In 2016, less than half ,or 39%, of elected politicians (Governor, Vice Governor, Provincial Board Member, Congressman, Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilor) in Cavite are considered fat dynastic.
Since 2010, fat dynasties have occupied key positions in Cavite:
The province of Cavite has been ruled by political dynasties over the past decades. The following are the most common surnames of elected officials in 2016.
The Revilla clan’s recent prominence in Cavite’s politican scene started in 1998 with Ramon Revilla serving as Governor. Since then, several members of the clan have recently occupied various positions such as Vice Governor, House Member, and Mayor.
According to PSA's most recent data, slight worsening in the poverty situation in Cavite has been observed since 2006.