Philippine House of Representatives elections in Western Visayas, 2013

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Elections were held in Western Visayas for seats in the House of Representatives of the Philippines on May 13, 2013.

The candidate with the most number of votes will win that district's seat for the 16th Congress of the Philippines.

Summary[edit]

Party Popular vote % Swing Seats
won
Change
Liberal 10
NPC 3
NUP 2
UNA 1
United Negros Alliance 1
Aksyon 0
Lakas 0
Nacionalista 0
PDP-Laban 0
PMM 0
PMP 0
Independent 1
Valid votes 18
Invalid votes
Turnout
Registered voters

Aklan[edit]

Incumbent Florencio Miraflores is term limited and running for the governorship. His cousin, Kasangga party-list representative Teodorico Haresco is his party's nominee but he is running as an independent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Aklan
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Teodorico Haresco 85,237 39.13%
UNA Antonio Maming, Sr. 75,924 34.86%
Independent Phoebe Clarice Cabagnot 29,650 13.61%
Independent Ramy Panagsagan 4,940 2.27%
Margin of victory 9,313 4.28%
Invalid or blank votes 22,074 10.13%
Totals 217,825 100.00%
Independent gain from Liberal

Antique[edit]

Paolo Everardo Javier is the incumbent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Antique
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Paolo Everardo Javier 94,566 48.05%
UNA Raymundo Roquero 70,586 36.00%
PMM Antero Florante Villaflor 2,014 1.02%
Margin of victory 23,980 12.18%
Invalid or blank votes 29,642 15.06%
Totals 196,808 100.00%
Liberal hold

Bacolod[edit]

Anthony Golez, Jr. is the incumbent. Originally from the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC), his party nominated incumbent Mayor Evelio Leonardia instead. As a result, Golez is running as an independent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Bacolod
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Evelio Leonardia 94,622 45.42%
Independent Anthony Golez, Jr. 60,053 28.83%
Independent Lyndon Caña 35,376 16.98%
Independent Ely Sergio Palma 404 0.19%
Margin of victory 34,569 16.59%
Invalid or blank votes 17,860 8.57%
Totals 208,315 100.00%
NPC gain from Independent

Capiz[edit]

1st District[edit]

Antonio Del Rosario is the incumbent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Capiz's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Antonio Del Rosario 100,675 59.69%
NUP Jesus Maria Jose Avelino 22,684 13.45%
Independent Conrado Tinsay 2,894 1.72%
Independent Zinon Amoroso 2,131 1.26%
Margin of victory 77,991 46.24%
Invalid or blank votes 40,271 23.88%
Totals 168,655 100.00%
Liberal hold

2nd District[edit]

Jane Castro is the incumbent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Capiz's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
NUP Jane Castro 77,293 52.70%
Liberal Maria Andaya 59,829 40.79%
Margin of victory 17,464 11.91
Invalid or blank votes 9,536 6.50%
Totals 146,658 100.00%
NUP hold

Guimaras[edit]

Joaquin Carlos Nava is the incumbent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Guimaras
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Joaquin Carlos Rahman Nava 43,013 82.78%
Independent Tomas Junco, Jr. 1,257 2.42%
Independent Edwin Lim 288 0.55%
Margin of victory 41,756 80.32%
Invalid or blank votes 7,423 14.28%
Totals 51,981 100.00%
Liberal hold

Iloilo[edit]

1st District[edit]

Incumbent Janette Garin is term limited and is ineligible to run. Her husband, Vice Governor Oscar Garin, Jr. is running in her place.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Iloilo's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Oscar Garin, Jr. 76,128 62.54%
UNA Julieta Flores 32,519 26.71%
Margin of victory 43,609 35.82%
Invalid or blank votes 13,082 10.75%
Totals 121,729 100.00%
Liberal hold

2nd District[edit]

Augusto Syjuco, Jr. is the incumbent, he was defeated by pavia mayor Arcadio Gorriceta and rank 3 on election results.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Iloilo's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Arcadio Gorriceta 44,310 41.60%
Independent Salvador Cabaluna III 30,773 28.89%
UNA Augusto Syjuco, Jr. 23,404 21.97%
Margin of victory 13,537 12.71%
Invalid or blank votes 8,033 7.54%
Totals 106,520 100.00%
Liberal gain from UNA

3rd District[edit]

Arthur Defensor, Jr. is the incumbent

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Iloilo's 3rd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Arthur Defensor, Jr. 96,514 71.87%
UNA Francis Lavilla 23,394 17.42%
Margin of victory 73,120 54.45%
Invalid or blank votes 14,377 10.71%
Totals 134,285 100.00%
Liberal hold

