List of political families in the Philippines

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The following is a list of the most notable political families of the Philippines, each with the areas in which their influence was/is strong. Names in bold indicate the individual was/is a President of the Philippines.

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Abad Family (Batanes)[edit]

  • Jorge Abad:[1] Congressman of Batanes (1949–1957, 1962–1965, 1969–1972)
    • Aurora Barsana-Abad:[1] wife of Jorge Abad; Congressman of Batanes (1965–1969)
    • Florencio Abad:[1] son of Jorge Abad; Cabinet Secretary (1989–1990, 2004–2005, 2010–present); Congressman of Batanes (1987–1989, 1995–2004)

Abalos Family (Mandaluyong City)[edit]

    • Benjamin Abalos, Sr.:[2] Mayor of Mandaluyong City; Chairman of MMDA; Chairman of COMELEC
      • Benjamin "Benhur" Abalos, Jr.:[2] son of Benjamin Abalos, Sr.; Mayor of Mandaluyong City
      • Jonathan Abalos: son of Benjamin Abalos, Sr.; Mandaluyong City councilor
      • Charisse Abalos: son of Benjamin Abalos, Jr.; Mandaluyong City councilor
    • Arsenio Abalos:[2] brother of Benjamin Abalos, Sr.; Barangay Captain of Hagdang Bato Itaas; Mandaluyong City councilor

Abaya Family (Cavite)[edit]

  • Plaridel M. Abaya – [3] Representative, 1st district (1995–2004)

Acosta Family (Bukidnon)[edit]

Aguilar(-Villar) Family (Las Piñas City and Muntinlupa City)[edit]

Albano Family (Isabela)[edit]

  • Delfin Albano:[5] Representative, Lone District of Isabela (1957–1965)
    • Delfinito C. Albano;[5] son of Delfin Albano; Mayor, Ilagan, Isabela (2001–2007)
    • Rodolfo Albano Jr.:[5] son of Delfin Albano; Vice governor, Isabela (1960–1964); Representative, lone district of Isabela (1969–1973, 1978–1986); Representative, 1st district, Isabela (1987–1998, 2001–2004, 2010–2013); Chairperson, Energy Regulatory Commission
      • Rodolfo Albano III;[5] son of Rodolfo Albano Jr.; Representative, 1st District of Isabela (1998–2001, 2004–2010); Vice Governor of Isabela (2010–2013)
      • Mila Albano-Mamuag;[5] daughter of Rodolfo Albano Jr.; Mayor, Cabagan, Isabela (2001–2004)
      • Rene T. Albano Jr.:[5] cousin of Rodolfo Albano III; Vice mayor, Cabagan, Isabela (2004–2007)
      • Antonio Albano; Vice Governor of Isabela (2013–Present)

Alcala Family (Quezon)[edit]

  • Anacleto Alcala Sr.: Former Governor of Quezon Province, uncle of Proceso Alcala, grandfather of Anacleto Alcala III
    • Anacleto Alcala III: grandson of Anacleto Alcala Sr., Councilor Lucena City (2013–present)
    • Proceso Alcala:[6] nephew of Anacleto Alcala Sr., Representative, 2nd District, Quezon (2004–2010), Current DA Secretary (2010–Present)
      • Irvin M. Alcala: son of Proceso Alcala; Representative, 2nd District, Quezon (2010–2013)
    • Vicente J. Alcala:[6] brother of Proceso Alcala; Vice Governor, Quezon (2010–2013), Congressman, 2nd District of Quezon (2013–Present) and Provincial Board Member, Quezon (2001–2010)
    • Hermilando Alcala Jr.: brother of Proceso and Vicente Alcala; Punong Barangay, Cotta, Lucena City ( -present)
      • Roderick A. Alcala:[6] nephew of Proceso Alcala; Mayor, Lucena City (2012–present) Councilor, Lucena City (1998–2001); Vice mayor, Lucena City (2001–2007 and 2010–2012)

Alfelor Family (Camarines Sur and Bulacan)[edit]

  • Felix O. Alfelor Sr.:[7] Mayor, Iriga City; Governor, Camarines Sur
    • Felix Alfelor, Jr.:[7] son of Felix Sr.; representative, 4th District, Camarines Sur (2001–2010)
      • Madelaine A. Gazmen:[8] niece of Felix Jr.; Provincial board member, Camarines Sur (2001–2004); Mayor, Iriga City (2004–2013)
    • Ciriaco Alfelor:[8] son of Felix Sr.; Representative, 4th district, Camarines Sur (1987–1998)
    • Emmanuel R. Alfelor:[8] son of Felix Sr.; Mayor, Iriga City (2001–2004)
    • Ronald Felix Alfelor – Mayor, Iriga City (2013–Present)

Almario Family (Davao Oriental)[edit]

  • Manuel Zosa:[9] Representative, 6th district, Cebu (1949–1972)
    • Thelma Z. Almario:[9] niece of Manuel; Mayor, Mati (1967–1977); Representative, 2nd district, Davao Oriental (1987–1998); Vice governor, Davao Oriental (2001–2004)
      • Jose Mayo Almario:[9] son of Thelma; Representative, 2nd district, Davao Oriental (1998–2007)

Alonto Family (Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte)[edit]

  • Sultan Alauya Adiong Alonto, first Muslim Senator, Signatory to the 1935 Constitution
    • Datu Birua Alonto, Mayor, Marawi City, 1938 (Brother)
    • Acmad Domocao Alonto, Governor,Congressmen, Senator 1958–1961 (Son)
    • Abdul Ghaffur Alonto, Governor and Ambasador, Lanao del Sur, 1960–1964,1964–1967 (Son)
    • Princess Tarhata Alonto-Lucman, Governor, Lanao del Sur 1970–1974, OIC 1987–1988 (Daughter)
    • Rashid Lucman, Congressman, (Brother in Law)
    • Mamintal Adiong, Congressman and Governor, Lanao del Sur (Nephew)
    • Abul Khayr Alonto, Speaker, ARMM (Grandson)
    • Normala Alonto Lucman, Vice Governor, (Grand Daughter) Lanao Del Sur
    • Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr., Governor, Lanao del Sur (Great Grandson)- Present
    • Pangalian M.Balindong, 1971 ConCon Delegate and RLA Speaker, Congressman Deputy Speaker 2nd District (Son in Law)- Present
    • Jamal Alonto, Municipal Mayor, Bubong (Nephew)
    • Ansaruddin Alonto Adiong, Assembly and Regional Governor, ARMM (Great Grandson)
    • Ricky Alonto Mamainte Municipal Mayor Bayang (Great Grandson)
    • Zia Alonto Adiong, Assemblyman 1st District Lanao del sur, ARMM (Great Grandson) Present
    • Yasser Alonto Balindong, Assemblyman 2nd District Lanao Del Sur, ARMM (Great Grandson) Present
    • Alexander G. Alonto, Jr, 1st District Board Member, (Great Grandson) Present
    • Abdulrashid Alonto Balindong, Board Member Liga ng Barangay, Lanao Del Sur (Great Grandson) Present
    • Amer Gary Alonto Balindong-II Vice Mayor and OIC Mayor of Malabang (Great Grandson)
    • Haroun Al-Rashid Alonto Lucman, Regional Vice-Governor-ARMM (Grandson)

Ampatuan Family (Maguindanao)[edit]

Andal-Contreras Family (Oriental Mindoro)[edit]

    • Rodolfo Perucho Andal – Founding Chairman of the Social Security System of the Philippines under President Ramon Magsaysay; former administrator of Government Services Insurance System (GSIS), first cousin of Teodoro Agoncillo
    • Don Gabriel Contreras – Capitan [One of the rulers of Bulalacao under the Spanish Imperial Crown. The territory of Bulalacao was formerly ruled by Datu(Prince) Calido of Panay] Since the founding of the First Republic, Bulalacao has predominantly been administered by descendants of Gabriel Contreras.
      • The Honorable Estee Contreras Aceron Bisnar – Vice Governor, Oriental Mindoro
      • The Honorable Ernilo Contreras Villas – Mayor, Bulalacao
      • The Honorable Ludovico Contreras Silang – Vice Mayor and former Interim Mayor, Bulalacao
      • The Honorable Eduardo Contreras Aceron – Municipal Councilor, Bulalacao
      • The Honorable Caridad Contreras Absalon – Municipal Councilor, Bulalacao
      • The Honorable Edwin Contreras Aceron – Municipal Councilor, Bulalacao
      • The Honorable Enrico Contreras Villas – Captain, Campaasan

Angara Family (Aurora)[edit]

    • Jose Angara:[10] Representative, Philippine Legislature (1934-1935); Representative, National Assembly (1935-1938)
      • Edgardo Angara:[11] nephew of Jose Angara; Senator (1987–1998, 2001–present), Cabinet Secretary (1999–2001)
        • Juan Edgardo Angara:[11] son of Edgardo; Congressman from Aurora (2004–2013), Incumbent Senator in the 16th Congress in the Philippines (2013–present)
        • Karen Angara Ularan (Councillor)
      • Bellaflor Angara-Castillo:[10] sibling of Edgardo; Governor, Aurora (2004–2013); Representative, Lone Legislative district of Aurora (1995–2004, 2013–Present)
      • Arthur Angara:[10] sibling of Edgardo; Mayor, Baler, Aurora (1998-2001)

Antonino Family (Nueva Ecija, La Union and General Santos City)[edit]

  • Gaudencio Antonino – Senator of the Philippines (1961–1967)
    • Magnolia Antonino – Former Congresswoman of the First district of La Union (1965–1967), Senator of the Philippines (1967–1972)
    • Darlene Antonino-Custodio – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from South Cotabato's First District (2001–2010), Mayor of General Santos City (2010–2013)
    • Rodolfo Antonino – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Nueva Ecija's Fourth District (2004–2013)
    • Magnolia Antonino Nadres – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Nueva Ecija's Fourth District (2013–present)

Aquino Family (CARAGA)[edit]

  • Jose C. Aquino Sr. – Governor 1964–1966, Congressman 1967–1969
    • Jose "Joboy" Aquino II – Incumbent Representative CARAGA (2007–Present)

Aquino Family (Sorsogon)[edit]

  • Rafael C. Aquino Sr. – Congressman 7th Congress (1969–1972)
    • Rodolfo N. Aquino – 3 Term Board Member 1st District
    • Rebecca L. Aquino – Current Board Member 1st District

Aquino Family (Tarlac)[edit]

  • Servillano Aquino: Representative, Samar (1898)
    • Benigno Q. Aquino Sr.: son of Servillano;[12] Representative, 2nd district, Tarlac (1916-1928); Senator (1934)
      • Agapito Aquino: son of Benigno Sr;[12] Senator (1987-1998); Representative, 2nd district, Makati (1998-2007)
      • Teresa Aquino-Oreta: daughter of Benigno Sr;[12] Representative, lone district, Malabon-Navotas (1987-1998); Senator (1998-2004)
      • Benigno Aquino Jr.: son of Benigno Sr;[12] Senator (1968-1972)
        • Jesli Aquino Lapus: cousin of Agapito;[12] Representative, 3rd district, Tarlac (1998-2007)
        • Titus A. Valdez: cousin of Agapito;[12] Vice mayor, Concepcion, Tarlac (1998-2004)
    • Herminio S. Aquino; son of Servillano;[12] Representative, 3rd district, Tarlac (1992-1998); Vice governor, Tarlac (1998-2001)

