Philippine House of Representatives elections in Central Visayas, 2010

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Philippine House of Representatives elections in Central Visayas, 2010
Philippines
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May 10, 2010
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15 seats of Central Visayas in the House of Representatives
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Lakas-Kampi Liberal NPC
Seats won 8 3 2
Popular vote 972,466 781,572 399,937
Percentage 35.18% 28.27% 14.47%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Nacionalista LDP
Seats won 1 1
Popular vote 209,208 92,220
Percentage 7.57% 3.34%

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Location of Central Visayas within the country.

Elections were held in Central Visayas for seats in the House of Representatives of the Philippines on May 10, 2010.

The candidate with the most number of votes won that district's seat for the 15th Congress of the Philippines.

Summary[edit]

Party Popular vote  % Seats
won
Lakas-Kampi 972,466 35.18% 8
Liberal 781,572 28.27% 3
NPC 399,937 14.47% 2
Nacionalista 209,208 7.57% 1
Kusug 126,144 4.56% 0
LDP 92,220 3.34% 1
PMP 29,374 1.06% 0
PDSP 10,094 0.37% 0
PGRP 5,555 0.20% 0
Independent 137,905 4.99% 1
Valid votes 2,764,475 90.01% 16
Invalid votes 306,717 9.99%
Turnout 3,071,192 77.93%
Registered voters 3,941,002 100.00%

Bohol[edit]

Each of Bohol's three legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives. The candidate with the highest amount of votes wins the seat.

1st District[edit]

Edgar M. Chatto (Lakas-Kampi-CMD) is the incumbent, but he is ineligible for re-election since he is on his third consecutive term already. Former governor Rene Relampagos will run in his place; he is running under the Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino although Lakas-Kampi-CMD is also supporting his candidacy.[1]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Bohol's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
LDP Rene Relampagos 92,220 50.52%
Liberal Edgar Kapirig 45,561 24.96%
NPC Oscar Glovasa 43,674 23.92%
Independent Mario Magat, Jr. 1,096 0.60%
Valid votes 182,551 90.42%
Invalid or blank votes 19,333 9.58%
Totals 201,884 100.00%
LDP gain from Lakas-Kampi

2nd District[edit]

Roberto Cajes is the incumbent, but he is ineligible for re-election since he is on his third consecutive term already. Lakas-Kampi-CMD initially nominated Erico B. Aumentado as their candidate in this district, but Aumentado was expelled from the party because of his alleged association with Manny Villar, the presidential nominee of the rival Nacionalista Party. Lakas-Kampi-CMD then sent a certificate of nomination to incumbent congressman Roberto Cajes' wife Judith.[2]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Bohol's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Erico B. Aumentado 100,391 57.14%
Lakas-Kampi Judith Cajes 61,383 34.94%
Liberal Danilo Mendez 11,131 6.34%
PMP Rolando Manatad 2,790 1.59%
Valid votes 175,695 90.21%
Invalid or blank votes 19,070 9.79%
Totals 194,765 100.00%
Independent gain from Lakas-Kampi

3rd District[edit]

Adam Relson Jala (Lakas-Kampi-CMD) is the incumbent. But Jala decided not to run for a second term this election. He ran for provincial vice-governorship but later dropped his candidacy to support his uncle, Elpidio Jala, who is also running for vice governor. Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Yap is running instead unopposed, currently the only Cabinet official not facing opposition.[3]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Bohol's 3rd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Arthur Yap 158,344 100.00%
Valid votes 158,344 74.05%
Invalid or blank votes 55,501 25.95%
Totals 213,845 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

Cebu[edit]

Local party One Cebu is affiliated with Lakas-Kampi-CMD. The party designations are as designated by the official COMELEC list.[4]

1st District[edit]

Incumbent Eduardo Gullas is also supported by Lakas-Kampi-CMD and its affiliate One Cebu.[5]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Nacionalista Eduardo Gullas 209,208 92.91%
PMP Luna Sabalones 10,527 4.67%
Independent Felipe Concepcion 5,449 2.42%
Valid votes 225,184 86.54%
Invalid or blank votes 35,039 13.46%
Totals 260,223 100.00%
Nacionalista hold

2nd District[edit]

Pablo Garcia is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Pablo Garcia 117,670 65.64%
Liberal Cora-Lou Kintanar 61,597 34.36%
Valid votes 179,267 83.90%
Invalid or blank votes 34,396 16.10%
Totals 213,663 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

3rd District[edit]

Pablo John Garcia is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu's 3rd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Pablo John Garcia 127,730 61.61%
Liberal Antonio Yapha 79,604 38.39%
Valid votes 207,334 89.43%
Invalid or blank votes 24,496 10.57%
Totals 231,830 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

4th District[edit]

Celestino Martinez III is the pending incumbent after Benhur Salimbangon was unseated by the Supreme Court due to poll fraud. The case is under a motion for reconsideration. Martinez may not be seated until the last week of January as Congress will adjourn for election-campaigning.[6] Martinez was able to take office on May 25, just over a month left into his term, after swearing in the plenary, after Salimbangon's proclamation as the winner of the 2010 election.[7]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu's 4th district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Benhur Salimbangon 137,324 67.48%
Liberal Celestino Martinez III 66,165 32.52%
Valid votes 203,334 93.76%
Invalid or blank votes 13,549 6.24%
Totals 217,038 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi gain from Liberal

5th District[edit]

Incumbent Ramon Durano VI is also co-nominated by One Cebu and Lakas-Kampi-CMD

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu's 5th district
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Ramon Durano VI 163,874 78.66%
Liberal Jesus Durano, Jr. 24,441 11.73%
PMP Gilbert Wagas 16,057 7.71%
Independent Adonis Montecillo 3,951 1.90%
Valid votes 208,323 86.27%
Invalid or blank votes 33,156 13.73%
Totals 241,479 100.00%
NPC hold

6th District[edit]

Lapu-Lapu City was given its own legislative district prior to the election.

