23rd Senate of Puerto Rico

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23th Senate of Puerto Rico
Senate of Puerto Rico parliament.jpg
In session
January 2, 2005 – January 1, 2009
Leadership
President Kenneth McClintock
President pro tem Orlando Parga
Majority Leader Margarita Nolasco
Majority Whip Carlos Pagán
Minority Leader José Luis Dalmau
Minority Whip Sila Mari González
Non-officers
Structure
Seats 27 voting members
Parties represented PNP
PPD
PIP
Elections
Legislature
15th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico
Lower house
27th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Sessions
1st January 14, 2005 – January 12, 2006
2nd January 13, 2006 – January 11, 2007
3rd January 12, 2007 – January 10, 2008
4th January 11, 2008 – January 1, 2009
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The 23rd Senate of Puerto Rico was the upper house of the 15th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico that met from January 2, 2005 to January 1, 2009. All members were elected in the General Elections of 2004. The Senate had a majority of members from the New Progressive Party (PNP).

The body is counterparted by the 27th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico in the lower house.

Leadership[edit]

Position Name Party District
President of the Senate Kenneth McClintock PNP At-Large
President pro Tempore Orlando Parga Figueroa PNP At-Large
Majority Leader Margarita Nolasco PNP VI
Majority Whip Carlos Pagán PNP IV
Minority Leader José Luis Dalmau PPD VII
Minority Whip Sila Mari González PPD At-Large

Members[edit]

Membership[edit]

District Name Party
I - San Juan Roberto Arango PNP
Carlos Díaz PNP
II - Bayamón Migdalia Padilla Alvelo PNP
Carmelo Ríos Santiago PNP
III - Arecibo José Emilio González Velázquez PNP
Pedro Rossello PNP
IV - Mayagüez-Aguadilla Luis Daniel Muñiz Cortes PNP
Carlos Pagán PNP
V - Ponce Modesto Agosto Alicea PPD
Bruno Ramos PPD
VI - Guayama Margarita Nolasco PNP
Cirilo Tirado Rivera PPD
VII - Humacao José Luis Dalmau PPD
Sixto Hernández Serrano PPD
VIII - Carolina Héctor Martínez Maldonado PNP
Lornna Soto Villanueva PNP
At-Large Luz Arce Ferrer PNP
Eudaldo Báez Galib PPD
Norma Burgos PNP
Jorge De Castro Font PNP
Antonio Fas Alzamora PPD
José Garriga Picó PNP
Sila María González Calderón PPD
Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral PPD
Kenneth McClintock PNP
Orlando Parga Figueroa PNP
María de Lourdes Santiago PIP


e • d Summary of the 2 November 2004 Puerto Rico Senate election results
Parties District
Votes
District
%
District
Seats
At Large
Votes
At Large
%
At Large
Seats
Total
New Progressive Party (Partido Nuevo Progresista) 1,845,204 48.6 11 845,228 44.3 6 17
Popular Democratic Party (Partido Popular Democrático) 1,768,374 46.6 5 767,626 40.3 4 9
Puerto Rican Independence Party (Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño) 160,632 4.2 0 178,541 9.4 1 1
Independent Movement of the Eastern Region (Movimiento Independiente Region Este) 2,936 0.1 0 - - - -
Independent - - - 97,673 5.1 0 -
Others 826 0.0 0 297 0.0 0 -
Total (turnout 81.7  %) 3,777,972 100.0 16 1,889,365 100.0 11 27
Blank and Null Votes 17,245 0.4 - 17,245 0.7 - -
Total votes cast 3,795,217 - - 1,906,610 - - -
Source: (Spanish) Elections Puerto Rico

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