Arroyo Family (Camarines Sur, Negros Occidental and Pampanga)[edit]

Arroyo Family (Camarines Sur)[edit]

    • Joker Arroyo: Senator (2001-2013)
    • Jack Arroyo:[13] brother of Joker; Governor, Camarines Sur (1950s)

Asistio Family (Caloocan City)[edit]

    • Cornelio Asistio Cordero :mayor (1941–1944)
    • Macario Asistio, Sr: mayor (1952–1972)
      • Macario "Boy" Asistio Jr. – Mayor (1980–1995)
      • Luis "Baby" Asistio – Representative, 2nd District of Caloocan City (1992–2001, 2004–2007)
        • Macario "Maca" Asistio III – Councilor, 2nd District of Caloocan City (2004–2013), Vice-Mayor (2013–present)
      • Aurora Asistio-Henson – Representative, 1st District of Caloocan City (1992–1997)
        • Onet Asistio-Henson – Punong Barangay (2007–2013), 1st District Councilor of Caloocan City (2013–present)
    • Alejandro Asistio Fider: mayor (1976–1978)
    • Albert Asistio-Munoz: former presidential advisor
    • Dean Asistio: – Councilor, 1st District of Caloocan City (2013–present)

Atienza Family (Manila)[edit]

Bagatsing Family (Manila and Muntinlupa City)[edit]

  • Ramon Bagatsing – Representative, 3rd District of Manila (1957–1965; 1969–1972) and Mayor of Manila (1972–1986)
    • Amado Bagatsing – Representative, 5th District of Manila; son
      • Don Juan Bagatsing – Councilor, 4th District of Manila
    • Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. – Representative, 4th District of Manila (1987–1998); son
      • Don Ramon Bagatsing – Councilor, 4th District of Manila (1998–2004)
      • Roberto "Robbie" Bagatsing Oca – Former Councilor, 3rd District of Manila; nephew of Amado and Ramon Bagatsing, Jr.
      • Ryan Bagatsing – Councilor of Muntinlupa City (2001–2010); nephew of Amado and Ramon Bagatsing, Jr.

Barzaga Family (Cavite)[edit]

  • Elpidio "Pidi" Barzaga – Representative, 4th District of Cavite (2010–present) and 2nd District of Cavite (2007–2012) and Mayor, Municipality of Dasmariñas (1998–2007)
    • Jennifer Austria-Barzaga: wife of Elipidio; Mayor, City of Dasmariñas (2009–present) and Municipality of Dasmariñas (2007–2009)

Belmonte Family (Quezon City)[edit]

Bernabe Family (Parañaque City)[edit]

  • Florencio Bernabe Sr. – Mayor, Municipality of Parañaque; father
    • Florencio Bernabe Jr. -[14] mayor, Parañaque City (2004–2013)
      • Florencio Bernabe III -[14] son of Florencio Jr.; councilor, Parañaque City (2010–2013)

Biazon Family (Muntinlupa)[edit]

Calalay Family (Quezon City)[edit]

  • Rey Calalay – Former Congressman, 1st District of Quezon City (1995–2003)
    • Boy Calalay – Congressman, 1st District of Quezon City (2013–present)

Calixto Family (Pasay City)[edit]

  • Eduardo Calixto – Officer-in-charge Mayor (1986–1987)
    • Antonino Calixto – Mayor; son
    • Imelda Calixto-Rubiano – Representative, Lone District

Castelo Family (Quezon City)[edit]

  • Winston Castelo – Congressman, 2nd District of Quezon City (2010–present)
    • Precious Hipolito-Castelo – Councilor, 2nd District of Quezon City (2010–present)
    • Nanette Castelo-Daza – Former Congresswoman, 4th District of Quezon City (2001–2010)
    • Jessica Castelo-Daza – Councilor, 4th District of Quezon City (2010–present)
    • Karl Edgar Castelo – Councilor, 5th District of Quezon City (2013–present)
    • Bobby Castelo – Councilor, 6th District of Quezon City (2013–present)

Cayetano Family (Muntinlupa City, Pateros and Taguig City)[edit]

Cerilles Family (Zamboanga del Sur)[edit]

    • Aurora E. Cerilles Congresswoman District 1 (2010 to present), former provincial governor
    • Antonio Cerilles Provincial Governor (2010 to present), former congressman district II
      • Ace William Cerilles Mun. Mayor (2007 to present), Dumalinao, ZDS

Climaco Family (Zamboanga City)[edit]

  • Cesar Climaco – Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman) from Zamboanga City (1984), Mayor of Zamboanga City (1953–1954, 1956–1961, 1980–1984)
    • Julio Cesar Climaco – Mayor of Zamboanga City (1986–1987)
    • Maria Isabelle Climaco Salazar – Vice Mayor of Zamboanga City (2004–2007), Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Zamboanga City's First District (2007–2013), Mayor of Zamboanga City (2013–present)

Cortes Family (Mandaue)[edit]

    • Zoilo "Olong" Mendoza – Capitanes Accidentales (1890's)
    • Ariston Ceniza Cortes- El Presidente de Mandaue (1926–1937)
      • Demetrio Mendoza Cortes – City Councilor of the Municipality of Mandaue (1957–1960), Municipal Mayor (1960–1969) and City Mayor (1969–1986)
        • Ariston Cortes III- Barangay Captain
        • Demetrio Cortes Jr.- Vice Mayor of Mandaue (1987–1998), City Councilor (2010-incumbent)
        • Jonas Cortes- City Council of Mandaue (2001–2007) City Mayor of Mandaue (2007-incumbent)
    • Ignacio Cortes- Barangay Councilor of Centro, Mandaue City
    • Jericho Cortes- Barangay Councilor of Alang-Alang, Mandaue City
      • Jeric Mikail Cuison Sanguiniang Kabtaan Chairman of Alang-Alang, Mandaue City, SK Federation President and City Councilor of Mandaue

Cojuangco Family (Tarlac)[edit]

Crisologo Family (Ilocos Sur)[edit]

    • Floro Crisologo – Congressman, 1st District of Ilocos Sur, husband of Carmeling.
      • Carmeling Crisologo – former Governor of Ilocos Sur, wife of Floro.
      • Vincent "Bingbong" Crisologo – Congressman, 1st District of Quezon City (2004–2013) Councilor, 1st District of Quezon City (1998–2004).
        • Anthony "Onyx" Crisologo – Councilor, 1st District of Quezon City (2010–present).
    • Luis "Chavit" Crisologo Singson – Current Governor of Ilocos Sur, he is the 1st cousin of Vincent "Bingbong Crisologo". The mother of Chavit is the sister of Floro Crisologo.

Cua Family (Quirino)[edit]

  • Junie Cua – Governor of Quirino (2010–present) and Representative, Lone District of Quirino, 9th, 10th, & 12th Congress
    • Ma. Angela E. Cua – Representative, Lone District of Quirino, 11th Congress
    • Dakila Carlo Cua – Representative, Lone District of Quirino and Governor of Quirino (2007–2010), son of Junie and Angela

Cuenco Family (Cebu)[edit]

    • Mariano Jesus Cuenco – Member of the Philippine Assembly 1912–1916, Representative, 5th District of Cebu, 1916, 1919, 1922, 1925, Speaker of House of Representatives 1922, Governor of Cebu 1928 and 1931, Secretary of Public Works and Agriculture, Senator 1912–28, 1941–64, and President of the Senate
    • Miguel Cuenco – Representative, 5th District of Cebu, 1931, 1944, 1949
    • Manuel Cuenco – Cebu governor in 1950s
    • Antonio Veloso Cuenco – Representative, 2nd District of Cebu, 9th, 10th, & 12th Congress
      • Nancy R. Cuenco – Representative, 2nd District of Cebu, 11th Congress; wife of Antonio Cuenco

Datumulok Family (Lanao del Sur)[edit]

    • Sultan Muliloda Datumulok – The first Sultan of the Sultanate of Binidayan to be elected as Municipal Mayor of the Municipality Binidayan Province of Lanao del Sur, 1961-1992. The eldest son of Datumulok and Bae Lopac.
      • Hon. Danny H. Socor Dimaporo – former Senior Board Member (1998–2004) (nephew of sultan Muliloda)
      • Ismael "Mike" BR. Camid – former Provincial Vice-Governor candidate Lanao del Sur (2001), former member of Regional Legislative Assembly-ARMM (son-in-law of sultan Muliloda)(1998–2001)
      • Datu Punudaranao Benito Datumulok – former Mayor of Binidayan (1998–2004)(son of sultan Muliloda)
      • Datu Anwar Benito Datumulok – former Mayor of Pagayawan (1998–2004); (son of sultan Muliloda)
      • Mohammad Cosary Benito Datumulok – Senior Concilor of Binidayan (2010); (son of sultan muliloda)
      • Dimnatang Musa Radia – former Regional Director Department of Transportation and Communications- Region 10 (1999– 2012), former Kabataan ng Masang Pilipino(KAMPIL) Party-list nominee (1998), former mayoralty candidate of Binidayan (2013)(son-in-law of sultan Muliloda)
      • Omar Sharief "Agassi" B.M. Datumulok Radia – Sangguniang Kabataan Provincial Federation Vice-President (2010–2013)(grandson of sultan Muliloda) (son of Dimnatang Radia)
      • Muliloda B.R Datumulok Camid – former Councilor Municipality of Wato (2010)(grandson of sultan Muliloda)
    • Hadji Halim Datumulok – former mayor of Binidayan
    • Jamel S. Datumulok – former mayor of Marogong (brother of Sultan Muliloda) (1990's)
      • Aman Misbac A. Datumulok – former Mayor of Binidayan (son of Mayor Jamel)
      • Abdullah A. Datumulok – Mayor of Binidayan (son of Mayor Jamel)
    • Sharief S. Datumulok – former mayor of Bumbaran (brother of Sultan Muliloda) (1990's)
      • Esnairie Datumulok Caya – Baranggay Chair of Bumbaran (son of former Mayor Sarip)
    • Bokhari Datumulok – Barangay Chairman of Brgy. East Poblacion, Marogong
      • Alphie Ramos Mulok – Barangay Chair of Pagalamatan Binidayan (nephew of Sultan Muliloda)

Defensor Family (Iloilo and Quezon City)[edit]

De Venecia (Pangasinan)[edit]

  • Guillermo de Venecia – Municipal Mayor (1916–1918, 1925–1926)
    • Jose de Venecia, Jr. – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Pangasinan's 2nd District (1969–1972), Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Pangasinan's 4th District (1987–1998, 2001–2010), Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives (1992–1998, 2001–2008)
    • Gina de Venecia – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Pangasinan's 4th District (2010–present)

Del Mar Family (Cebu)[edit]

