Ma. Victoria Sy-Alvarado
Maria Victoria Reyes Sy-Alvarado (born March 23, 1957) is a Filipino
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 politician. A member of the Lakas-CMD Party
Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats
Lakas-CMD , popularly known as Lakas, was a political party in the Philippines and the predecessor of Lakas Kampi CMD. Its ideology and that of its successor is heavily influenced by Christian and Islamic democracy, and by Populism...

, she is a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
House of Representatives of the Philippines
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, representing the First District of Bulacan since 2007.

Sy-Alvarado is the wife of her predecessor in Congress, Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, who was currently serves as the Governor of Bulacan
Bulacan , officially called the Province of Bulacan or simply Bulacan Province, is a first class province of the Republic of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon Region in the island of Luzon, north of Manila , and part of the Metro...

 in 2010.

Despite her successful reelection bid
Philippine House of Representatives elections in Central Luzon, 2010
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 in 2010 over former Governor Roberto Pagdanganan
Roberto Pagdanganan
Roberto M. Pagdanganan is a Filipino politician.-Personal life:Robert Pagdanganan was born to former councilor Juan T. Pagdanganan, Jr. and Mrs. Rosalina Mamangon Pagdanganan. He is brother of former Calumpit, Bulacan mayor Ramon Pagdanganan...

, her seat in the Congress is in vacancy due to the deferring of the election made by the election for the new Malolos City
Malolos City
City of Malolos is a 3rd class urban component city in the Republic of the Philippines. Malolos is considered as the 115th city in the country. It is the capital city of the province of Bulacan as the seat of the provincial government...

 representation. Malolos was ruled by the Supreme Court
Supreme Court of the Philippines
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unconstitutional, saying it violated Article VI Section 5 (3) of the Constitution and Section 3 of the Ordinance attached to constitution; Malolos was ruled not to have exceeded the 250,000 population for a separate legislative district. A special election was held on October 2, 2010, and she was successful in her race. This made her comeback in the Lower House.
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