Celebrities who won and lost in the 2016 election

Aside from proving their worth in the entertainment industry, a handful of showbiz personalities who wanted to help build a better nation also tried their luck in the recently concluded national election.

However, it seems like not all celebrities who took a shot in running for a government position ended up winning; a couple of showbiz personalities have to accept that this is not the time for them to work for public service.


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Among the list of showbiz personalities who succeed in the recently concluded election are Vicente “Tito” Sotto who had a slot in the top 12 senators, Herbert Bautista who headlined the mayoral race in Quezon City, Jhong Hilario who is close to becoming the number one councilor in the first district of Makati City, Alfred Vargas who did not have an opponent to become the representative of the 5th District of Quezon City, Andrea del Rosario who is aiming for the mayoral position in Calatagan, Batangas, Daniel Castro who is currently leading his race against veteran action star Philip Salvador as vice governor of Bulacan, Jolo Revilla who is just a few steps away from being declared as Cavite’s vice governor, Lani Mercado who was already announced as the succeeding mayor of Bacoor, Cavite, Richard Gomez who is set to mark his first political win as mayor of Ormoc City, Lucy Torres-Gomez who is leading in the congressional race in the 4th District of Leyte, and the Star for All Seasons, Vilma Santos who is spearheading the race for the newest representative of the 6th District of Batangas.