  • Jose Maria Del Mar – Provincial Information Office Head. Publisher and journalist; comes from the prominent Del Mar family of Pari-an, Cebu's genteel district and enclave of Cebuano elite during the late 19th century
    • Raul del Mar – Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives; son of publisher and journalist Jose Maria Del Mar
      • Rachel Marguarite Del Mar – Representative of Cebu's North District; Board Member, Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB); Board of Trustee, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP)
      • Raoul Del Mar – Congressman, Cebu City North District
        • Mike Acebedo Lopez – National Youth Commissioner; MTRCB Board Member; youngest delegate in history to the United Nations General Assembly in New York; grand son of Caridad Duterte Del Mar-Lopez of Cebu and Captain Generoso Lopez of the Lopez-Romualdez family of Leyte.
  • Romulo Del Mar Neri- former NEDA Secretary
    • Filomeno Del Mar – Cebu City Councilor – (During Vicente Rama's Term as Mayor)
      • Venci Del Mar – City Councilor – City of Naga
      • Carmelino C. Del Mar Jr. – Barangay Captain – Ibabao-Estancia
      • Magdaleno Del Mar – Barangay Captain – Tuyan, Naga
    • Father Antonio Del Mar Pernia – Superior General SVD Congregation (The First Asian to become a Superior General of a Congregation)
    • Charles Del Mar Pepito – Barangay Councilor – Brgy. Tinago

Dimaporo Family (Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur)[edit]

  • Moh. Ali Dimaporo – Former Governor and Former Congressmann(patriarch of the family)
    • Abdullah "Bobby" Dimakuta Dimaporo – Former Governor and Present Congressman (son of Gov. Ali)
    • Datu Hattah Dimakuta Dimaporo – Defeated Regional Vice-Governor of ARMM (son of Gov. Ali)
    • Imelda "Angging" Quibranza Dimaporo – Former Governor and Present Congresswoman (wife of Cong. Bobby)
      • Mohammad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo – Present Governor Lanao del Norte (son of Cong. Bobby)
      • Aliah Quibranza Dimaporo – Former Congresswoman (daughter of Cong. Bobby)
  • Macacuna Dimaporo – Former Congressman Lanao del Sur (brother of Gov. Ali)
    • Raida Dimaporo-papandayan – Mayor of Tubaran
  • Naga Dimaporo, Former Mayor Sultan Naga Dimaporo
    • Motalib Dimaporo – Former Mayor Sultan Naga Dimaporo
    • Elianor Dimaporo-Lantud -Present Mayor of Pantao Ragat (daughter of May. Naga)
      • Uloy Dimaporo – Present Mayor Sultan Naga Dimaporo Municipality (son of Mayor Motalib)
  • Abdul Rashid M. Dimaporo – Former Mayor of Magsaysay
    • Hadji Alawi Dimaporo – former governor of Lanao del Sur (grand father of bobby)

Dominguez Family (Baguio/ Benguet/ Cavite)[edit]

Dumlao Family (Nueva Vizcaya)[edit]

  • Cesario Dumlao (elected vice mayor of Bagabag, 1940; appointed mayor of Bagabag, 1945–1946)
  • Patricio Dumlao Sr. (appointed mayor of Bayombong, 1950–1951; elected mayor of Bayombong, 1952–1955, 1956–1959)
  • Patricio Dumlao Sr. (Governor of Nueva Vizcaya)
  • Natalia Dumlao (Vice Governor, Governor of Nueva Vizcaya)
  • Patricio Dumlao Jr. (provincial board member of Nueva Vizcaya)
  • Maybelle Blossom Aquino Dumlao (Municipal Councilor of Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, 2001-2004)
  • Maybelle Blossom Aquino Dumlao (Provincial Boardmember of Nueva Vizcaya, 2004-2007, 2007-2010, 2010–2013)

Duterte Family (Davao City)[edit]

  • Rodrigo Duterte – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Davao City's First District (1998–2001), Mayor of Davao City (1988–1998, 2001–2010, 2013–present) Vice Mayor of Davao City (1986–1987, 2010–2013)
    • Sara Duterte-Carpio – Former Mayor of Davao City (2010–2013)
    • Paolo Z. Duterte - Vice Mayor of Davao City (2013–present)

Dy Family (Isabela)[edit]

  • Faustino Dy, Sr. – Former Governor of Isabela, 1972–1992
    • Benjamin Dy – Former Governor of Isabela, 1992–2001, Mayor of Cauayan, Isabela, 2010–present
    • Faustino Dy, Jr. – Former Governor of Isabela, 2001–2004
    • Faustino Dy, III – Former Mayor of Cauayan, Isabela, 1992–2001, Representative of the 3rd District of Isabella, 2001–2010, Governor of Isabela, 2010–present
    • Cesar Dy- Former Mayor, Cauayan City
    • Victor Dy- ABC President Cauayan City- present, Barangay Chairman San Fermin Cauayan City
    • Faustino Michael Carlos Dy III- Mayor San MAnuel ISabela present
    • Krystyna Louise C. Dy- Ex Officio member province of ISabela, SK Chairwomen, San Fermin, Cauayan City
    • Napoleon S. Dy Province: Isabela District: 3rd District Period: 2010–2013

Echiverri Family (Caloocan City)[edit]

  • Enrico Echiverri -[14] mayor, Caloocan City (2004–2013), Caloocan City 1st District representative (1995–2004, 2013–Present)
    • Ricojudge Janvier Echiverri -[14] Incumbent National President, Liga ng mga Barangay (2007–present); Ex Officio City Councilor, Caloocan City (representing LNB); Punong Barangay
    • Robert Dominic Echiverri – Incumbent Sangguniang Kabataan National Federation Vice-President (2010–2013), SK Caloocan Federation President; Ex Officio City Councilor, Caloocan City (representing SK Caloocan)

Ecleo Family (Dinagat Islands)[edit]

Ejército Family (Estrada/Estregan Family) (Laguna, Manila, Quezon, and San Juan City)[edit]

Enverga Family (Quezon)[edit]

  • Manuel S. Enverga: grandfather of Mark M. Enverga, Representative of the 1st District of Quezon (1953 - 1961)
  • Wifrido L. Enverga: son of Manuel S. Enverga, Representative of the 1st District of Quezon (1987 - 1998)
  • Mark S. Enverga: grandson of Manuel S. Enverga, Representative of the 1st District of Quezon (2007–present)

Escudero Family (Sorsogon)[edit]

  • Manuel Escudero (former Representative, 4th Philippine Assembly)
  • Salvador Escudero Sr. (former provincial governor, provincial legislative member, town mayor and councilor)
  • Salvador Escudero Jr. (former town mayor and provincial legislative member)
  • Ramon Escudero (former town councilor, vice mayor)
  • Antonio Escudero Jr. (former town councilor, former provincial board member, provincial vice governor)
  • Salvador H. Escudero III (former Secretary of Agriculture; former Representative, House of Representatives; former Assemblyman, Batasang Pambansa; former Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food)
    • Francis "Chiz" Escudero (Representative, House of Representatives; son of Salvador III; current senator)
    • Evelina Escudero (Representative, House of Representatives; wife of Salvador III)
  • Oscar Escudero (former town mayor)

Espinosa/Martinez Family (Cebu, Masbate, and Iloilo City)[edit]

    • Atty. Pascualing P. Espinosa, Congressman, Iloilo City, “the Father of Common Man of Labor,” authored Magna Carta of Labor, authored Republic Act 875, otherwise known as the Industrial Peace Act, former President of CLUP or the Consolidated Labor Union of the Philippines and NACTU or the National Confederation of Trade Unions
    • Atty. Jose S. Espinosa III, Vice Mayor, Iloilo City
    • Atty. Edgar T. Espinosa, Congressman, Iloilo-Guimaras
    • Leo T. Espinosa, Mayor, Iloilo-Guimaras
    • Emilio Espinosa, Sr.: Representative, lone district, Masbate (1934-1945; 1944-1946; 1946-1953)
      • Emilio Espinosa, Jr.: son of Emilio Sr;[18] Representative, 2nd District, Masbate (1958-1965; 1970-1972; 1998-2007)
      • Tito Espinosa: son of Emilio Sr.;[18] Representative, 1st district, Masbate (1987-1995)
        • Vida Espinosa: wife of Tito;[19] Representative, 1st district, Masbate (1995-2004)
        • Emilio Aris Espinosa: son of Tito and Vida;[19] Mayor, San Jacinto, Masbate (2001-2007)
          • Narciso Bravo Jr.: son-in-law of Vida;[19] Councilor, Masbate (1998-2001); Provincial board member, Masbate (2001-2007)
      • Moises Espinosa Sr.: son of Emilio Sr.;[18] Vice- Governor, Governor, Mayor, Masbate; Representative, 2nd district, Masbate (1987-1992)
        • Moises Espinosa Jr., City Mayor of Masbate
        • Mario Espinosa: nephew of Emilio Jr.;[18] vice governor, Masbate (1998-2001)
        • Celestino Espinosa Martinez Jr.: Nephew of Emilio Jr.;[18] Representative, 4th district, Cebu (1987-1998)
          • Clavel Asas-Martinez: wife of Celestino Jr.;[20] Representative, 4th district, Cebu (1998-2007)
          • Celestino Martinez III: son of Celestino Jr. and Clavel;[20] Mayor, Bogo, Cebu (2001-2007)
    • Roseller 'Roy' Ariosa, Vice-Governor of Zamboanga del Sur, belongs to the Espinosa Clan of Cebu/ Masbate, head of Espinosa Clan Mindanao
    • Javier Ariosa, Mayor of Molave, Zamboanga del Sur 1951, founding member of the Espinosa Clan Mindanao, father of Vice-Governor Roseller ' Roy ' Ariosa
    • Franco P. Espinosa, Barangay Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City, founding member of the Espinosa Clan Iloilo
    • Jose Hamy R. Espinosa, Barangay Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City
    • Frank A. Espinosa, Barangay Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City
    • Noel A. Espinosa, Barangay Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City
    • Lilianne Espinosa Sorioso, Barangay Chairman, Barangay Zamora, Iloilo City
    • Sergio S. Espinosa, Barangay Chairman, Barangay Legaspi, Iloilo City
    • Rysty Ann Espinosa, SK Chairman, Barangay Zamora, Iloilo City, City Prosecutor
    • Ma. Aida T. Espinosa, SK Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City
    • Ma. Monica Leticia T. Espinosa, SK Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City
    • Frances Lyn T. Espinosa, SK Chairman, Barangay Monica, Iloilo City
    • Justin Espinosa, SK Chairman, Barangay Zamora, Iloilo City

Eusebio Family (Pasig)[edit]

  • Vicente Eusebio – Former Mayor of Pasig (1992–2001, 2004–2007)
    • Soledad Eusebio – Former Mayor of Pasig (2001–2004)
    • Robert Eusebio – Former Councilor (1998–2007), Former Mayor of Pasig (2007–2013)
    • Maribel Andaya-Eusebio – Mayor of Pasig (2013–present)
    • Ricky Eusebio – Councilor (2013–present)

Fajardo Family (Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Pampanga, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, Bicol)[edit]

(father, daughter)