Incumbent Nerissa Corazon Soon-Ruiz switched from the Lakas-Kampi-CMD to the Nacionalista Party on March 29, 2010. She is in her third consecutive term already and is ineligible for reelection. She will instead run for Mayor of Mandaue City.[8] Lakas-Kampi-CMD and One Cebu nominated Gabriel Luis Quisumbing as their candidate in this district.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu's 6th district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Gabriel Luis Quisumbing 113,996 61.70%
Liberal Ariston Cortes III 54,979 29.76%
Independent Victor Biaño 15,770 8.54%
Valid votes 184,745 91.57%
Invalid or blank votes 16,997 8.43%
Totals 201,742 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi gain from Nacionalista

Cebu City[edit]

Local party Bando Osmeña – Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) is affiliated with the Liberal Party.

1st District[edit]

Incumbent Raul del Mar (Liberal) is in third consecutive term already and is ineligible for reelection. His daughter, Rachel is his party's nominee as well its affiliate Bando Osmeña – Pundok Kauswagan.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu City's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Rachel del Mar 98,501 58.49%
Kusug Mary Ann delos Santos 58,492 34.73%
PGRP Jacinto del Mar 5,555 3.30%
Independent Isabelo Osmeña, Sr. 2,405 1.43%
Independent Francisco Acedillo 2,052 1.22%
Independent Florencio Villarin 1,082 0.64%
Independent Juan Arenasa 179 0.11%
Independent Miguel Selim 151 0.09%
Valid votes 168,417 94.16%
Invalid or blank votes 10,442 5.84%
Totals 178,859 100.00%
Liberal hold

2nd District[edit]

Incumbent Antonio Cuenco is in third consecutive term already and is ineligible for reelection. He was appointed as Secretary-General of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) on February 4, 2010.[9] Two of his three parties, Lakas-Kampi-CMD and the Probinsya Muna Development Initiative (PROMDI) did not nominate a candidate to run in this district. However, the Kugi Uswag Sugbu (Kusug) nominated businessman Jonathan Guardo as their candidate which is affiliated with the Nacionalista Party.

Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña, who is in his third consecutive as mayor and is ineligible for reelection as mayor, is running for Congress under the Liberal Party and its affiliate Bando Osmeña – Pundok Kauswagan.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cebu City's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Tomas Osmeña 125,575 64.44%
Kusug Jonathan Guardo 67,652 34.72%
Independent Makilito Mahinay 600 0.31%
Independent Edgar Abadiano 593 0.30%
Independent Lea Ong 457 0.23%
Valid votes 194,877 95.65%
Invalid or blank votes 12,752 4.35%
Totals 203,731 100.00%
Liberal gain from Lakas-Kampi

Lapu-Lapu City[edit]

Lapu-Lapu City is going to elect their first congressman this election. They were formerly included in Cebu's 6th district.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Lapu-Lapu City
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Arturo Radaza 70,125 56.33%
NPC Joselito Ruiz 33,100 26.59%
Liberal Eugene Espedido 20,809 16.71%
Independent Rolando Lejarde 461 0.37%
Valid votes 124,495 92.46%
Invalid or blank votes 10,158 7.54%
Totals 134,653 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi win (new seat)

Negros Oriental[edit]

1st District[edit]

Jocelyn Limkaichong is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Oriental's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Jocelyn Limkaichong 106,255 63.95%
Lakas-Kampi Jacinto Paras 59,474 35.79%
Independent Danilo Roble 423 0.25%
Valid votes 166,152 93.64%
Invalid or blank votes 11,294 6.36%
Totals 177,446 100.00%
Liberal hold

2nd District[edit]

George Arnaiz is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Oriental's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC George Arnaiz 115,384 59.26%
Liberal Hector Villanueva 76,680 39.38%
Independent Raul Aniñon 1,436 0.74%
Independent Himiniano Silva 1,203 0.62%
Valid votes 194,703 91.47%
Invalid or blank votes 18,150 8.53%
Totals 212,853 100.00%
NPC hold

3rd District[edit]

Pryde Henry Teves is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Oriental's 3rd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Pryde Henry Teves 92,911 66.12%
NPC Marcelo Adanza 43,905 31.24%
Liberal Telesforo Diao, Jr. 3,709 2.64%
Valid votes 140,525 85.91%
Invalid or blank votes 23,051 14.09%
Totals 163,576 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

Siquijor[edit]

Orlando Fua, Sr. (Lakas-Kampi-CMD) is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Siquijor
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Orlando Fua, Sr. 33,509 66.52%
PDSP Fernando Avanzado 10,094 20.04%
Liberal Grace Sumalpong 6,565 13.03%
Independent Jesus Flor 206 0.42%
Valid votes 50,374 95.29%
Invalid or blank votes 2,489 4.71%
Totals 52,863 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

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