Philippine Senate election, 1992

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Philippine Senate election, 1992
Philippines
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May 11, 1992
→ 1995

All 24 seats in the Senate
13 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Ernesto Maceda.jpg
Leader Neptali Gonzales Ernesto Maceda
Party LDP NPC
Leader's seat Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large
Seats before 6 0
Seats after 16 5
Seat change Increase 10 Increase 5
Popular vote 124,399,291 48,956,459
Percentage 45.0 17.7

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader Leticia Ramos-Shahani Wigberto Tañada
Party Lakas Liberal
Leader's seat Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large
Seats before 0 9
Seats after 2 1
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 8
Popular vote 48,658,631 19,158,013
Percentage 17.6 6.9

Senate President before election

Neptali Gonzales
LDP

Elected Senate President

Neptali Gonzales
LDP

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The senatorial election was held in the Philippines on May 11, 1992. This was the first general election (where all positions are contested) under the 1987 Philippine Constitution. An estimated 80,000 candidates ran for 17,000 posts from the presidency down to municipal councilors.

Under the transitory provisions of the Philippine constitution, 24 senators were elected in this election. The first 12 senators who garnered the highest votes would have a 6 six year term while the next 12 senators would have a 3 year term. Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) got a large share in the Senate race. TV personality and Former Quezon City Vice Mayor Vicente Sotto III (also known as Tito Sotto) got the highest number of votes.

Candidates[edit]

These are the following tickets:

Result[edit]

Seats
16
5
2
1
Votes
45.0%
17.7%
17.6%

Tally of votes[edit]

The first 12 elected candidates were to serve from June 30, 1992 until June 30, 1998 while the following 12 elected candidates were to serve from June 30, 1992 until June 30, 1995.


e • d Summary of the May 11, 1992 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes
1 Tito Sotto LDP 11,792,121
2 Ramon Revilla, Sr. LDP 8,321,278
3 Edgardo Angara LDP 8,019,011
4 Ernesto Herrera LDP 7,219,170
5 Alberto Romulo LDP 6,824,256
6 Ernesto Maceda NPC 6,820,717
7 Orly Mercado LDP 6,691,132
8 Neptali Gonzales LDP 6,578,582
9 Leticia Ramos Shahani Lakas 6,578,582
10 Heherson Alvarez LDP 6,360,898
11 Blas Ople LDP 6,024,930
12 Freddie Webb LDP 5,929,426
13 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo LDP 5,858,950
14 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. LDP 5,830,044
15 Santanina Rasul Lakas 5,546,803
16 Jose Lina, Jr. LDP 5,064,291
17 Anna Dominique Coseteng NPC 5,008,981
18 Arturo Tolentino NPC 4,929,625
19 Raul Roco LDP 4,884,455
20 Rodolfo Biazon LDP 4,863,752
21 Wigberto Tañada Liberal-PDP-LABAN 4,492,718
22 Francisco Tatad NPC 4,487,896
23 John Henry Osmeña NPC 4,408,145
24 Agapito Aquino LDP 3,964,966
25 Silvestre Bello III Lakas 3,964,000
26 Carlos Padilla, Jr. LDP 3,828,679
27 Alexander Aguirre NPC 3,755,837
28 Mamintal Tamano LDP 3,642,828
29 Jose Concepcion, Jr. LDP 3,598,935
30 Alfredo Rafael Bengzon Lakas 3,559,202
31 Francisco Sumulong Lakas 3,167,838
32 Estelito Mendoza NPC 3,122,467
33 Victor Ziga Liberal-PDP-LABAN 3,151,251
34 Sotero Laurel Nacionalista 3,002,874
35 Francisco Chavez Lakas 2,948,912
Source: Philippine Commission on Elections

Per party[edit]

Party/coalition Votes  % Seats won  %
LDP 124,399,291 45.0% 16 66.7%
NPC 48,956,459 17.7% 5 20.8%
Lakas 48,658,631 17.6% 2 8.3%
Liberal/PDP-Laban 19,158,013 6.9% 1 4.2%
Nacionalista 14,499,923 5.2% 0 0.0%
KBL 12,691,686 4.6% 0 0.0%
PRP 6,141,565 2.2% 0 0.0%
PMP 1,423,994 0.5% 0 0.0%
Independents 515,927 0.2% 0 0.0%
Totals 276,445,489 100.0% 24 100.0%
Source: "Electoral Politics in the Philippines". quezon.ph. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 

Political Parties in 1992[edit]

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