  • Pacifico M. Fajardo, former Congressman of 3rd District of Nueva Ecija in the 9th, 10th and 11th Congresses
  • Lorelie Fajardo, former Deputy Presidential Spokesperson; Presidential Assistant for Central Luzon of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
  • Mohammad Omar Fajardo y Albano, de Miranda, de Villanueva, former Congressman of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Sector in the 10th, 11th and 12th Congresses; Appointed Board of Director of Al Amana Bank by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Secretary-General of Philippine Pirate Movement (PPM), House of Figarda, Miémbro dé Sagrada Familia, Cábállérós dé Pirátá Bájó lá Órdén dé Fájárdó, Gúárdiá Róyálé Cústódió dé Lás Islás Filipinás, Heir of Góbérnádór Hénérál dé Lás Islás Filipinás Alonso Fajardo de Entenza y de Guevara, Córdoba y Velasco, Knight of Alcantara, Lord of Espinardo, Grand Son of Heneral de Brigada Tirso G. Fajardo.
  • Fahad Ibn Omar Fajardo y Abcede, de Albano, de Ramirez; Founding Chairman of the Philippine Pirate Movement(PPM), House of Figarda, Miémbro dé Sagrada Familia, Cábállérós dé Pirátá Bájó lá Órdén dé Fájárdó, Gúárdiá Róyálé Cústódió dé Lás Islás Filipinás, Grand Son of Heneral de Brigada Tirso G. Fajardo, Heir of Góbérnádór Hénérál dé Lás Islás Filipinás Alonso Fajardo de Entenza y de Guevara, Córdoba y Velasco, Knight of Alcantara, Lord of Espinardo
  • Farida "ida" Fajardo y Abcede, de Albano, de Ramirez; Founding Chairman of the Congressional Youth Organization(CYO), Youth Chairman of Peoples Patriotic Movement (PPM), House of Figarda, Miémbro dé Sagrada Familia, Nobléza Familia dé Andalucia y Castillé, Daughter of Hon. Mohammad Omar Fajardo, Grand Daughter of Heneral de Brigada Tirso G. Fajardo, Heir of Góbérnádór Hénérál dé Lás Islás Filipinás Alonso Fajardo de Entenza y de Guevara, Córdoba y Velasco, Knight of Alcantara, Lord of Espinardo

Fua Family (Siquijor)[edit]

  • Orlando B. Fua, Sr., Representative – Lone District; 1987–1998; 2007–present; Governor; 1998–2007
    • Orlando B. Fua, Jr., Representative – Lone District; 1998–2007; Governor; 2007–2013
    • Orlando B. Fua, III, SK Federation President;2007–present
    • Andre Jesu Cortes, Vice-Governor; 2007–2013; rumored out-of-wedlock son of Fua Sr.
    • Orpheus Fua, Mayor, Municipality of Lazi; 2007–present
    • Orville Fua, SP Member, 2nd District of Siquijor; 2007–present

Fuentebella Family (Camarines Sur, Negros)[edit]

  • Manuel Fuentebella, Representative – 2nd District; 7th and 8th Philippine Legislature; 1925–1931
  • Jose Fuentebella, Representative – 2nd District; 1st National Assembly, 2nd National Assembly|2nd, and 3rd National Assembly; 1935–1946

Gaje/Locsin Family (Negros Occidental and Iloilo)[edit]

Galicia Family (Davao Region)[edit]

  • Emmanuel D. Galicia – City Fiscal and Councilor, & Majority Floor Leader
  • Michael O. Galicia – former Provincial Board Member
  • Paul P. Galicia – Provincial Board Member

Garcia Family (Bataan)[edit]

  • Enrique "Tet" Garcia Jr. – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bataan's 2nd District (2013–present)
    • Albert S. Garcia – Governor of Bataan (2013–present); Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bataan's 2nd District (2004–2013); Mayor of Balanga City (1998–2004)
      • Joet Garcia – Mayor of Balanga City (2013–present)
      • Gila Garcia – Mayor of Dinalupihan, Bataan (2013–present)

Garcia Family (Cebu)[edit]

  • Pablo P. Garcia, Deputy Speaker, 2008 – 2013; Representative – Second District, 2007 – 2013 (lost to Wilfredo Caminero in 2013); Third District, 1987 – 1995; Governor, 1995 – 2004; Vice Governor, 1969 – 1971
    • Gwendolyn Garcia, Representative – Third District, 2013 – 2016; Governor, 2004 – 2013 (suspended on December 19, 2012)
    • Pablo John Garcia, Representative – Third District, 2007 – 2013; ran for Governor in 2013 but lost to Hilario Davide Jr.
    • Nelson Gamaliel F. Garcia, Mayor, Dumanjug, 2010 – 2016
    • Marlon F. Garcia, Vice Mayor, Barili, 2010 – 2013; ran as Mayor in 2013 but lost to incumbent Teresito P. Mariñas.

Garcia Family (Davao City)[edit]

  • Leon Garcia Sr.:[5] Mayor, Davao City (prior to 1945)
    • Manuel Garcia:[5] son of Leon Garcia Sr.; Representative, 2nd district, Davao City (1978–1986; 1992–2001)
      • Vicente J. Garcia:[5] son of Manuel Garcia; Representative, 2nd district, Davao City (2001–2010)

Garin Family (Iloilo)[edit]

  • Oscar Garin Sr. – Representative, 1st District of Iloilo, 9th, 10th, & 12th Congress
  • Ninfa S. Garin – Municipal Mayor, Municipality of San Joaquin, Iloilo
  • Oscar "Richard" S. Garin Jr. – Vice Governor, Province of Iloilo, Representative, 1st District of Iloilo 16th Congress
  • Janette L. Garin – Representative, 1st District of Iloilo, 15th Congress
  • Sharon S. Garin – Representative, AAMBIS-OWA Party-list, 15th Congress
  • Christine S. Garin – Municipal Mayor, Municipality of Guimbal, Iloilo

Gatchalian Family (Valenzuela City)[edit]

  • Sherwin Gatchalian:[14] mayor, Valenzuela City (2004–2013); Representative, Valenzuela City (2001–2004, 2013–Present)
  • Rexlon Gatchalian:[14] brother of Sherwin; representative, Valenzuela City (2004–2013); mayor, Valenzuela City (2013–Present)

Gomez Family (Laguna)[edit]

  • Don Feliciano Gomez, former Governor of Laguna, former member of The House of Representative

Gordon Family (Zambales)[edit]

(parents, sons and in-laws, grandchildren)

  • James Leonard T.Gordon, Sr. – Mayor of Olongapo, 1963–1967
  • Amelia Juico-Gordon – Mayor of Olongapo, 1968–1972
    • Richard Gordon – Mayor of Olongapo, 1980–1983; 1983–1993, Senator, 2004–2010
    • Katherine Gordon – Representative of the 1st District of Zambales, 1988–1995, Mayor of Olongapo, 1995–2004
      • Brian Gordon – Councilor, Olongapo City (2004–2007)
      • Bugsy Gordon de los Reyes – Councilor, Olongapo City (2010–2013)
    • James "Bong" Gordon, Jr. – Representative of the 1st District of Zambales, 1995–2004, Mayor of Olongapo, 2004–2013
    • Anne Marie Gordon – Vice Governor of Zambales, 2007–2010

Guingona Family (Agusan, Bukidnon, Negros Oriental and Misamis Oriental)[edit]

Imperial Family (Albay)[edit]

  • Carlos Imperial – Representative, 2nd District of Albay, 9th, 10th, & 12th Congress
  • Norma B. Imperial – Representative, 2nd District of Albay, 11th Congress
  • Harold O. Imperial – Vice-Governor, 2010–present
  • Niño "Snookie" B. Imperial – Provincial Board Member, 2nd District of Albay

Jaen Family (Leganes, Iloilo)[edit]

  • Zacarias Jaen, first appointed President of town from 1900 to 1902.
  • Martin Jaen, former mayor.
  • Mariano Jaen, former Municipal Councilor, former vice-mayor.
  • Adolfo E. Jaen, former 3-term Mayor, Congressional candidate.
  • Josil P. Jaen, former 3-term Mayor, Gubernatorial candidate.
  • Adolfo D. Jaen II, Incumbent Municipal Councilor.
  • Vicente P. Jaen II, former Municipal Councilor, Vice-mayoral candidate, Incumbent ABC President
  • Antonio S. Jaen Sr., Incumbent Municipal Councilor.
  • Martin D. Jaen III, Incumbent Barangay Councilor, Barangay Poblacion, Leganes, Iloilo.
  • Martin P. Jaen, former Mayor.
  • Paul Jaen-Krafft – former ABC President

Jagunap Family (Leganes, Iloilo)[edit]

  • Esperidion Jagunap Sr, former Municipal Mayor (various terms)/Board Member
  • Dionzon Belandres Jagunap, Municipal Vice Mayor (various terms)
  • Niño Vincent Jagunap Vallejo, Former Barangay Chairman, Barangay San Vicente, Leganes, Iloilo
  • Notchka Jagunap Vallejo, Former Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman, Barangay San Vicente, Leganes, Iloilo
  • Niel Joshua Jagunap Raymundo, Incumbent Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman, Barangay Poblacion, Leganes, Iloilo/ SK Federation Vice President, Leganes, Iloilo

Jalandoni Jover Family (Iloilo City)[edit]

  • Vicente Jalandoni Jover, President of La Paz (now a district of Iloilo City) during the American Regime.
  • Dominador Jalandoni Jover, Vice Mayor and Mayor of Iloilo City, for various terms of Office, during the Post-World War II era. He was the last appointed Mayor of Iloilo City by virtue of RA 365/ Commonwealth Act # 158.[21][22]

Jalosjos Family (Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay)[edit]

Javier Family (Navotas)[edit]

  • Patrick Joseph Javier, current vice mayor (2001–2013)
  • Victor B. Javier, former mayor (1980–1986)

Noriel-Joson Family (Nueva Ecija)[edit]

  • Eduardo L. "Tatang" Joson – Governor of Nueva Ecija (1959–1992)
    • Eduardo Tomas "Tommy" Noriel Joson III – Governor of Nueva Ecija (1992–1995)
    • Eduardo Nonato "Edno" Noriel Joson – Assemblyman (1984–1986), Governor of Nueva Ecija (1995–1998), Congressman of the 1st District of Nueva Ecija (1987–1992, 2007–2010)
    • Mariano Cristino "Boyet" Noriel Joson – Former Mayor of Quezon, Nueva Ecija (1998–2001), Vice Governor of Nueva Ecija (2004–2007)
    • Eduardo Danding Joson III – Former Vice Mayor of Quezon Nueva Ecija (1980–1989),
    • Josefina Manuel-Joson – Congresswoman of 1st District of Nueva Ecija (1998–2007, 2010–2013)
    • Edward Thomas Filart Joson – Former Vice Governor of Nueva Ecija (2007–2010)
    • Eduardo Basilio "Dale" Joson – Mayor of Quezon, Nueva Ecija
    • Jose Francis Steven "Bopet" M. Dizon Joson – Mayor of Guimba, Nueva Ecija
    • Arvin Salonga Joson – Former Mayor of San Antonio, Nueva Ecija

Lacson Family (Antique, Cavite, Negros Occidental and Manila)[edit]

