Legislative districts of the Philippines

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The Legislative districts of the Philippines are the division are the representations of the Philippines' provinces and cities in the Philippine Congress. Representation

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History

Representation to the legislature traces its origin during the Spanish era, when the Philippines was granted representa

Senatorial districts

From 1916 to 1935, the Philippines was divided into 12 senatorial districts. Each district, except for the twelfth senatorial district elect two senators to the Senate. The senators from 12th senatorial district were appointed by the U.S. Governor-General. Since 1941, when the Senate was restored all twenty-four senators were elected at-large in intervals.

First district

Batanes, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Isabela

Second district

La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales

Third district

Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac

Fourth district

Bataan, Laguna, Manila, Rizal

Fifth district

Batangas, Cavite, Mindoro, Tayabas

Sixth district

Albay, Ambos Camarines, Sorsogon

Seventh district

Capiz, Iloilo

Eighth district

Antique, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Palawan

Ninth district

Leyte, Samar

Tenth district

Cebu

Eleventh district

Bohol, Misamis, Surigao

Twelfth district

Baguio, Mountain Province, Nueva Vizcaya, Department of Mindanao and Sulu

Representative districts

Abra

Agusan del Norte

Agusan del Sur

Aklan

Albay

Antique

Apayao

Aurora

Bataan

Growth of Representative districts

Reference

(July 17,2007).

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