WATCH: Newly-elected Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez talks to his constituents in Bisaya

Celebrity couple Richard Gomez and Lucy Torres-Gomez are now both public servants in Leyte. The actor won the mayoral race in Ormoc City while Lucy was re-elected as representative of 4th District of Leyte.


There's no better way to communicate with your constituents than speaking the local dialect.

In a video posted prior to election day, Richard Gomez was seen speaking Bisaya during one of his pre-election sorties.

The actor told the audience: “Magbago na ta. Karon na ang tamang panahon para magbago ta.”

On its caption, the netizen who uploaded the video showed support to the mayoral candidate: “Thank you Sir Richard for being so kind to us, we are praying for your victory this coming election day.   WIN OR LOSE WE LOVE YOU.”



Richard won the mayoral election in Ormoc City with 53,234 votes, beating Ondo Codilla and Mar Gallardo.



Source: GMA News

Likewise, his wife Lucy Torres-Gomez has been re-elected as the representative of the 4th District of Leyte. This is her third term for the said position.



Source: GMA News

Watch how Lucy shows her support to Richard during his proclamation as the mayor of Ormoc City.


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