  • Aniceto Lacson – President of the Republic of Negros (1898–1899)
  • Isaac Lacson – Senator (1934–1935), Governor of Negros Occidental (1928–1931) and Congressman of the 3rd District of Negros Occidental; son
  • Arsenio Lacson – Congressman, 2nd District of Manila (1949–1952) and Mayor of Manila (1952–1962)
  • Daniel Lacson – former Governor of Negros Occidental
  • Dennis Lacson – Councilor, Imus, Cavite
  • Eusebio Lacson – former Mayor of Tibiao, Antique
  • Jose Carlos Lacson – Congressman, 3rd District of Negros Occidental (1987–1998; 2001–2010)
  • Panfilo Lacson Senator; 2nd cousin of First Gentleman Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo
  • Rafael Lacson – former Governor of Negros Occidental and Mayor of Talisay, Negros Occidental
  • David Aliman Lacson – Former Councilor of Kaliling Cauayan Negros Occidental (1983–1987)

Lapid Family (Pampanga)[edit]

Lapus Family (Tarlac)[edit]

  • Jeci A. Lapus – Congressman, 3rd District of Tarlac
  • Jesli Lapus – former Congressman, 3rd District of Tarlac, DEPEd Secretary (2006–2010)

Laurel Family (Batangas)[edit]

Lecaroz Family (Marinduque and Batangas)[edit]

  • Francisco "Paquito" M. Lecaroz, Congressman (1957–1972), Mayor of Sta. Cruz, Marinduque (1980–1986)
  • Aristeo M. Lecaroz, Provincial Governor (1967–1988)
  • Vicente M. Lecaroz, Mayor of San Juan, Batangas (1967–1986)

Lim Family (Southern Leyte)[edit]

  • Napoleon Cuaton, elected mayor of 2013 elections in Saint Bernard belongs to the Lim Family. His mother is the sister of former mayor Maria Lim.
  • Joy Lim-Bungcaras, elected vice mayor of 2013 elections is a full blooded Lim.
  • Roseller Lim, (February 9, 1915 – July 5, 1976) was a Filipino politician who served as a member of the Senate and House of Representatives from 1949 to 1963. He also served as Court of Appeals Justice from his appointment in 1973 until his death. Lim was known as the "Great Filibuster," after he filibustered for more than 18 hours in an attempt to prevent the election of Ferdinand Marcos as President of the Senate. Roseller Lim was born to Antonio Lim and Mercedes Tarroza. He earned his law degree from Silliman University in 1940, and passed the bar the same year. He married Amy Schuck of Jolo, Sulu and had five children — Rosamy, Mercibel, Victoria, Roseller Jr., and Amy. Lim was the first Senator to served from the city of Zamboanga.
  • Jose Lim Tecson (1971–77), "The Administrator" served as governor of Zamboanga del Sur.
  • Dunga Lim (Fiscal, Shipping Magnate and Major Copra dealer),a direct descendant of one of the first Chinese nationals whose business prospered in St. Bernard formerly known as Himatagon even before the Second World War of Gama Lim . He is a major copra dealer in Southeast Asia including the Third Millennium Oil Mills.
  • Maria Lim (Mayor), St.Bernard, incumbent mayor during the landslide in 2006. Sister of Fiscal Dunga Lim
  • Felix Lim (Vice-Mayor), St. Bernard, brother of Fiscal Dunga Lim in father's side.

Connie Corominas-Lim, still contested Mayoralty race in Ozamis City (2010), wife of businessman Eugene Lapasaran-Lim, owners of Geegee Mall and 168 Park Mall Cebu City, Captain in Reservist AFP, from Corominas family of Cebu.

  • Jose Lunsing Lim,(incumbent ABC Vice-Pres. and ex-oficio ABC Pres. Molave, Zamboanga del Sur), son of Jose Lim Chew,successful Chinese businessman, brother of Jose Gamma Lim of Southern Leyte, belongs to the Espinosa Clan in maternal side. nearest kin of Vice-Gov. Roseller 'Roy' Ariosa of Zambo. Sur,
  • Jose Yuki Lim,( former councilor and lost the vice-mayoralty race), brother of Jose Lunsing Lim,cousin of Lim Family in Southern Leyte and Ozamis City
  • Donald Lim ( former Sangunniang Kabataan Pres. Molave, Zamboanga del Sur), son of Jose Lunsing Lim

Lobregat Family (Zamboanga City)[edit]

Lim Family (Palawan)[edit]

Political Civil Servants from the Lim Family of Coron, Palawan

  • Don Vicente Abe Lim – Municipal President (American Regime)
  • Hon. Ricardo Fernandez Lim – Son of Don Vicente Lim. Municipal Mayor during the Marcos Years for almost twenty years.
  • Hon. Luis Fernandez Lim – Barangay Captain then Municipal Vice-Mayor, then Mayor of Coron, Palawan.
  • Hon. Jim Gerald Lim Pe – Sangguniang Bayan Member then Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Member, Councilor's League of Palawan President) and concurrent Municipal Vice-Mayor of Coron (2013).
  • Hon. Melchor Zaldy Lim – Sangguniang Bayan (Kabataang Barangay President)during the Marcos years.
  • Hon. Nelson Reyes Lim – Sangguniang Bayan Member.
  • Hon. Arthur Echague Pe. Sangguniang Bayan Member.
  • Hon. Dr. Shatter Cruspero Lim – Sangguniang Bayan Member.
  • Hon. Dr. Christopher Cruspero Lim – Sangguang Kabataan Federation President then full Sangguniang Bayan Member.
  • Hon. Dr. Bryan Lim Palanca – Sangguniang Bayan Member (Sangguang Kabataan Federation President)
  • Hon. Fabiana Timbangcaya Lim- Sangguniang Bayan Member then Barangay Captain of Barangay Poblacion 5 and Acting Mayor during the last years of the administration of Former Mayor Candelaria Reyes.
  • Hon. Leo Gajardo- Sangguniang Bayan member of the Municipality of Busuanga, Palawan. Illegitimate son of Neri Lim.
  • Hon. Ricardo Sebastian Lim – Barangay Kagawad, Barangay 5.
  • Hon. Jocelyn Lim Alcaraz – Barangay Kagawad, Barangay 5.
  • Hon. Ricardo Cruz Uy – Barangay Kagawad, Barangay 5 and Vice-Pres. Sangguniang Kabataan Federation.
  • Hon. Prime Kenneth Lim De Vera – Barangay Kagawad, Barangay 3.
  • HH Datu Dr. Fernando Macolor Cruz – ennobled member of the Lim Family of Coron, Palawan and adopted son of His Majesty Apo Rodolfo Aguilar I of Coron Island. Educator, poet, columnist and civic leader. Listed 2014 Marquis Who's Who in the World.

Maliksi Family (Cavite)[edit]

(father, son)

  • Erineo "Ayong" Maliksi – Representative of the 3rd District (2010–2013) and the 2nd District (1998–2001); Governor (2001–2010); Mayor of Imus (1988–1998)
    • Emmanuel L. Maliksi – Mayor of Imus (2007–2010; December 28, 2011 – March 18, 2013; April 12, 2013 – present)

Manrique Family (Boac, Marinduque)[edit]

  • Pacito "Cito" Manrique, Cabeza de Barangay
    • Andres Manrique, Municipal Councilor
    • Ciriaco Manrique, Vice Mayor, Municipal Councilor
      • Asuncion Manrique-Mantaring, Councilor (Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro), daughter of Ciriaco
        • Mervin Mantaring-Vicedo, Barangay Councilor (Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro), grandson of Asuncion
      • Celestino M. Manrique, Municipal Councilor (1971–1986), son of Ciriaco
      • Antonio S. Manrique, Municipal Councilor, cousin of Celestino

Mangudadatu Family (Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao)[edit]

    • Congresmman Sultan Pax S. Mangudadatu, – Former 3 term Mayor of Lutayan, Governor of Sultan Kudarat and Congressman of 1st District of Sultan Kudarat
    • Governor Suharto T. Mangudadatu, – Former Mayor, Congressman and Incumbent Governor of Sultan Kudarat
    • Mayor Bing Mangudadatu Mayor of Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat
    • Congressman Raden Sakaluran Congressman of 1st district of SK – son-in law of Pax
    • Governor Esmael Mangudadatu 3 term mayor of Buluan, Board Member of Maguindanao and incumbent Governor of Maguindanao – nephew of Pax Mangudadatu
    • Mayor Ibrahim Mangudadatu Mayor of Buluan, Maguindanao
    • Mayor Freddie Mangudadatu Mayor of Mangudadatu, Maguindanao
    • Mayor Z. Mangudadatu Mayor of Pandag, Maguindanao
    • Assemblyman Khadaffeh Mangudadatu Assymblyman of ARMM
    • Vice – Mayor King Jazzer Mangudadatu Vice Mayor of Buluan, Maguindanao
    • Vice – Mayor Prince Dilangalen Vice Mayor of Pandag, Maguindanao nephew of Gov. Toto
    • Bai Elizabeth Mangudadatu ABC President of Mangudadatu Municipality
    • Bai Gina Mangudadatu ABC President of Buluan, Maguindanao

Macapagal Family (Camarines Sur, Pampanga and Zambales)[edit]

Madrigal Family[edit]

  • Vicente Madrigal – Senator of the Philippines (1945–1953)
    • Pacita Madrigal-Gonzalez – Senator of the Philippines (1955–1961)
    • Jamby Madrigal – Undersecretary of Social Welfare and Development (1992–1998), Presidential Adviser for Children's Affairs (1999–2001), Senator of the Philippines (2004–2010)

Magsaysay Family (Zambales/La Union)[edit]

    • Vicente Magsaysay – Governor of Zambales (1967–1973, 1973–1980, 1980–1986, 1998–2007), Mambabatas Pambansa, Region III (1978–1984)
      • Mitos Magsaysay – daughter-in-law of Vicente;[23] Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Zambales' 1st District (2004–2013)
      • Ramón del Fierro Magsaysay7th President of the Philippines (1953-1957); Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Zambales' Lone District (1946–1950)
        • Ramon Magsaysay, Jr. – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Zambales' Lone District (1965–1969), Senator of the Philippines (1995–2007)
      • Genaro Magsaysay – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Zambales' Lone District (1957–1959), Senator of the Philippines (1959–1965, 1965–1971, 1971–1973)
        • Eulogio "Amang" Magsaysay – son of Genaro;[24] Party-list representative
        • Antonio Magsaysay Diaz - nephew of Ramon Sr.;[25] Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from the 2nd District of Zambales
    • Milagros Aquino Magsaysay - cousin of Ramon Jr.;[26] 2nd Nominee, Senior Citizens Partylist (Awaiting Proclamation)

Marcos Family (Ilocos Norte)[edit]

  • Ferdinand E. Marcos, former President of the Philippines
  • Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., Senator of the Philippines
  • Imelda Romualdez Marcos, Congresswoman
  • Imelda R. Marcos, Governor

Masigan Family (Isabela)[edit]

Mastura Family (Maguindanao)[edit]

The Masturas came from a royal lineage that started its rule in the Sultanate of Maguindanao (what is now the entire island of Mindanao in the Philippines) around the 12th century. Their ancestor, Sharif Kabungsuwan, the first ruler of Maguindanao, brought Islam in the Philippines. Also known from their lineage is the warrior monarch, the very powerful Sultan of Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, who defended his kingdom, the Sultanate of Maguindanao from Spanish occupation. The absolute monarchy of their family was dissolved in the 20th century. The entire kingdom of Maguindanao has been reduced from being the entire Mindanao island itself into a regular Filipino province in the south.

