Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines

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Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines
Incumbent
Alan Peter Cayetano

since July 22, 2013
Style The Honorable
(Diplomatic)
Appointer Elected by the Senate of the Philippines
Inaugural holder Francisco Villanueva
Formation October 16, 1916
Website Senate of the Philippines
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The Majority leader of the Senate of the Philippines (also called as the Senate Majority Floor Leader) is the leader elected by the majority party of the Senate of the Philippines that serves as their official leader in the body.

He also manages the business of the majority part in the Senate. By tradition, the Senate President or any Presiding Officer gives the Majority leader priority in obtaining the floor and also, he is the traditional Chairman of the Committee on Rules.

The current Majority Floor Leader of the Senate is Alan Peter Cayetano, who has held the office of Majority Leader since July 22, 2013. His term will expire at the end of the 16th Congress on June 30, 2016.

List of Majority Floor Leaders[edit]

# Name Party District Legislature Start of service End of service Era
1 Francisco F. Villanueva Nacionalista 7th 4th Philippine Legislature 1916 1919 Insular Government
2 Francisco Enage Nacionalista 9th 5th Philippine Legislature 1919 1922
6th Philippine Legislature 1922 1925
7th Philippine Legislature 1925 1928
3 Jose P. Laurel Nacionalista 5th 8th Philippine Legislature 1928 1931
4 Benigno Aquino, Sr. Nacionalista 3rd 9th Philippine Legislature 1931 1934
5 Claro M. Recto Nacionalista 5th 10th Philippine Legislature 1934 1935
6 Melecio Arranz Nacionalista Nationwide
at-large
1st Commonwealth Congress 1945 1946 Commonwealth
7 Vicente Francisco Nacionalista 2nd Commonwealth Congress 1946 1946
1st Congress 1946 1948 Third Republic
8 Tomas Cabili Liberal 1948 1949
2nd Congress 1950 1953
9 Cipriano Primicias, Sr. Nacionalista 3rd Congress 1954 1957
4th Congress 1958 1961
5th Congress 1962 1965
10 Arturo Tolentino Nacionalista
11 Jose Roy Nacionalista 6th Congress 1966 1969
12 Rodolfo Ganzon Nacionalista
13 Arturo Tolentino (2nd time) Nacionalista
7th Congress 1970 1972
14 Orlando Mercado Liberal 8th Congress 1987 1989 Fifth Republic
15 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. Liberal 1990 1991
16 Alberto Romulo LDP 1991 1992
9th Congress 1992 1995
10th Congress 1995 1996
17 Francisco Tatad LDP 1996 1998
18 Franklin Drilon Lakas 1998 1998
LAMP 11th Congress 1998 2000
19 Francisco Tatad (2nd time) PRP 2000 2001
20 Loren Legarda Lakas 12th Congress 2001 2002
21 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. PDP-LABAN 2002 2002
22 Loren Legarda (2nd time) Lakas 2002 2004
23 Francis Pangilinan Liberal 2004 2004
13th Congress 2004 2007
14th Congress 2007 2008
24 Juan Miguel Zubiri Lakas 2008 2010
25 Tito Sotto NPC 15th Congress 2010 2013
26 Alan Peter Cayetano Nacionalista 16th Congress 2013 present

Living former Majority Leaders of the Senate[edit]

Currently there are eight living former Majority Leader of the Senate:

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