Philippine Senate election, 1967

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Philippine Senate election, 1967
Philippines
1965 ←
November 14, 1967
→ 1969

8 (of the 24) seats in the Senate
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Gil Puyat Ambrosio Padilla
Party Nacionalista Liberal
Leader's seat Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large
Seats before 11 12
Seats after 16 7
Seat change Increase 5 Decrease 5
Popular vote 27,237,424 18,094,284
Percentage 55.8% 37.0%
Swing Increase 11.9% Decrease 9.9%

Senate President before election

Gil Puyat
Nacionalista

Elected Senate President

Gil Puyat
Nacionalista

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A senatorial election were held on November 14, 1967 in the Philippines. The 1967 election for the members of the Philippine Senate were also known as the 1967 midterm election, as the date where the elected candidates take office falls halfway through President Ferdinand Marcos' four-year term. The administration Nacionalista Party won five seats in the Philippine Senate while the Liberal Party won three seats; the Nacionalistas got the majority in the Senate after having twelve of the 24 seats in the Senate prior to the election.

Results[edit]

Per party[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 14, 1967 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes %
1. Jose Roy Nacionalista 4,116,549 51.7%
2. Benigno Aquino, Jr. Liberal 3,940,529 49.5%
3. Magnolia Antonino1 Independent2 3,466,676 43.6%
4. Salvador Laurel Nacionalista 3,459,870 43.5%
5. Leonardo Perez Nacionalista 3,440,011 43.2%
6. Emmanuel Pelaez Nacionalista 3,437,135 43.2%
7. Lorenzo Teves Nacionalista 3,393,952 42.7%
8. Helena Z. Benitez Nacionalista 3,305,585 41.5%
9. Emilio Espinosa, Jr. Nacionalista 3,148,904 39.6%
10 Fernando R. Veloso Nacionalista 2,935,418 36.9%
11 Maria Kalaw Katigbak Liberal 2,434,856 30.6%
12 Francisco A. Rodrigo Liberal 2,153,849 27.1%
13 Felixberto Serrano Liberal 2,133,150 26.8%
14 Camilo Osías Liberal 1,991,663 25.0%
15 Hilarion Henares Jr. Liberal 1,959,639 24.6%
16 Roseller Lim Liberal 1,790,741 22.5%
17 Jose Briones Liberal 1,678,178 21.1%
18 Asaad Usman Independent3 33,642 0.4%
19 Antonio Mendoza Liberal 11,679 0.1%
20 Victorina Cruz Partido ng Bansa 7,584 0.1%
21 Marcelina Angeles Partido ng Bansa 3,104 0.0%
22 Paquito Alipio Partido ng Bansa 2,776 0.0%
23 Segundo Baldon Partido ng Bansa 2,516 0.0%
24 Victoriano Villaflor Partido ng Bansa 2,306 0.0%
25 Amado Ordinario Partido ng Bansa 2,011 0.0%
26 Jose Villavisa Partido ng Bansa 1,722 0.0%
27 Sergio Olidan Partido ng Bansa 1,538 0.0%
28 Francisco Quines Republican Party 269 0.0%
29 Cayetano Bartolini Independent 160 0.0%
Total turnout 7,957,019 81.7%
Total votes 48,856,012 N/A
Registered voters 9,744,604 100.0%
Note: A total of 29 candidates ran for senator. Source:[1]
^1 Magnolia W. Antonino officially used Mrs. Gaudencio Antonino in the election after she was chosen as a substitute to Gaudencio Antonino who died a day before election day.
^2 Nacionalista Party's guest candidate
^3 Liberal Party's guest candidate

Per party[edit]

Party Popular vote Seats
Total % Swing Won Before After % +/−
Nacionalista 27,237,424 55.8% Increase 11.9% 6 12 15 62.2% Increase 4
Liberal 18,094,284 37.0% Decrease 9.9% 1 11 7 45.1% Decrease 5
Partido ng Bansa 23,557 0.0% Increase 0.0% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
Republican 269 0.0% Increase 0.0% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
NCP 0 0.0% Decrease 6.1% 0 1 1 4.2% Steady
Independent 3,500,478 7.2% Increase 6.3% 1 0 1 4.2% Increase 1
Totals 48,856,012 100% 8 24 24 100.0% Steady

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christof Hartmann; Graham Hassall; Soliman M. Santos, Jr. (2001). Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz and Christof Hartmann, ed. Elections in Asia and the Pacific Vol. II. Oxford University Press. pp. 185–230. ISBN 0199249598. 

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