Mendiola/Siojo/Mercado Family (Bulacan, Pampanga, Mindoro, Samar)[edit]

  • Alfredo Lim y Siojo -former Senator of the Philippines (2004), Mayor of the City of Manila (1992–1998, 2007–2013), former NBI Director.
  • Don Miguel Siojo- Municipal President of San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan (1908–1912), owner of Siojo Mansion of Bulacan.
  • Atty.Felipe Siojo Buencamino Sr.- a lawyer and former member of the Malolos Congress.
  • Atty. Marcelo Dungca Mendiola- former Mayor of Floridablanca, Pampanga (1956–1959), former Clerk of Court of Pampanga. Son of Don Felix Mendiola y Siojo Sr., a cousin of Mayor Alfredo Lim.
  • Jose Dungca Mendiola- former Mayor of Floridablanca, Pampanga (1968–1971), a brother of Atty. Marcelo Mendiola, grandson of Doña Marcela Mendiola y Siojo de Buencamino-Francisco and the revolutionary leader Don Felipe Buencamino y Siojo.
  • Tito Morales Mendiola- former Mayor of Floridablanca, Pampanga (1986–1992), PhilHealth Vice President. Son of Atty. Marcelo Mendiola.
  • Felmar "Jojo" Mendiola- Councilor of Floridablanca, Pampanga (2004–present), grandson of Atty Marcelo Mendiola.
  • Don Martin S. Mercado- Municipal President of Minalin, Pampanga (1907–1910)
  • Don Simplicio Tolentino-Mendiola – Capitan Municipal, the equivalent of Mayor, (1881) of Kuliat (now Angeles City)
  • Mario "Gene" Mendiola- former mayor of San Jose, Mindoro Occ. and current Vice Governor of Occidental Mindoro.
  • Pedro T. Mendiola Sr. – former congressman of Occidental Mindoro.
  • Don Benito de Mendiola – Alcalde-Mayor de Pampanga (c. 1598), notary of Spanish fleet-successor of Don Diego Lopez.
  • Don Pedro Muñoz de Mendiola- Captain and Sargento-Mayor in the royal camp of Manila (c. 1627) and Gobernador de Moluccas 1636–1640.
  • Señor Gil Lopez y Mendiola – engineer who oversaw building of bridges and roads across the Visayas and Mindanao, many of which are still used to this day.
  • Pedro K. Mendiola- representative of Samar Province (1916–1922).

Mitra Family (Palawan)[edit]

(father, two sons)

  • Ramon V. Mitra – former Senator, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representative from Palawan
    • Ramon Mitra III – Candidate for the 2010 and 2013 General Elections; former soldier
    • Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra – Governor of Palawan (2010–2013) and Representative, 2nd District of Palawan (2001–2010)

Nepomuceno Family (Pampanga)[edit]

(parents, two sons and in-law, and grandson)

  • Francisco 'Quitong' G. Nepomuceno – former Pampanga governor, congressman and city mayor of Angeles City
  • Juanita 'Saning' L. Nepomuceno – former Pampanga governor, assemblywoman, congresswoman
    • Francis "Blueboy" L. Nepomuceno – Mayor, Angeles City (2007–2010) and Vice Mayor (1995–1998); Representative, 1st District of Pampanga (1998–2007)
    • Robin '"Bombing" L. Nepomuceno – former Pampanga vice-governor,former ABC President/City Councilor, former Barangay Captain of Cutcut, Angeles City (one of the Nepomuceno's bailiwicks and vote rich barangay in the city)
    • Cecilia C. Nepomuceno – Punong Barangay, Cutcut, Angeles City and wife of Bombing
      • Atty. Bryan C. Nepomuceno – Councilor, Angeles City (2010–present)

Olivarez Family (Parañaque City)[edit]

(father and sons)

  • Dr. Pablo Olivarez – Mayor, Municipality of Parañaque (1992–1995); Barangay Chairman of Sandionisio (2010–Present) Father
    • Edwin Olivarez – son of Pablo; Representative of the 1st District of Parañaque City (2010–2013), Mayor Elect, Parañaque City (2013–Present)
    • Eric Olivarez – son of Pablo; councilor, Parañaque City (2004–2013), Representative Elect of the 1st District of Parañaque City (2013–Present)
    • Shanine Olivarez – daughter of Pablo; SK Chairperson Barangay San Dionisio, Parañaque City (2010–2013), Councilor Barangay San Dionisio, Parañaque City (2013–Present)

Ortega Family (La Union, Negros Oriental)[edit]

  • Joaquin Ortega – former Governor of La Union appointed by the Taft Commission on August 15, 1901 and served until 1904
    • Joaquin L. Ortega, Jr. – son of Joaquin, former Councilor, Provincial Board member, Representative of the 1st District of La Union to the 7th Congress of the Philippines (1969–1972) and Batasang Pambansa (1978–1986) and as a Provincial Governor (1988–1992)
    • Francisco L. Ortega – son of Joaquin, former Representative of the 1st District of La Union to the 10th Philippine Legislature (1934–1935), 3rd National Assembly (1941–1946), 3rd (1953–1957), 4th (1957–1961), and 5th Congress of the Philippines (1961–1965), was a Councilor and Mayor of San Fernando, La Union.
      • Victor Francisco Ortega – son of Francisco Sr;[28] current Representative of the 1st District of La Union to the 14th Philippine Congress, former Representative to the 8th (1987–1992), 9th (1992–1995), 10th (1995–1998), and former Governor of La Union (2001–2007);
        • Mary Jane Ortega – wife of Victor, former Mayor of San Fernando City, La Union (1998–2007)
      • Manuel Ortega – son of Francisco Sr;[28] current Governor of La Union, former Representative of the 1st District of La Union to the 11th (1998–2001), 12th (2001–2004), 13th (2004–2007) Congress of the Philippines;
        • Alfredo Pablo R. Ortega – son of Governor Manuel C. Ortega, current Councilor of San Fernando City who chairs the Committee on Social Services and Committee on Information Technology and Communication.
        • Jennifer Joan O. Manquiat – daughter of Manuel,[28] who served as her father's Chief political affairs officer at the House of Representatives
        • Francisco R. Ortega III – son of Manuel;[28] former Provincial board member (1998–2001) and former Councilor (2001–2007) of San Fernando City, La Union
      • Pablo C. Ortega – son of Francisco Sr;[28] current Mayor of the capital of La Union, San Fernando City, former Councilor (1998–2001), Provincial board member (2001–2004) and Councilor (2004–2007);
      • Mario C. Ortega – Barangay captain of San Fernando, up to present;
      • Robert C. Ortega – son of Francisco Sr;[28] former Councilor, Baguio City (1998–2001);
        • Roberto Ortega Jr. – son of Robert, former Councilor of Manila (1995–2007)
      • Francisco C. Ortega Jr. – son of Francisco Sr;[28] current Councilor of San Fernando City, La Union (2001–2007);
      • Jose Ma. C. Ortega – son of Francisco Sr;[28] former Barangay chairman in Bauang, La Union; Provincial board member of La Union (2004–2007);
      • Ramon C. Ortega – son of Francisco Sr;[28] Executive assistant of the City Government of San Fernando up to present;
      • Mario Lacsamana - nephew of Manuel;[28] Councilor, San Fernando City, La Union (2001-2007)
      • Carlos Ortega – Solicitor General, Dipolog City Zamboanga del norte
      • Ma. Fe G. Ortega – Bangkal, Makati City
    • Joaquina Ortega (not a politician); daughter of Juaquin, mother of Justo Jr.
      • Justo O. Orros, Jr. – cousin of Manuel;[28] former Governor of La Union (1992–2001) and Ambassador to Mexico, grandson of Joaquin Ortega to Joaquina Ortega.
      • Jonathan Justo Orros – son of Justo Jr;[29] former Provincial board member of La Union (2001–2007).
      • John Orros – nephew of Manuel;[28] Councilor of San Fernando City (2001–2007).

Osmeña Family (Cebu)[edit]

Pacquiao Family (Sarangani)[edit]

  • Manny Pacquiao – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Sarangani's Lone District (2010–present)
    • Jinkee Pacquiao – Vice Governor of Sarangani (2013–present)
    • Lorelie Pacquiao – Chairman of Barangay Labangal, General Santos City
    • Bobby Pacquiao – Council of Barangay Labangal, General Santos City

Paguio-Pizarro Family (Bataan)[edit]

    • Francisco Paguio (Spanish Era) - First Mayor of Pilar
    • Carlos Paguio-Pizarro Sr. - Mayor of Pilar
    • Teddy Pizarro - Mayor of Pilar (1979-1985)
    • Estrella Pizarro de Leon - Mayor of Pilar (1985-2004)
    • Carlos Pizarro Jr. - Mayor of Pilar (2004-2013) Provincial Administrator (2013–Present)
    • Kaye Pizarro - Sanguniang Kabataan Provincial President/Board Member (2010-2013)
    • Benjamin Paguio- Vice Mayor of Pilar( 1985-2004) Councilor (2004–2013)
    • Manuel Paguio- Councilor ( 1985-2004) (2010-2013)
    • Juan Paguio - Chairman Brgy. Sta. Rosa (1985-2004)
    • Pretimino B. Paguio Sr. - Brgy Chairman Balut II ( 1986-1990)
    • Federico Paguio - Councilor Las Pinas City ( 2001-2004)
    • Pretimino Paguio Jr. - President, SK of Pilar ( 1986-1990) Councilor (1986-1992)
    • Melchor Paguio- Brgy. Chairman Balut II (1988-2004) Councilor (2002–2004)
    • Alicia Pizarro - Mayor (2013–Present)
    • Oding Paguio - Councilor ( 2001-2010) (2013–Present)
    • Victor Pizarro - Councilor (2007–Present)
    • Joseph Paguio - Councilor Balanga City (2010–Present)
    • Ferdinand Pizarro Paguio - Brgy. Chairman Bagumbayan Pilar ( 2010–Present)
    • Enrico Paguio - Brgy. Chairman Burgos (2007–Present)

Pimentel Family (Cagayan de Oro)[edit]

  • Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. – 1971 Constitutional Convention Delegate, Mayor of Cagayan de Oro City (1980–1984), Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman) from Cagayan de Oro City (1984–1986), Senator of the Philippines (1987–1992, 1998–2010)
    • Aquilino Pimentel III – National Youth Commission Commissioner for Mindanao (1996–1998), Senator of the Philippines (2011–present)

Plaza Family (Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Cagayan)[edit]

  • Democrito Plaza (former governor 1992–1995)
  • Valentina Plaza (governor 1971–1988; 1998–2001)
    • Democrito Plaza II (Mayor of Butuan City 1992–2001; 2004–2010)
    • Leonides Theresa Plaza (Mayor of Butuan City 2001–2004)
    • Rodolfo Rodrigo Plaza (Congressman of Agusan del Sur 2001–2010)
    • Adolph Edward Plaza (Governor of Agusan del Sur 2001–2007; 2010–Present)
    • Ma. Valentina Plaza (Governor of Agusan del Sur 2007–2010)
    • Randolph Plaza (Former councilor of Butuan City)
    • Derick Plaza (Incumbent councilor of Butuan City)
    • Charito "Ching" Plaza (Former Congresswoman of the first district of Agusan del Norte)

