Ma. Lourdes Nancy Binay is the eldest daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay and Elenita S. Binay. She is the United Nationalist Alliance’s choice who replaced businessman Joey de Venecia as its 12th senatorial candidate.
Nancy’s entry to the UNA completed its senatorial line-up following the last-minute withdrawal of De Venecia. She placed 11th in the latest Pulse Asia survey.
She served as personal assistant to her parents during their respective terms as Makati mayors. She is now helping her father in housing concerns as Vice President.
Political Affiliation: United Nationalist Alliance
Age on Election Day: 40
Advocacies: housing reform, children’s rights and welfare
Latest survey ranking: 8th-12th, Pulse Asia November 2012 survey
Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, University of the Philippines-Diliman (1997)
- Personal assistant, Former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay, Vice President Jejomar Binay (1998 to present)
- Member of the Board of Trustees, Brighthalls Children’s Foundation (present)
- Executive Director and Member of the Board of Trustees, Bigay Pagmamahal Foundation (present)
- Member of the Board of Trustees, STF Serbisyong Tunay Foundation, Inc. (present)
- Member of the Board of Trustees, JCB Foundation (present)
Relatives in government: Vice President Jejomar Binay (father); Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr (brother); Makati 2nd District Rep Mar-Len Abigail Binay-Campos (sister)
Sources: rappler.com, manilastandardtoday.com, senate.gov.ph, congress.gov.ph, abscbnnews.com