Celebrity-Politicians Win Big In May 2013 Midterm PollsCelebrity-politicians Vilma Santos-Recto, ER Ejercito, Jolo Revilla, Joseph "Erap" Estrada, Herbert Bautista, Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao and Lucy Torres-Gomez won in the partial and unofficial tally of votes.
The data below is based on Comelec transparency server's partial and unofficial results.
Santos-Recto is on her way to a landslide victory against Marcos Mandanas Sr. The Star For All Seasons got 649,123 votes in the gubernatorial race in Batangas while Mandanas got 42,000 votes.
Her running mate, Mark Leviste, also got 600,000. However, actor Christopher de Leon is not looking too good with only 28,934 votes for the second district of Batangas while his competitor Abu Raneo got 80,333 votes.
In Laguna, Ejercito got 410,007 votes in the gubernatorial race while Edgar San Luis received 353,109 votes. His wife, Maita Sanchez-Ejercito, is also leading as mayor of Pagsanjan.
Actor Dan Fernandez also has a landslide victory in the congressional race in the first district of Laguna. Former ABS-CBN Sol Aragones is also leading the votes in the third district of the province. She is running for a congressional seat.
In Cavite, Senator Bong Revilla's son Jolo got 390,000 votes against Jay Lacson's 228,883 votes for the vice gubernatorial race.
Incidentally, Revilla was supported by Lacson's former sister-in-law Jodi Sta. Maria, who plays Maya in the phenomenal television program "Be Careful With My Heart."
In Manila, Asiong Salonga (Estrada) has taken the cudgels from the Philippines' Dirty Harry (Alfredo Lim) after he got 288,058 votes against 257,631. Estrada was already proclaimed.
Estrada's bulwark San Juan City also led the Team UNA to landslide victories as Guia Gomez won in the mayoralty race while Janella Ejercito led the race for city councilor.
Gomez is JV Ejercito's mother while Janella is the daughter of Senator Jinggoy Estrada.
In Quezon City, Herbert Bautista and his running mate Joy Belmote continue to dominate.
Actor Alfred Vargas is also set to clinch the fifth congressional district of the city as he already has 56,954 votes against Annie Susano's 21,837 votes.
In Valenzuela City, President Benigno Aquino 3rd's ex-girlfriend Shalani Soledad is still struggling against Magi Gunigundo. Soledad already received 46,975 votes while Gunigundo has 49,384 votes.
It doesn't look good for comedian Joey Marquez in Paranaque City where he is running for a congressional seat. His 39,381 votes are behind Gus Tambunting's 46,917 votes.
In Cebu, Anabelle Rama lost to Raul del Mar for congressman of first district. Rama got 31,217 votes while del Mar got 114,653 votes.
In Bulacan, Daniel Fernando had a landslide victory with 696,477 votes while his competitors only got 50,000 votes combined. He is running as provincial vice governor.
In Camarines Sur, Aga Muhlach is set to become a congressman of the fourth district of Camarines Sur after he got 45,131 votes against Wimpy Fuentebella's 41,059 votes.
The Pacquiaos were also big winners in Saranggani. Manny run for a second term as congressman while Jinkee won as vice governor.
Manny run unopposed while Jinky raced against Eleanor Saguigit.
In Leyte, Torres-Gomez got 93,313 votes while her rival Eric Codilla got 69,080 votes. It doesn't look good for her husband Richard Gomez who is falling behind Edward Codilla.
Gomez has 31,780 votes while Codilla has 32,963 votes.