Ponce Enrile Family (Cagayan)[edit]

Rama Family (Cebu)[edit]

  • Vicente Rama (Senator / Mayor / Congressman)
  • Osmundo Rama ( Governor – Cebu)
  • Napoleon Rama (Constitutional Commission Floor Leader)
  • Eduardo L. Rama, Sr. (Governor / Congressman – Agusan del Norte)
  • Enrique Rama (Vice Governor – Cebu)
  • Michael L. Rama (Mayor / Vice Mayor / City Councilor – Cebu)
  • Eduardo R. Rama, Jr. (City Councilor – Cebu)
  • George Rama (City Councilor / Barangay Chairman – Cebu)
  • Fernando Rama (City Councilor – Cebu)
  • Haley Rama Sy (Barangay Councilor – Cebu)
  • Pancreasus Rama (Barangay Councilor – Cebu)
  • Edmundito N. Rama (Vice Mayor,Councillor – Kiblawan, Davao del Sur)
  • Edgar Rama (Mayor – Poro, Cebu)
  • Ike Rama {Barangay Captain, Bisang,Cebu}
  • Vincent Rama (City Councillor, Ormoc City)

Ramos Family (Pangasinan)[edit]

Recto Family (Batangas)[edit]

  • Claro M. Recto – (Former Senator 1945–1946;1953–1960 and Representative of the 3rd District of Batangas 1919–1928)
    • Rafael R. Recto – (Former Assemblyman, Batasang Pambansa 1984–1986), son of Claro M. Recto
      • Richard Recto – (Former Vice Governor of Batangas 1995–2001; 2004–2007)
      • Ralph G. Recto – (Former Representative of the 4th District of the Philippines 1992–2001 current Senator 2001–2007 and 2010–present), son of Rafael Recto
      • Vilma Santos Recto – (Former Mayor of Lipa, Batangas 1998–2007, current Governor of Batangas 2007–present), wife of Ralph Recto

Remulla Family (Cavite)[edit]

  • Juanito Remulla – Former Governor; Vice-Governor; Provincial Board Member
    • Juanito Victor C. Remulla, Jr. – Governor of Cavite / Former Vice-Governor/ BoardMember
    • Gilbert Remulla – former Congressman,Senatorial Candidate 2010
    • Jesus Crispin Remulla – Congressman (3rd term), 7th district-Cavite/ Former Board Member
    • Andoy Remulla – Board Member from 2nd District of Cavite (Bacoor City)

Revilla Family (Cavite)[edit]

(father, children, in-laws, and grandson)

Reyes Family (Marinduque)[edit]

(father, son, daughter, daughter-in-law, grandson, granddaughter)

  • Damian J. Reyes (Governor 1925–1929)
    • Edmundo M. Reyes, Sr. (Former Commissioner of Immigration), son of Damian Reyes
    • Luisito M. Reyes, Provincial Vice Governor (1980–1988), Provincial Governor (1988–1995), son of Damian Reyes
    • Remedios Reyes-Festin, Mayor of Boac, Marinduque (1980–1986), daughter of Damian Reyes
    • Carmencita Reyes (Ongsiako) Former Congresswoman 1987–1998,2007–2010, Former Assemblywoman 1978–1986, Governor (1998–2007,2010–present), wife of Edmundo Sr.
      • Edmundo O. Reyes, Jr. – congressman (1998–2007), son of Edmundo Sr. and Carmencita
      • Regina Ongsiako Reyes – congresswoman (2013–present), daughter of Edmundo Sr. and Carmencita

Reyes Family (Palawan)[edit]

  • Don Francisco “Paquito” Reyes. Municipal Mayor of Coron during the Second World War.
  • Mario Reyes Sr. Son of Don Paquito. Municipal Mayor of Coron by appointment during the administration and presidency of H.E. Corazon C. Aquino.
  • Joel Tolentino Reyes. Son of Mario Reyes, Sr. Provincial Board Member, then Vice-Governor of Palawan, then Governor of Palawan with the untimely demise of Governor Salvador Socrates which he retained for the next three full terms.
  • Mario T. Reyes, Jr. Son of Mario Reyes, Sr. and brother to Gov. Joel T. Reyes. Sangguniang Bayan Member of Coron, Palawan, then Municipal Vice-Mayor, then Municipal Mayor of Coron, Palawan.
  • Clara Espiritu Reyes. Wife of Ex-Governor Joel T. Reyes. Vice-Governor of the Province of Palawan.

Robredo Family (Camarines Sur)[edit]

Roco Family (Camarines Sur)[edit]

Roman Family (Bataan)[edit]

  • Antonino P. Roman – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bataan's First District (1998–2007), Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) Secretary from 2010 to 2012
    • Herminia Roman – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bataan's First District (2007–present)

Romualdez/Lopez Family (Leyte)[edit]

  • Don Francisco Lopez of Granada, Spain- Grand Patriarch and founder of the Lopez-Romualdez Clan of Leyte; Spanish friar and silversmith; founded Tolosa town in Leyte. He built the Pandacan Church in Manila where he served as parish priest, and installed the Santo Niño de Cebu as the patron of the parish. He owned vast tracts of land in Leyte and Manila, including the land where the Malacañang Park compound currently stands (the Bahay Pangarap, current residence of President Benigno S. Aquino III, is located within the same compound), until his grand children by his only daughter, Trinidad Lopez, donated it to the Philippine government.
  • Doña Trinidad Lopez-Romualdez (Romualdez line Matriarch)
  • Daniel Romualdez Sr. (Romualdez line Patriarch)
  • Fidel G.Romualdez - Former Councilor of Julita, Leyte, both run for Mayor and Vice Mayor during 1995-2000 {His wife is Maria Josephine Maat Romualdez a beauty queen of leyte during 80's.( His father is Gaudencio G.Romualdez a younger brother of Imelda Romualdez-Marcos -Philippine First Lady; Minister of Human Settlements; Governor of Metro Manila; currently representative of Ilocos Norte.
  • Don Antonio Lopez (Lopez line patriarch)- managed the Lopez family's vast coconut and abaca plantations in Leyte
    • Señor Gil Mendiola Lopez- engineer who oversaw building of bridges and roads across the Visayas and Mindanao, many of which are still used to this day
      • Captain Generoso Lopez – World War II veteran; captain of Philippine Airforce; one of the very first commercial pilots in the Philippines (Philippine Airlines); ran for governor of Leyte but, although leading in the surveys, backed out in favor of his cousin, Norberto Romualdez Jr.
          • Michael Acebedo Lopez – Presenter on The Bottomline; 'The Outstanding Young Persons' of the World recipient (2007); former National Youth Commissioner; board member, Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB); former delegate to the United Nations General Assembly in New York. A grandson of Caridad Duterte Del Mar- Lopez of Cebu and Captain Generoso Lopez of Leyte, he is a member of the Lopez-Romualdez clan of Tacloban (Granada, Spain), the Del Mar family of Pari-an, Cebu, and the Acebedo family, known for the largest optical chain in the country.
          • Nina Rica Lopez Terol-Zialcita – writer and editor, President and Deputy Editor of ProPinoy.net; co-founder of Writer’s Block Philippines; former editor-in-chief of asianTraveler. Granddaughter of Caridad Duterte Del Mar- Lopez of Cebu and Captain Generoso Lopez of Leyte, she is a member of the Lopez-Romualdez clan of Tacloban (Granada, Spain), the Del Mar family of Pari-an, Cebu.
          • Ena Marie Lopez Terol – photographer, grand daughter of Caridad Duterte Del Mar-Lopez of Cebu and Captain Generoso Lopez of Leyte, he is a member of the Lopez-Romualdez clan of Tacloban (Granada, Spain), and the Del Mar family of Pari-an, Cebu.

Romulo Family (Quezon City, Pasig and Valenzuela)[edit]

  • Alberto Romulo – Assemblyman from Quezon City (1984–1986), Senator of the Philippines (1987–1998)
    • Roman Romulo – Congressman, Lone District of Pasig City (2010–present
    • Shalani Soledad-Romulo – Member of the Valenzuela City Council from 2nd District (2004–2013)

Roxas Family (Capiz)[edit]

Santillan Family (Batangas, Cavite, Manila, Antique, Albay, Pampanga)[edit]

  • Lauro L. Santillan – Appointed Barangay Lieutenant(Barangay Chairman)Brgy.San Fernando,Malvar, Batangas/ Municipal Councilor c. 1950
    • Jose P. Santillan – Cavite 1973 Constitutional Convention Delegate
    • Errol T. Santillan – Antique Candidate for Provincial Vice-governor 2010
    • Oscar Santillan – Legazpi City Councilor 2010
    • Erwin "EJ" C. Santillan – 2010 Sanguniang Kabataan City of Manila 5th District Brgy.693 Zone 75
    • Jonathan "Jon" Santillan Wong – Candidate Representative of the 3rd [Legislative District of Batangas] 2004; Provincial Board Member 3rd District of Batangas 2001
    • Gregorio M. Santillan Sr. – Elected Mayor of San Simon, Pampanga 1953 – 1956

Sarmiento Family (Buenavista, Marinduque)[edit]

  • Agaton Sarmiento, Mayor
  • Ofelia Sarmiento Madrigal, Mayor, granddaughter of Agaton
    • Russel Sarmiento Madrigal, Barangay Captain, Mayor, son of Ofelia
  • Sergio Sarmiento Rey, Councilor, nephew of Agaton
    • Felicismo P. Del Mundo, Councilor, son-in-law of Sergio
    • Hannilee Rey Siena, Councilor, granddaughter of Sergio

Singson/ Gacula (Ilocos Sur)[edit]

  • Chavit Singson – former Governor
  • Eric Singson – Representative, 2nd District of Ilocos Sur, 9th, 10th, & 12th Congress
  • Grace G. Singson – Representative, 2nd District of Ilocos Sur, 11th Congress
  • Eric G. Singson, Jr. – Representative, 2nd District of Ilocos Sur, 15th Congress (2010–2013)
  • Allen G. Singson – Mayor, City of Candon Ilocos Sur (2010–2013)
  • Ricardo Gacula – Representative, 2nd District of Ilocos Sur, 2nd Congress (1949–1953), 3rd Congress (1953–1957)
  • George Ricardo Gacula – Mayor, Taytay, Rizal (2004–2013)
  • Ryan Singson – Governor of Ilocos Sur (2013–Present)
  • Ronald Singson – Representative of the 1st District Ilocos Sur (2010–2012, 2013–Present)

Sinsuat Family (Maguindanao)[edit]

