Damian Mercado is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as governor of Southern Leyte Province in Eastern Visayas Region.
In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran for governor under the PDP-Laban Party and defeated Miguel Maamo III of LAKAS by a wide margin. He ran again in the May 9, 2022 elections for the same position under the same party but without any opponent.
Hometown –> Maasin City, Southern Leyte, Philippines
Brother –> Congressman Roger Mercado
Nephew –> Maasin City Mayor Nacional Mercado (Son of Roger Mercado)
2016-Present – Governor
2013-2016 – Congressman
2004-2013 – Mayor, Maasin City
See also: Famous People from Southern Leyte