Escudero to run for Sorsogon governor

Jose Carretero, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 12 2018 11:55 AM | Updated as of Oct 12 2018 01:32 PM

Senator Chiz Escudero is joined by his wife, actress Heart Evangelista, in filing his certificate of candidacy to be the governor of Sorsogon province. ABS-CBN News

SORSOGON CITY -- Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero on Friday filed his candidacy for governor of his home province, Sorsogon.

Escudero, whose term in the Senate is expiring next year, was accompanied by his wife, actress Heart Evangelista.

He was Sorsogon congressman before he was elected to the Senate in 2007.

The lawmaker, who lost in the 2016 vice presidential elections, is running under the National People's Coalition.