It is less than two years before the May 2016 national election yet there are already names from the entertainment industry that are emerging. First in the list who is running for Senator is Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto. According to a survey, Governor Vi was one of the favorites and has a huge chance of winning.
Because of her positive survey results the Governor is thankful for the public’s undying support for her. As of now Governor Vi has no political plans. Also she is occupied by her responsibilities as the Governor of Batangas.
Other celebrities who are expected senatorial candidates are incumbent senator Tito Sotto, Sarangani representative Manny Pacquiao, and GMA -7 actor Dingdong Dantes.
Multi-awarded host Boy Abunda was also rumored to be seeking a national position. The number of showbiz celebrities branching out to politics are increasing every election year.