Born December 28, 1975, Marwil Llasos is currently 37 years old and is one of the youngest candidates running in the upcoming 2013 election. Son of Wilson Llasos, he was born in Daraga, Albay and grew up there as a child. He finished elementary at Divine Word College of Legazpi City and graduated with honors in 1988. Marwil Llasos continued his education by studying at Bicol University College of Education Labortory High School for secondary, becoming the Literary Editor of the school paper The Mayon. He graduated with a degree in both a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Laws at the University of the Philippines, from which he had 3 scholarships. Continuing with his studies, he went for his Masters of Laws degree at the University of the City of Manila.
A Marian devotee and knight of Mary, he is an active member of various Marian groups and organizations in the Philippines and abroad. A sought-after speaker and preacher, Bro. Mars extensively lectures on Mariology, Applied Mariology, Marian Apologetics and Marian Spirituality in different parishes, Marian groups and organizations in the country.
Marwil Llasos had maintained roles in public service as a youth leader and also community worker. He served as SK Councillor, Chairman and ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Barangay of Bgy. Tagas, Daraga, Albay. In 2000, Llasos served as Executive Assistant and Legal Consultant in the Department of Agrarian Reform, appearing as a Resource Person in the House of Representatives Committee on Agrarian Reform.
Platforms/Advocacy of Marwil Llasos
As part of the Ang Kapatiran party, Marwil Llasos is pursuing the strengthening State Universities and Colleges, as well as fiscal autonomy for them. He is also pursuing an extension of Carp Extensions and Reforms (CARPER) to redistribute all agricultural lands to landless farmers, Universal Healthcare and lower power rates to help those in more affected areas and provide cheaper costs of living for everyone.