LIST: Heads of Vote-Rich Provinces, Cities Who Endorsed Presidential Bets

Many have publicly declared their support.

(UPDATE) As the official campaign period for the 2022 elections begins, candidates are taking turns visiting provinces and areas in the country which can deliver the most number of votes.

While candidates convince voters to cast their votes for them come May 9, they also seek the support of the incumbent leaders of the areas they are visiting, hoping that this would broaden their political base and increase their chances of winning.

The Commission on Elections has released the updated voter registration figures for the 2022 elections, which also shows the most vote-rich provinces and areas whose votes are crucial in carrying a candidate to victory.

So far, the incumbent leader of three of these vote-rich areas have publicly announced whom they will endorse in the May 9 polls.

Here's a running list of the incumbent heads of the most vote-rich provinces and areas in the country and the presidential candidates they are endorsing in the 2022 elections:

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1. Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia - Bongbong Marcos

2. Cavite Gov. Jonvic Remulla - Bongbong Marcos

3. Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino III - Bongbong Marcos

4. Laguna Gov. Ramil Hernandez - Bongbong Marcos

5. Bulacan Gov. Daniel Fernando - Leni Robredo

6. Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson - Leni Robredo

7. Batangas Gov. Hermilando Mandanas - Bongbong Marcos

8. Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. - Leni Robredo

9. Rizal Gov. Rebecca Ynares

10. Pampanga Gov. Dennis Pineda

11. Nueva Ecija Gov. Aurelio Umali

12. Davao Del Sur Gov. Marc Douglas Cagas IV

13. Quezon Province Gov. Danilo Suarez - Bongbong Marcos

14. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte

15. Leyte Gov. Leopoldo Dominico Petilla - Bongbong Marcos

16. Camarines Sur Gov. Miguel Luis Villafuerte

17. Zamboanga Del Sur Gov. Victor Yu

18. Isabela Gov. Rodolfo Albano III - Bongbong Marcos

19. City of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno (candidate)

20. Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vicente “Bambi” Emano

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This list will be updated as the incumbent leaders announce their endorsements. The campaign period will continue until May 7, two days before election day.


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