MOBILIZING the Filipino Vote: Filipino American Candidates Amplifying the Filipino Voice this November 2016 U.S. Election Cycle

Here are FIVE things you can do to AMPLIFY the Filipino American voice now until election day November 8:

  1. REGISTER to vote now (if you haven't yet). California deadline: October 24. Go to to check your state's deadline. VOTE now at your local City Hall. VOTE on election day - November 8
  2. Wear your "I Voted" sticker when you vote especially on election day - November 8
  3. Call, IM, FB, Tweet or Text at least 5 friends to remind them to vote now or on election day (Nov 8) before you leave the precinct or parking lot
  4. Forward or share this blog post on your favorite social media platform
  5. Be aware of Filipino American candidates - forward this post to your e-lists

Here are the Filipino American Candidates and FWN Members in this election cycle who are amplifying our FilAm voice in our communities! If we missed a FilAm candidate in your area, please alert us so we can add to the list.

Rob Bonta

Rob Bonta, California State Assembly, AD18 (re-election)
The 18th Assembly District includes the communities of Oakland, Alameda and San Leandro

Mae Torlakson

Mae Torlakson, U.S. FWN100™ '11; Candidate for California State Assembly, AD14
The 14th Assembly District represents portions of Contra Costa County and Southern Solano County. It includes the cities of Benicia, Clayton, Concord, Crockett, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Rodeo, Martinez, Walnut Creek, and Vallejo


Magdalena De Guzman

Magdelena De Guzman, Candidate for San Francisco Supervisor, District 11. 


Mike Guingona

Mike Guingona, Candidate for San Mateo County District 5 Supervisor
California's San Mateo County District 5 is comprised of Daly City, Colma, Brisbane, unincorporated Broadmoor, and a portion of South San Francisco

Marjan Philhour

Marjan Philhour, U.S. FWN100™ '11; Candidate for San Francisco Supervisor, District 1


Jason Paguio, Candidate Chula Vista City Council, District 3

Jim Navarro

Jim Navarro, Candidate for Mayor of Union City, California


Bob Sampayan

Bob Sampayan, Candidate for Mayor of Vallejo, California

Jonathan Wong

Jonathan Wong, Mahwah New Jersey Councilman, Candidate for Mayor of Mahwah, New, Jersey

Juslyn Manalo

Juslyn Manalo, Global FWN100™ '15; Candidate for City Council, Daly City, California


Glenn Sylvester

Glenn Sylvester, Candidate for City Council Daly City, California

Rozanna Aliga

Rozanna Verder Aliga, U.S. FWN100™ '09; Candidate for City Council Vallejo, California


Salvador Deauna

Salvador "Buddy" Deauna, Candidate for Bergenfield New Jersey City Council


Evelyn Centeno

Evelyn Centeno, U.S. FWN100™ '11; Candidate, Martinez Unified School District, California