  • Mama Sinsuat – Commissioner
    • Blah Sinsuat – Maguindanao Delegate, 1935 Constitutional Convention, Congressman, Entire Province of Cotabato (North Cotabato, South Cotabato & Cotabato City), 2nd Congress of the Philippines, Speaker Pro Tempore during the Marcos Administration
    • Duma Sinsuat – Governor, Cotabato Province (1942–1945)
    • Odin Sinsuat – Mayor, Dinaig, Maguuindaoa (now Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipality) (dates cannot be recalled)
    • Ombra Sinsuat – Mayor, Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipality (dates cannot be recalled), Vice-Mayor, Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipality (2010–present)
    • Lester Sinsuat – Mayor, Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipality (2001–Present)
    • Bimbo Sinsuat – Undefeated Assemblyman, 1st District of Maguindanao (dates cannot be recalled), Vice Governor, Maguindanao Province (2001–2004)
    • Roonie Sinsuat – Assemblyman, 1st District of Maguindanao (2001–2012) Speaker, Regional Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) (2004–2012)
    • Russman Sinsuat – Board Member, Province of Maguindanao (2001–2010)
    • Sandra Sinsuat-Sema – Congresswoman, 1st District of Maguindanao & Cotabato City (2010–present)
    • Mando Sinsuat – Mayor, Cotabato City (1947–1967)
    • Michael "Datu Puti" Sinsuat -Mayor (1963–1984), (1992–2001)President, League of the Municipalities of the Philippines, Maguindanao ChapterExecutive Vice-President, League of the Municipalities of the Philippines, National Chapter
    • Israel Sinsuat – Mayor, South Upi, Maguindanao (dates cannot be recalled)
    • Michael "Baby Dats" Sinsuat – ABC Chairman, Upi, Maguindanao (1992–2010)
    • Jaberael "Datu Jay" Sinsuat- Board Member, 1st Disctrict of Maguindanao (dates cannot be recalled)
    • Jabaar Sinsuat – ABC Chairman, South Upi, Maguindanao (dates cannot be recalled), Appointed Mayor, South Upi, Maguindanao (dates cannot be recalled)
    • Fatima Sinsuat – Mayor, Upi, Maguindanao (1980–1986), Chairwoman, Philippine National Red Cross (2000–Present)
    • Ibrahim Sinsuat – Appointed Mayor, Datu Blah Sinsuat Municipality (2006–2010)
    • Abdullah "Ugcog" Sinsuat – Mayor, Upi, Maguindanao (1960–1963)
    • Mohammad "Unting" Sinsuat – Appointed Mayor, Upi. Maguindanao (1986–1987), Mayor, Upi, Maguindanao (1987–1992)
    • Marcial Sinsuat – Mayor, Datu Blah Sinsuat (2010–Present)

Sotto Family (Cebu, Quezon City and Paranaque)[edit]

  • Vicente Sotto – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Cebu's Second District (1922–1925), Senator of the Philippines (1946–1950)
    • Tito Sotto – Vice Mayor of Quezon City (1988–1992), Senator of the Philippines (1992–1998, 1998–2004, 2010–present)
    • Val Sotto – Councilor, 2nd district of Parañaque City (2004–2013)
    • Gian Sotto – Councilor, 3rd District of Quezon City (2010–present)
    • Lala Sotto – Councilor, 6th District of Quezon City (2013–present)
    • Wahoo Sotto – Councilor, 2nd district of Parañaque City (2013–present)

Suarez Family (Quezon)[edit]

  • Don Miguel Suarez –
    • Danilo Suarez – Representative, 3rd District of Quezon (1992–2001 and 2004–2013)
    • Aleta Suarez – Representative, 3rd District of Quezon (2001–2004) and wife of Danilo
      • David "Jayjay" Suarez – Governor, Quezon (2010–present); Vice Governor, Quezon (2004–2007)
      • Donaldo Suarez – Provincial Board Member, Quezon

Sumulong Family (Rizal)[edit]

Tan Family (Samar)[edit]

  • Milagrosa Tan – Representative, 2nd District of Samar (2013-)
    • Angelie Tee Tan - Mayor of Calbayog City, daughter
    • Reynolds Michael Tee Tan - Mayor of Calbayog City, son
    • Sharee Ann Tee Tan - Governor of Samar (2010-), daughter
    • Stephen James Tee Tan - Vice Governor of Samar (2010-), son
    • Arnold V. Tan - Representative, 1st District of Samar (2013-), brother-in-law

Teves Family (Negros Oriental and Muntinlupa)[edit]

  • Hermino G. Teves – Former Governor, Former Congressman 3rd district
    • Gary Teves- Former Congressman −3rd district, Governor- Negros Oriental, Secretary of Finance of the Philippines
    • Henry Pryde Teves – Congressman- 3rd district
    • Dandan Teves Leon – Councillor – Dumaguete City
    • Don Julian Teves – Former Governor
    • Melchor Teves – former Councillor – 1st district of Muntinlupa
    • Danny Henry Teves – Punong Barangay, Putatan, Muntinlupa City
    • Ringo Teves – Councillor – 1st district of Muntinlupa
    • Phanie Teves – Councillor – 1st district of Muntinlupa
    • Annalie Teves – Barangay Councilor, Barangay Poblacion, Muntinlupa City
    • Danilo R. Teves – Barangay Captain, Barangay Putatan, Muntinlupa City

Tiangco Family (Navotas)[edit]

  • Toby Tiangco, former mayor ( 1998–1999, 2000, 2001–2010 ), current representative ( since 2010 )
  • John Rey Tiangco, Current mayor ( since 2010 )

Tañada Family (Quezon)[edit]

Tolentino Family (Cavite)[edit]

  • Francis Tolentino, former Tagaytay City Mayor (1995–2004)/MMDA Chairman (2010–Present)
  • Abraham Tolentino, former Tagaytay City Mayor (2004–2013)/Representative of Cavite's 7th District (2013–Present)
  • Agnes Tolentino, current Tagaytay City Mayor (2013–Present)

Ty Family (Surigao del Sur)[edit]

(mother, children and grandchilren)

  • Doña Adela Serra-Ty (Mayor / Governor)
    • Don Mario Serra-Ty (Mayor / Assemblyman / Congressman / Chair. committee on Health in the house of representatives / Author of Republic Act No. 7901 which created Caraga Region on February 25, 1995), son of Adela
    • Felicidad Ty-Pimentel (Vice-Governor / Governor), daughter of Adela
      • Marybeth Ty-Delgado (Vice-Mayor / Mayor)
      • Vicente Ty-Pimentel (Mayor / Governor), son of Felicidad
      • Johnny Ty-Pimentel (Vice-Governor), son of Felicidad
      • Alexander Ty-Pimentel (Vice-Mayor / Mayor), son of Felicidad
      • Larry Ty-Montesclaros (provincial board member)

Umali Family (Nueva Ecija)[edit]

  • Aurelio "Oyie" Matias Umali – Governor of Nueva Ecija (2007–present), Congressman of the 3rd District of Nueva Ecija (2001–2007)
    • Czarina Domingo-Umali – Congressman of the 3rd District of Nueva Ecija (2007–present)

Uy Family (Isabela)[edit]

  • Jose Uy (Mayor / Vice-mayor 1960s- 1970s Gamu Isabela)
  • Tomas Tobon Uy (Mayor 1980s- 1990s Gamu Isabela)
    • Edwin Uy (Congressman 2nd district / 2001–2010)
    • Nestor M. Uy (Brgy. Kagawad/ ABC President Brgy. Capt./ Councilor 2007-2013/ Mayor Present Gamu Isabela)
    • Arnel Uy Ty (Partylist Congressman LPGMA 2010–Present)
      • Carlito Uy (Vice-mayor 1989–1992 Burgos Isabela)
      • William T. Uy (Mayor 2010–Present Aurora Isabela)
      • Charlton L. Uy (Councilor 2010-2013/ Mayor Present Cabatuan Isabela)
      • Antonio J. Uy (Councilor 2010–Present Ilagan Isabela)
      • Christopher Uy (Vice-Mayor 2010–Present Tumauini Isabela)
      • Arthur Uy (Councilor 2007–2013 Gamu Isabela)

Uy Family (Zamboanga del Norte)[edit]

  • Roberto Yu Uy – Former Mayor (1998–2007) Dipolog City Governor 2013–present Zamboanga del Norte
  • Evelyn Tang-Uy – Mayor (2007–present) Dipolog City
    • Roberto T. Uy Jr. – Mayor (2013–present) Polanco Zamboanga del Norte
    • Kenny Val Uy Ong – Councilor (2007–present) Dipolog City

Violago Family (Nueva Ecija)[edit]

  • Eleuterio Rueda Violago – Congressman of the 2nd district of Nueva Ecija (1992–1998, 2001–2007), Mayor of San Jose City, Nueva Ecija (1986)
    • Alex Violago Belena – Mayor of San Jose City, Nueva Ecija (2001–2007)
    • Marivic Violago Belena – Mayor of San Jose City, Nueva Ecija (2007–present)
    • Joseph Gilbert F. Violago – Congressman of the 2nd district of Nueva Ecija (2007–present)

Villafuerte Family (Camarines Sur)[edit]

  • Luis Villafuerte – Assemblyman from Camarines Sur 1984–1986, Governor of Camarines Sur 1995–2004, Representative of the 2nd District of Camarines Sur 2004–2010, Representative of the 3rd District of Camarines Sur 2010–2013

Villarreal Family (Capiz)[edit]

Ynares Family (Rizal)[edit]

  • Casimiro Ynares Sr. – Binangonan mayor from 1952 to 1956. Father of Casimiro Jr., Cesar and Cecilio.
    • Casimiro "Ito" Ynares Jr. – Governor of Rizal Province from 1992–2001 then from 2004-2007/ Also served as Binangonan mayor in 1971 and was unchallenged for 15 years because no elections were conducted after President Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law in 1972/ Served as the municipality's mayor once more in 1988./ Father of incumbent Rizal governor Casimiro Ynares III.
    • Rebecca "Nini" Alcantara-Ynares – Wife of Casimiro Ynares Jr. and was the first and only woman Rizal governor from 2001–2004 / Set to reclaim her former post as she vies for the gubernatorial race against independent candidates Ana Mariela Bush and Esteban Salonga in the 2013 elections.
      • Casimiro "Junjun" Ynares III – Son of former Rizal governors Casimiro "Ito" Ynares Jr. and Rebecca "Nini" Alcantara-Ynares/ On his third and last consecutive term as governor (2007–2013)/ Married to Andrea Bautista, sister of Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr whose family is also politically entrenched in Cavite province/ Junjun is also running in Antipolo City's mayoral race against incumbent mayor Danilo Leyble in the 2013 elections.
    • Cecilio "Boyet" Ynares – Another son of Casimiro Sr./ Incumbent mayor of Binangonan, elected in 2007 elections/ Running for his third consecutive term.
    • Cesar M. Ynares – Also a son of Casimiro Sr./ Won unopposed as Binangonan mayor for three consecutive elections- in 1998, 2001, and in 2004.

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Zubiri Family (Bukidnon)[edit]

  • Jose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr. – Incumbent Governor of Bukidnon
    • Juan Miguel Zubiri – Senator [2007–2011, resigned post due to allegations of poll fraud]; son of Jose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr.
    • Jose Zubiri III – Representative, 3rd District of Bukidnon
    • Ignacio W. Zubiri - Incumbent mayor of the city of Malaybalay.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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