Valencia||%|
- NPC's Ricardo Gomez, Jr. is a candidates of Kilusang Diwa ng Taguig
- Marco Evangelista is a candidate of Nacionalista Party
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