Gordon files candidacy for senator

Former Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon and Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno on Friday filed their certificates of candidacy for Senator at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Manila on Friday, the last day of COC filing.

Gordon filed his COC accompanied by his wife Katherine. He will run under the Bagong Bayan party. Asked what his platform is, Gordon said, “Senators don’t have platforms but we create laws.”

The former tourism secretary and chairman of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) also said that he supports a president that have the same goals as his– to improve the lives of every Filipino in the country.

Meanwhile, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno was accompanied by his wife Diana Lynn Ditan and will run under Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino.

Moreno, 40, said that he will be under the Senatorial slate of presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe and Vice Presidential candidate Senator Chiz Escudero.