Pangasinan Second District Representative, former police chief Leopoldo Bataoil filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC)on Tuesday in his reelection bid under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC).
He was the fourth incumbent congressman of Pangasinan to have filed the COC. The others were Rep. Jesus Celeste of the First District, Rep. Rachel Arenas of the Thirds District and Rep. Kimi Cojuangco of the Fifth District.
Celeste and Cojuangco are both with NPC while Arenas, now in her second term of office, filed for her reelection bid under the Liberal Party.
The others who have also filed their COCs were reelectionist Fourth District Board Member Mojamito Libunao, NPC; and Arturo Padua, an independent candidate for board member in the First District.