Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado
Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado is the Governor of the Philippine province 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...

. He was first Mayor elected as District Representative, Vice Governor, and Governor. He had defeated former governor Josie dela Cruz, sister of governor Joselito Mendoza in the 2010 elections.


He entered politics when he was elected as mayor of Hagonoy, Bulacan
Hagonoy, Bulacan
Hagonoy is a 1st class urban municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2007 NSO census, it has a population of 126,329 inhabitants distributed in 25,900 households. It is the birthplace of Former Senator Blas F...

 in 1987. He served as mayor of that town for three consecutive terms.


Upon finishing his term as mayor, he ran for congressman of the First District of Bulacan in 1998. He won by a landslide victory the same year. where he served in the House of Representatives for nine years.

Vice Governor of Bulacan

In the 2007 elections, Alvarado teamed-up with 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...

. His wife, Ma. Victoria
Ma. Victoria Sy-Alvarado
Maria Victoria Reyes Sy-Alvarado is a Filipino politician. A member of the Lakas-CMD Party, she is a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the First District of Bulacan since 2007....

 ran to keep his seat in the Congress. Although Pagdanganan lost to Joselito "Jonjon" Mendoza, brother of then-governor Josefina Mendoza-Dela Cruz, he and his wife were successful.

Governor of Bulacan

Prior to the 2010 local elections
Bulacan local elections, 2010
Local elections will be held in the Province of Bulacan on May 10, 2010 as part of the 2010 general election. Voters will select candidates for all local positions: a town mayor, vice mayor and town councilors, as well as members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, the vice-governor, governor and...

, he voluntarily retired from vice-governorship to run for governor. He challenged with former governor Josie Dela Cruz for the seat at the provincial elections. It was also during the gubernatorial feud between Roberto Pagdanganan and Jonjon Mendoza. His running mate was former board member and actor Daniel Fernando
Daniel Fernando
Daniel Fernando is the Vice Governor of Province of Bulacan.Fernando formerly worked as a film actor.-Television:-Movies:-External links:*http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0273075/...

. In the elections, he won over Dela Cruz.
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