Son of Albee Benitez to run for Victorias City mayor


Javi Benitez, son of former Negros Occidental 3rd district Rep. Alfredo Benitez, will run for mayor in Victorias City in the 2022 elections.

Abang Lingkod Partylist Representative Stephen Paduano, a close friend and political ally of the elder Benitez, confirmed this.

Paduano said the Party Asenso Victoriahanon has chosen Javi as its official mayoral candidate. (

Incumbent Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca is serving his last term.

Javi is an actor under contract with Star Magic.