Legislative districts of Cavite

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The Legislative Districts of Cavite, namely the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh districts are the representations of the Province of Cavite in the Philippine House of Representatives. Cavite was a lone congressional district from 1907 to 1972, and was divided into three districts from 1987 to 2010. It was part of the representation of Region IV-A from 1978 to 1984. From 1984 to 1986 it elected 3 assemblymen at-large.

The passage of Republic Act 9727 on October 22, 2009 increased the number of the province's representatives from three to seven, starting in the 2010 elections. The 4th district is alternatively called the Lone District of the City of Dasmariñas, after the ratification of Republic Act 9723 on November 25, 2009. In addition, the second district is alternatively called as the Lone District of Bacoor City; while the third district is also called the Lone District of Imus City. The two cities' city charters were ratified last June 23 and June 30, 2012, respectively.

1st District[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010–2013
Joseph Emilio A. Abaya1
16th Congress
2013–2016
Francis A. Abaya
^1 Assumed office as Secretary of Transportation and Communications on October 18, 2012.

1987–2010[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Leonardo L. Guerrero
9th Congress
1992–1995
Dominador G. Nazareno, Jr.
10th Congress
1995–1998
Plaridel M. Abaya
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Joseph Emilio A. Abaya
14th Congress
2007–2010

2nd District (Lone District of Bacoor City)[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010-2013
Lani M. Revilla
(Jesusa Victoria Hernandez-Bautista)
16th Congress
2013–2016

1987–2010[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Renato P. Dragon
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Erineo Maliksi
12th Congress
2001–2004
Gilbert Remulla
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
Elpidio F. Barzaga, Jr.

3rd District (Lone District of Imus City)[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010–2013
Erineo Maliksi
16th Congress
2013–2016
Alex Advincula

1987–2010[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Jorge A. Nuñez
9th Congress
1992–1995
Telesforo A. Unas
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Napoleon R. Beratio1
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Jesus Crispin C. Remulla
14th Congress
2007–2010
^1 died on August 6, 2002.

4th District (Lone District of Dasmariñas City)[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010–2013
Elpidio F. Barzaga, Jr.
16th Congress
2013–2016

5th District[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010–2013
Roy M. Loyola
16th Congress
2013–2016

6th District (old 2nd District)[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010–2013
Antonio A. Ferrer
16th Congress
2013–2016
Luis Ferrer IV

7th District (old 3rd District)[edit]

Period Representative
15th Congress
2010–2013
Jesus Crispin C. Remulla
16th Congress
2013–2016
Abraham Ng Tolentino

Lone District (defunct)[edit]

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Rafael Palma
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Emiliano Tria Tirona
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
Florentino Joya
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
Emiliano Tria Tirona
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
Emilio F. Virata
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Pedro P. Espiritu
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
Antero Soriano
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
Fidel Ibañez
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Emiliano Tria Tirona
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
Francisco Arca
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
Justiniano S. Montano
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
3rd National Assembly
1941–1946
Justiniano S. Montano
1st Congress
1946–1949
2nd Congress
1949–1953
Manuel S. Rojas
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Jose T. Cajulis
4th Congress
1957–1961
Justiniano S. Montano
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
7th Congress
1969–1972

At-Large (defunct)[edit]

Period Representative
National Assembly
1943–1944
Demetrio B. Encarnacion
Luis Y. Ferrer
Ricardo Poblete
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Helena Zoila T. Benitez
Renato P. Dragon
Cesar E.A. Virata

References[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library