2016 National Elections are just around the corner and interested parties for elected positions are now declaring themselves candidates. Soon, the Filipino people will choose who will be the next set of leaders to run the country. To know more about these candidates up close and to some extent personal, The Lobbyist has prepared a series of profiling on the candidates in the vice presidential race. The first of this series is on the personal background of the presidential and vice presidential candidates. This covers basic information about them and their stand on pertinent issues.