Philippine general election, 1965

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Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 19, 1965, in the Philippines. Incumbent President Diosdado Macapagal lost his opportunity to get a second full term as President of the Philippines to Senate President Ferdinand Marcos. His running mate, Senator Gerardo Roxas lost to former Vice President Fernando Lopez. Emmanuel Pelaez did not run for vice president. An unprecedented twelve candidates ran for president; however, nine of those were nuisance candidates.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 19, 1965 Philippine presidential election results
Candidate Party Results
Votes %
Ferdinand Marcos Nacionalista 3,861,324 51.94%
Diosdado Macapagal Liberal 3,187,752 42.88%
Raul Manglapus Progressive 384,564 5.17%
Gaudencio Bueno New Leaf 199 0.01%
Aniceto A. Hidalgo NLP 156
Segundo B. Baldovi Partido ng Bansa 139
Nic V. Garces People’s Progressive Democratic 130
German F. Villanueva Independent 106
Guillermo M. Mercado Labor 27
Antonio Nicolas Jr. Allied 27
Blandino P. Ruan Philippine Pro-Socialist 6
Praxedes Floro Independent 1
Valid votes 7,434,431 97.7%
Invalid votes 175,620 2.3%
Votes cast 7,610,051 76.4%
Registered voters 9,962,345 100.00%

Vice-President[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 19, 1965 Philippine vice presidential election results
Candidate Party Results
Votes %
Fernando Lopez Nacionalista 3,531,550 48.48%
Gerardo Roxas Liberal 3,504,826 48.11%
Manuel Manahan Progressive 247,426 3.40%
Gonzalo D. Vasquez RPP 644 0.01%
Severo Capales NLP 193 0.01%
Eleodoro Salvador Partido ng Bansa 172
Valid votes 7,284,811 95.7%
Invalid votes 325,240 4.3%
Votes cast 7,610,051 76.4%
Registered voters 9,962,345 100.00%

Senate[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 19, 1965 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes %
1 Jovito Salonga Liberal 3,629,834 47.7%
2 Alejandro Almendras Nacionalista 3,472,689 45.6%
3 Genaro Magsaysay Nacionalista 3,463,459 45.5%
4 Sergio Osmeña, Jr. Liberal 3,234,966 42.5%
5 Eva Estrada-Kalaw Nacionalista 3,190,700 41.9%
6 Dominador Aytona Nacionalista 3,037,666 39.9%
7 Lorenzo Tañada NCP 3,014,618 39.6%
8 Wenceslao Lagumbay Nacionalista 2,972,525 39.1%
9 Cesar Climaco Liberal 2,968,958 39.0%
10 Estanislao Fernandez Liberal 2,846,320 37.4%
11 Constancio Castañeda Nacionalista 2,814,032 37.0%
12 Ramon Bagatsing Liberal 2,774,621 36.5%
13 Bartolome Cabangbang Nacionalista 2,668,431 35.1%
14 Alejandro Roces Liberal 2,663,852 35.0%
15 Ramon Diaz Liberal 2,620,073 34.4%
16 Lucas Paredes Liberal 2,419,573 31.8%
17 Vicente Araneta Progressive 500,795 6.6%
18 Amelio Mutuc Independent 413,074 5.4%
19 Jose Feria Progressive 335,119 4.4%
20 Benjamin Gaston Progressive 149,057 2.0%
21 Dionisio Ojeda Progressive 143,681 1.9%
22 Magdaleno Estrada New Leaf Party 8,766 0.1%
23 Epifanio Talania Partido ng Bansa 3,007 0.0%
24 Vicente Baldovino Partido ng Bansa 1,945 0.0%
25 German Carbonel Partido ng Bansa 1,830 0.0%
26 Toribia S. Valino Partido ng Bansa 1,750 0.0%
27 Jose Villavisa Partido ng Bansa 1,604 0.0%
28 Teodoro Gosuico Sr. Partido ng Bansa 1,153 0.0%
29 Genovevo Baynosa New Leaf Party 1,101 0.0%
30 Leoncio Wico Pagdanganan Partido ng Bansa 113 0.0%
Total turnout 7,610,051 76.4%
Total votes 49,355,332 N/A
Registered voters 9,962,345 100.0%
Note: A total of 30 candidates ran for senator. Source:[1]

House of Representatives[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 19, 1965 Philippine House of Representatives election results
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats won
Total  % Swing Total  % +/−
Liberal 3,721,460 51.32% Increase 17.61% 61 58.65% Increase 32
Nacionalista 3,028,224 41.76% Decrease 19.26% 38 36.54% Decrease 36
Independent Liberal 107,001 1.48% Increase 0.74% 0 0.00% Steady
Independent Nacionalista 71,955 0.99% Increase 0.37% 0 0.00% Steady
Progressive 41,983 0.58% Increase 0.58% 0 0.00% Steady
Young Philippines 12,479 0.18% Increase 0.18% 0 0.00% Steady
Republican 85 0.00% Increase 0.00% 0 0.00% Steady
Independent 268,327 3.70% Decrease 0.08% 5 4.81% Increase 4
Totals 7,251,514 100.00% -- 104 100.00% Increase 2
Source: Teehankee, Julio. "Electoral Politics in the Philippines". quezon.ph. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 

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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