4th District[edit]

Incumbent Ferjenel Biron is term limited and is ineligible to run. His brother, Hernan Biron, Jr. is running in his place. His opponent is former governor Niel Tupas, Sr.. If Tupas elected, he will join his son Niel, Jr. in the house separately.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Iloilo's 4th district
Party Candidate Votes %
UNA Hernan Biron, Jr. 73,528 46.14%
Liberal Niel Tupas, Sr. 70,834 44.45%
Margin of victory 2,694 1.69%
Invalid or blank votes 15,000 9.41%
Totals 159,362 100.00%
UNA hold

5th District[edit]

Niel Tupas, Jr. is the incumbent

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Iloilo's 5th District
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Niel Tupas, Jr. 101,851 62.62%
UNA Jett Roxas 44,324 27.25%
Margin of victory 57,527 35.37%
Invalid or blank votes 16,471 10.13%
Totals 162,646 100.00%
Liberal hold

Iloilo City[edit]

Iloilo City[edit]

Jerry Treñas is the incumbent. He will be facing off against former congressman Raul Gonzales, Jr.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Iloilo City
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Jerry Treñas 122,656 62.36%
UNA Raul Gonzales, Jr. 63,265 32.17%
Margin of victory 59,391 30.20%
Invalid or blank votes 10,763 5.47%
Totals 196,684 100.00%
Liberal hold


Negros Occidental[edit]

1st District[edit]

Jules Ledesma is Incumbent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Occidental's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Jules Ledesma 76,727 52.57%
PMP Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr. 47,922 32.83%
Aksyon Ernesto Librando 486 0.33%
Independent Leopoldo Sua 114 0.08%
Margin of victory 28,805 19.73%
Invalid or blank votes 20,710 14.19%
Totals 145,959 100.00%
NPC hold

2nd District[edit]

Alfredo Marañon III is term limited; he is running for the mayorship of Sagay; the National Unity Party named Leo Rafael Cueva as their nominee, he will be facing off against former Schools Division Superintendent of Cadiz City Otilia Galilea of the NPC.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Occidental's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
NUP Leo Rafael Cueva 55,836 58.90%
NPC Otilia Galilea 11,685 12.33%
Margin of victory 44,151 46.57%
Invalid or blank votes 26,282 27.72%
Totals 94,803 100.00%
NUP hold

3rd District[edit]

Alfredo Benitez is the incumbent. He will face former Representative Jose Carlos Lacson.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Occidental's 3rd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Alfredo Benitez 107,422 59.04%
Lakas Jose Carlos Lacson 58,268 32.02%
Margin of victory 49,154 24.31%
Invalid or blank votes 16,263 8.94%
Totals 181,953 100.00%
Liberal hold

4th District[edit]

Incumbent Jeffrey Ferrer's certificate of nomination was unilaterally withdrawn by the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) after he campaigned for Alfredo Marañon, Jr. of the United Negros Alliance in the gubernatorial election instead of NPC nominee Vice Governor Genaro Alvarez, Jr.[1] The NPC instead is supporting independent Ike Barredo's candidacy.[2]

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Occidental's 4th district
Party Candidate Votes %
United Negros Alliance Jeffrey Ferrer 91,457 54.80%
Independent Ike Barredo 61,499 36.85%
Independent Leonardo Erobas 570 0.35%
Margin of victory 29,958 17.95%
Invalid or blank votes 13,376 8.01%
Totals 166,902 100.00%

5th District[edit]

Alejandro Mirasol is the incumbent; he won in a special election that was called after erstwhile incumbent Iggy Arroyo died.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Occidental's 5th district
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Alejandro Mirasol 73,184 45.72%
Nacionalista Emilio Yulo III 70,161 43.83%
Margin of victory 3,023 1.89%
Invalid or blank votes 16,726 10.45%
Totals 160,071 100.00%
Liberal hold

6th District[edit]

Mercedes Alvarez is the incumbent.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Negros Occidental's 6th district
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Mercedes Alvarez 100,656 55.88%
NUP Philip Arles 53,295 29.59%
Margin of victory 47,361 26.29%
Invalid or blank votes 26,170 14.53%
Totals 180,121 100.00%
NPC hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellera work=Sun.Star Bacolod, Teresa (2012-12-12). "Lawmaker insists NPC withdrew nomination certificate". Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  2. ^ Gomez work=Visayan Daily Star, Carla (2013-02-10). "ECJ gives support to NPC Negros bets". Retrieved 2013-02-12.