Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto won’t seek elective post in 2022 polls
House Deputy Speaker and Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto has announced that she will no longer seek any elective post in the 2022 elections.
The actress-turned-Politiko said “careful consideration of the present situation,” she decided to sit ou out the 2022 elections.
Despite this, she vowed to extending service to the public in her own capacity.
“Nandito pa rin ako para maglingkod sa inyo,” she said in a Facebook post.
She then thanked those who have supported her and trusted her through her 23 year public service career.
Santos-Recto is currently representing the 6th District of Batangas in the lower chamber of Congress. She was earlier said to be considering a Senate bid in 2022. Her husband, Senator Ralph Recto is running to succeed her post.
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