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Peter files Precinct 3 House candidacy

BUSINESSMAN Marco T. Peter on Friday filed his candidacy with the Commonwealth Elections Commission for the March 23 special House election in Precinct 3, a Republican stronghold.

He was accompanied by his family members, fellow Republicans and supporters, including independent Rep. Edmund Villagomez and Sen. Vinnie Sablan.

Peter, whose business involves the importation of various products, was the man behind the Toys for Tots drive for children whose families lost their homes during the recent typhoon.

Aside from a significant amount of money that he donated to help typhoon survivors, he also volunteered in the relief operations.

In an interview, Peter said he witnessed the hardships that a lot of people suffered in days immediately after the disaster. He said he was glad that he was able to give back to the community.

After filing his candidacy at the Commonwealth Elections Commission on Feb. 8, House Republican hopeful Marco T. Peter poses with family members and supporters that include independent Rep. Edmund Villagomez and Sen. Vinnie Sablan as well as former Rep. Ramon A. Tebuteb.  Photo by David AttaoAfter filing his candidacy at the Commonwealth Elections Commission on Feb. 8, House Republican hopeful Marco T. Peter poses with family members and supporters that include independent Rep. Edmund Villagomez and Sen. Vinnie Sablan as well as former Rep. Ramon A. Tebuteb. Photo by David Attao

This happiness in helping others, he said, inspired him to do more for the people, this time as their representative in the Legislature.

Peter thanked his family members, the Republic Party and other members of the community for supporting him.

His campaign chairman, former Rep. Ramon A. Tebuteb, said he has known Peter since he was very young.

Tebuteb said Peter is a strong advocate of family values and youth empowerment.

The other candidates are former Republican Rep. Donald C. Barcinas, who has been endorsed by the Democratic Party, and independents David Castro Sablan and Mariano Deleon Guerrero Fajardo.