QC Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte files her COC with running mate Councilor Gian Sotto. They are joined by their fathers, Rep. Sonny Belmonte and Senate President Tito Sotto. | via @raphbosano #Halalan2019 pic.twitter.com/3Y5A5qATSz
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After almost a decade of serving as Quezon City vice-mayor, Joy Belmonte is now ready to follow in the footsteps of her father, former mayor turned congressman Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte Jr.
The younger Belmonte filed her certificate of candidacy for mayor on Thursday. She was accompanied by her running mate, Councilor Gian Sotto, her father Rep. Belmonte and Senate President Tito Sotto.
The younger Belmonte is set to face Quezon City 1st District Rep. Vincent "Bingbong" Crisologo in the 2019 mayoralty race.