In 2016, less than half ,or 31%, of elected politicians (Governor, Vice Governor, Provincial Board Member, Congressman, Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilor) in Bohol are considered fat dynastic.
Since 2010, fat dynasties have occupied key positions in Bohol:
The province of Bohol has been ruled by political dynasties over the past decades. The following are the most common surnames of elected officials in 2016.
The Chatto clan’s recent prominence in Bohol’s politican scene started in 1988 with Edgardo Chatto serving as Mayor. Since then, several members of the clan have recently occupied various positions such as Governor, House Member, Mayor, and Vice Mayor.
According to PSA's most recent data, major improvement in the poverty situation in Bohol has been observed since 2006.