Legislative districts of Northern Samar

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The Legislative Districts of Northern Samar, namely the first and second districts, are the representations of the Province of Northern Samar in the Philippine House of Representatives. Northern Samar was represented as part of the first district of Samar until 1967, and of Region VIII from 1978 to 1984. From 1984 to 1986 it elected 2 assemblymen at-large. In 1986 it was redistricted into two legislative districts.

1st District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Raul A. Daza
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Harlin C. Abayon
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
Paul R. Daza
15th Congress
2010–2013
Raul A. Daza
16th Congress
2013–2016
Harlin C. Abayon

2nd District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Jose L. Ong, Jr.
9th Congress
1992–1995
Wilmar P. Lucero
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Romualdo T. Vicencio1
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
Emil L. Ong
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
^1 Died in office.

Lone District (defunct)[edit]

Period Representative
6th Congress
1965–1969
Eladio T. Balite1
Eusebio Moore2
7th Congress
1969–1972
Raul A. Daza
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Edilberto A. Del Valle, Sr.3
^1 Elected as representative of the first district of Samar in 1965, died while in office on August 24, 1967.
^2 Elected as the first official representative of the lone district of Northern Samar through a special election held on November 14, 1967 with only areas under the jurisdiction of the new province voting.
Republic of the Philippines, Commission on Elections (1969). Report of the Commission on Elections to the President of the Philippines and the Congress. Bureau of Print. 
^3 Served also as one of the Regional Assemblymen representing Samar-Leyte Region to the Interim Batasang Pambansa. (1978–1984)

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References[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library