Elections in the Philippines are colorful, especially when famous celebrities enter politics. Needless to say, former president and now Manila mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada is the most famous actor-politician in the Philippines. And although some of them are really sincere and have the abilities to serve, not all of them are destined to be politicians.
Without a doubt, being popular is a huge advantage in Philippine elections, but it is not the only factor to attract votes. Having good looks and winning awards in the chosen field may also help, but not always. As proof, below are the top 10 Filipino celebrities and personalities who ran in local and national elections more than once but never won.
Phillip “Kuhol” Supnet ran for a board member of Barangay North Fairview, Quezon...