Damian Mercado is a Filipino politician. He is the current governor of Southern Leyte Province in Eastern Visayas Region. Running under the PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Miguel Maamo III of LAKAS by a wide margin.
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