LOOK: Lucy Torres-Gomez wins reelection bid as Leyte representative

Jenette Fariola-Ruedas, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 16 2019 06:27 PM

Reelectionist Leyte 4th District Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez has been proclaimed the winner in the congressional race. 

Present during her proclamation on Thursday was her husband, actor Richard Gomez, who also won his reelection bid for the mayoralty in Ormoc City.

Torres-Gomez got 81,281 votes against her opponent Winnie Codilla's 25,150, based on 100 percent of election returns transmitted from 198 precincts as of 5:06 p.m. Thursday.

Torres-Gomez is going into her last term as lawmaker.