Lucy Torres-Gomez is proclaimed as the representative of the 4th district of Leyte, while her husband actor Richard Gomez failed to make it as a mayor of Ormoc City.
This is not the first time that Richard lost in an election. He tried tried to run mas a party list representative of Mamamayang Ayaw sa Droga (*MAD) in 2001 but was disqualified for allegedly being funded by the government.
In 207 he ran as a senator but lost and in 2010 he ran as a representative in the 4th district of Leyte but was disqualified due to lack of residency and his wife Lucy replaced him instead and won.
Congratulations to Lucy Torres-Gomez!