The Ortega clan remains the rulers of La Union after 14 out of 17 clan members won in the May 13 elections.
Governor Pacoy Ortega was reelected while his uncle, Mario Ortega, won as vice governor.
Mario’s elder brother, Pablo, also won as 1st District Representative.
The governor’s wife, Vini, also won as Abono party-list representative for the second time.
Pablo’s wife, Mariquita, was elected as first councilor of San Juan.
Pacoy’s brother, Mannix, won as San Juan vice mayor.