Philippine general election, 1995

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Legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 8, 1995. Filipinos protected the ballot boxes with their lives and campaigned against traditional politicians who used bribery, flying voters, violence, election rigging, stealing of ballot boxes, etc. The Philippine National Police (PNP) had listed five dead and listed more than 200 hotspots before the election and during the election day listed 300 hotspots.

Major Senatorial Candidates[edit]

Administration coalition[edit]

Lakas-Laban Coalition
Candidate Party
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
LDP
Rodolfo Biazon
LDP
Franklin Drilon
Lakas-NUCD
Juan Ponce Enrile
Nacionalista
Marcelo Fernan
LDP
Juan Flavier
Lakas-NUCD
Ramon Magsaysay, Jr.
Lakas-NUCD
Ramon Mitra, Jr.
LDP
Sergio Osmeña III
Lakas-NUCD
Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.
PDP-LABAN
Raul Roco
LDP
Francisco Tatad
LDP

Opposition coalition[edit]

Nationalist People's Coalition
Candidate Party
Rosemarie Arenas
NPC
Gaudencio Beduya
NPC
Anna Dominique Coseteng
NPC
Amanda T. Cruz
NPC
Ramon Fernandez
NPC
Gregorio Honasan
Independent
Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.
KBL
Adelisa A. Raymundo
NPC
Manuel C. Roxas
NPC
Miriam Defensor Santiago
PRP
Almarin C. Tillah
NPC
Arturo Tolentino
NPC

Note: Party affiliation based on Certificate of Candidacy.

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 8, 1995 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Coalition Party Votes %
1. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Lakas-Laban LDP 15,745,741 61.2%
2. Raul Roco Lakas-Laban LDP 12,509,736 48.6%
3. Ramon Magsaysay, Jr. Lakas-Laban Lakas 11,862,458 46.1%
4. Franklin Drilon Lakas-Laban Lakas 11,032,476 42.9%
5. Juan Flavier Lakas-Laban Lakas 10,748,528 41.8%
6. Miriam Defensor Santiago NPC PRP 9,497,231 36.9%
7. Sergio Osmeña III Lakas-Laban Lakas 9,390,935 36.5%
8. Francisco Tatad Lakas-Laban LDP 9,146,951 35.5%
9. Gregorio Honasan II1 NPC Independent 8,968,616 34.8%
10. Marcelo Fernan Lakas-Laban LDP 8,762,235 34.0%
11. Juan Ponce Enrile Lakas-Laban Nacionalista 8,701,191 33.8%
12. Anna Dominique Coseteng NPC NPC 8,700,278 33.8%
13. Ramon Mitra Lakas-Laban LDP 8,650,618 33.6%
14. Rodolfo Biazon Lakas-Laban LDP 8,587,338 33.4%
15. Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. Lakas-Laban PDP-Laban 8,522,148 33.1%
16. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. NPC KBL 8,168,768 31.7%
17. Arturo Tolentino NPC NPC 7,726,006 30.0%
18. Ramon Fernandez NPC NPC 3,572,604 13.9%
19. Rosemarie Arenas NPC NPC 3,178,837 12.4%
20. Manuel C. Roxas NPC NPC 2,455,764 9.5%
Total turnout 25,736,505 70.7%
Total votes 180,361,231 N/A
Registered voters 36,415,154 100.0%
Note: A total of 28 candidates ran for senator. Sources:[1][2]
^1 Guest candidate

Per party[edit]

Party/coalition Votes  % Seats won  %
LDP 63,402,619 36.0% 4 33.3%
Lakas 43,034,397 24.5% 4 33.3%
NPC 25,633,489 14.6% 1 8.3%
PRP 9,497,231 5.4% 1 8.3%
Independent 8,968,616 5.1% 1 8.3%
Lakas 8,701,191 4.9% 1 8.3%
PDP-Laban 8,522,148 4.8% 0 0.0%
KBL 8,168,768 4.6% 0 0.0%
Totals 175,928,459 100.0% 12 100.0%

For members of the House of Representatives[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 8, 1995 Philippine House of Representatives election results
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats won
Total  % Total  %
Lakas 7,811,625 40.7 100 49.0
NPC 2,342,378 12.2 22 10.8
LDP 2,079,611 10.8 17 8.3
Lakas-Laban coalition 1,998,810 10.4 25 12.3
Hybrid coalitions 989,723 5.2 0 0.0
Government coalition 923,731 4.8 9 4.4
Liberal 358,245 1.9 5 2.5
Opposition coalition 306,064 1.6 1 0.5
Others 274,845 1.4 14 6.9
KBL 183,256 1.0 1 0.5
Nacionalista 153,088 0.8 1 0.5
PMP 171,454 0.9 1 0.5
PRP 171,454 0.9 0 0.0
PDP-Laban 130,365 0.7 1 0.5
Independent 1,386,007 7.2 7 3.4
Total 19,280,656 100.0 204 100.0
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. 
  2. ^ SWS Media Release

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