In 2016, less than half ,or 45%, of elected politicians (Governor, Vice Governor, Provincial Board Member, Congressman, Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilor) in Bulacan are considered fat dynastic.
Since 2010, fat dynasties have occupied key positions in Bulacan:
The province of Bulacan has been ruled by political dynasties over the past decades. The following are the most common surnames of elected officials in 2016.
The Mendoza clan’s recent prominence in Bulacan’s politican scene started in 2010 with Joselito Andrew Mendoza serving as House Member. Since then, several members of the clan have recently occupied various positions such as , and House Member.
According to PSA's most recent data, slight improvement in the poverty situation in Bulacan has been observed since 2006.