Legislative districts of Palawan

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The Legislative Districts of Palawan, namely the first and second districts, are the representations of the Province of Palawan and the independent city of Puerto Princesa in the Philippine House of Representatives. The province was a lone legislative district until 1972. It was part of the representation of Region IV-A from 1978 to 1984. In 1986, it was redistricted into two legislative districts until 2013. Due to RA 10171, the province is now divided into 3 districts, the 3rd district is also known the Lone district of Puerto Princesa including Aborlan.

1st District[edit]

1st District of Palawan
Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
David A. Ponce de Leon
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
Vicente A. Sandoval
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Antonio C. Alvarez
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Franz Josef George E. Alvarez

2nd District[edit]

2nd District of Palawan
Period Representative
16th Congress
2013–2016
Frederick F. Abueg

1987-2013[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Ramon V. Mitra
9th Congress
1992–1995
Alfredo Amor E. Abueg, Jr.
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
Victorino Dennis M. Socrates
^1 Highly-urbanized city, only votes with Palawan for congressional representation since July 9, 2007. Independent from the province and does not vote for provincial officials by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 1264.

3rd District[edit]

Period Representative
16th Congress
2013–2016
Douglas S. Hagedorn

Lone District (defunct)[edit]

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Santiago M. Patero
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Manuel Sandoval
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
Ramon De Jesus
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Patricio Fernandez
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Claudio R. Sandoval
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
3rd National Assembly
1941–1946
Sofronio Española
1st Congress
1946–1949
2nd Congress
1949–1953
Gaudencio E. Abordo1
Sofronio Española
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Gaudencio E. Abordo
4th Congress
1957–1961
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
Ramon V. Mitra2
7th Congress
1969–1972
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Ramon V. Mitra
^1 Replaced by Sofronio Española as per House Electoral Tribunal decision on March 6, 1953.
^2 Elected to the Senate in 1971.

At-large (defunct)[edit]

Period Representative
National Assembly
1943–1944
Patricio Fernandez
Iñigo R. Peña

References[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library