Khos make landslide wins in Masbate polls
MASBATE CITY – The Kho clan in Masbate province single-handedly won landslide victories in the recently concluded midterm polls.
Incumbent Governor Antonio Kho, who sought for re-election, defeated the outgoing Masbate third district Representative Scott Davies Lanete.
Former governor Rizalina Lanete, Scott’s mother, also failed to win her bid as the third district representative. Wilton Kho, son of Antonio, who is the former Cataingan town mayor, got his first win in congress overthrowing Rizalina.
Meanwhile, reelectionist second district Representative Elisa Kho, wife of Antonio, crushed the incumbent Masbate Vice Gov. Jo Kristine Revil, who sought her first national position in Congress.
Masbate first district Representative Maria Vida Bravo also failed to win her vice gubernatorial bid and lost to the neophyte Olga Kho, daughter of Antonio and Elisa.
Former Masbate first district representative Narciso Bravo Jr., husband of Maria Vida, is returning to the Congress for a new term after defeating the incumbent San Pascual town Mayor Zacarina Lazaro.
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