Vilma Santos proclaimed Batangas representative

MANILA, Philippines – From being mayor of a city in the province, then its governor, Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos is now Batangas 6th District Representative. (Results: Stars running for office in 2016 elections)

Santos was proclaimed Batangas 6th District Representative on Tuesday, May 10. She won over Bernadette Sabili of the Nacionalista Party.



Santos' son, Luis Manzano, posted a short message to thank the supporters of his mother. 

Maraming salamat!! — Luis Manzano (@luckymanzano) May 10, 2016


Santos began her political career as mayor of Lipa City.  

Before the elections, Santos was last seen in the movie Everything About Her starring Angel Locsin and Xian Lim.

Her husband, Senator Ralph Recto, is poised to be reelected, while ex-husband Edu Manzano, another senatorial candidate, is not expected to be as lucky, as he is at 21st place based on the partial, unofficial election results, as of posting. –