28th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

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28th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Seal of Puerto Rico House of Representatives.svg
In session
January 2, 2009 – January 1, 2013
Leadership
Speaker Jenniffer González
Speaker pro tem Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló
Majority Leader Rolando Crespo (2009–2011)
Johnny Méndez (2011–2013)
Majority Whip Angel Pérez Otero
Minority Leader Héctor Ferrer (2009-2012)
Luis Raúl Torres (2012)
Minority Whip Luis Raúl Torres (2009-2012)
Non-officers
Structure
Seats 54 voting members
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Parties represented      PNP
     PPD
Length of term 4 years
Elections
Legislature
16th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico
Upper house
24th Senate of Puerto Rico
Sessions
1st January 14, 2009 – January 12, 2010
2nd January 13, 2010 – January 11, 2011
3rd January 12, 2011 – January 10, 2012
4th January 11, 2012 – January 8, 2013
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The 28th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico was the lower house of the 16th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico and met from January 14, 2009, to January 8, 2013. All members were elected in the General Elections of 2008. The House had a majority of members from the New Progressive Party (PNP).

The body was counterparted by the 24th Senate of Puerto Rico in the upper house.

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
PNP PPD PIP Vacant
End of previous legislature 32 18 1 51 0
Begin 37 16 0 54 1
Latest voting share 72.5% 27.5%

Leadership[edit]

Position Name Party District
Speaker of the House Jenniffer González Colón PNP At-Large
Speaker Pro Tempore Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló PNP District 13
Majority Leader Carlos J. Méndez Núñez PNP District 36
Majority Whip Angel Pérez Otero PNP District 6
Minority Leader Luis Raúl Torres Cruz PPD District 2
Minority Whip Vacant PPD

Membership[edit]

District Name Party
1 José López Muñoz PNP
2 Luis Raúl Torres Cruz PPD
3 Albita Rivera Ramírez PNP
4 Liza Fernández Rodríguez (2009-2012)
Víctor Parés (2012-2013)
PNP
5 Jorge Navarro Suárez PNP
6 Angel Perez Otero PNP
7 Luis Pérez Ortíz PNP
8 Antonio Silva Delgado PNP
9 Angel Rodríguez Miranda PNP
10 Bernardo Márquez García PNP
11 María Vega Pagán PNP
12 Héctor Torres Calderón PNP
13 Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló PNP
14 Paula Rodríguez Homs PNP
15 Arnaldo Jiménez Valle PNP
16 Iván Rodríguez (2009-2010)
Eric Alfaro (2010-2013)
PNP
17 José Rivera Guerra PNP
18 David Bonilla Cortés PNP
19 Charlie Hernández PPD
20 Norman Ramírez Rivera PNP
21 Lydia Méndez Silva PPD
22 Waldemar Quiles Rodríguez PNP
23 Julissa Nolasco Ortíz PNP
24 Luis León Rodríguez PNP
25 Víctor Vassallo Anadón PPD
26 José Jiménez Negrón PNP
27 José Torres Ramírez PPD
28 Rafael Rivera Ortega PNP
29 Pedro Cintrón Rodríguez PNP
30 Jorge Ramos Peña PNP
31 Sylvia Rodríguez Aponte PPD
32 José Varela Fernández PPD
33 Angel Peña Ramírez PNP
34 Cristóbal Colón Ruiz PNP
35 Narden Jaime Espinosa PPD
36 Carlos Méndez Nuñez PNP
37 Angel Bulerín Ramos PNP
38 Eric Correa Rivera PNP
39 Roberto Rivera Ruiz PPD
40 Elizabeth Casado Irizarry PNP
At-Large José Chico Vega PNP
Rolando Crespo (2009-2011)
José E. Meléndez Ortíz (2011-2013)
PNP
Jenniffer González Colón PNP
María de Lourdes Ramos Rivera PNP
Iris Miriam Ruíz (2009-2010)
José Torres Zamora (2010-2013)
PNP
Héctor Ferrer (2009-2012)
Eduardo Ferrer (2012-2013)
PPD
Jorge Colberg Toro* PPD
Luis Vega Ramos PPD
José F. Aponte Hernández PNP
Carmen Cruz Soto PPD
Luis Farinacci* (2009-2011)
Pedro Rodríguez González (2011-2013)
PPD
Rafael Hernández Montañez* PPD
Brenda López de Arrarás PPD
Jaime Perelló Borrás PPD

[*] Elected by Addition (Defeated in elections, but holds a seat because of Section 9 of Article III of the Constitution. See above.)