Philippine general election, 1998

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Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 11, 1998. In the presidential election, Vice President Joseph Estrada won a six-year term as President by a landslide victory. In the vice-presidential race, Senator Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo won a six-year term as Vice President also by a landslide victory. This was the third election where both president and vice president came from different parties.

Results[edit]

For president[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine presidential election results
Candidate Party Results
Votes %
Joseph Estrada LAMMP 10,722,295 39.86%
Jose de Venecia Lakas 4,268,483 15.87%
Raul Roco Aksyon 3,720,212 13.83%
Emilio Osmeña PROMDI 3,347,631 12.44%
Alfredo Lim Liberal 2,344,362 8.71%
Renato de Villa Reporma-LM 1,308,352 4.86%
Miriam Defensor Santiago PRP 797,206 2.96%
Juan Ponce Enrile Independent 343,139 1.28%
Santiago Dumlao Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 32,212 0.12%
Manuel Morato Partido Bansang Marangal 18,644 0.07%
Valid votes 26,902,536 91.9%
Invalid votes 2,383,239 8.1%
Votes cast 29,285,775 86.5%
Registered voters 33,873,665 100.00%

For vice-president[edit]

Vice presidential election per province/city.
e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine vice presidential election results
Candidate Party Results
Votes %
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Lakas 12,667,252 49.56%
Edgardo Angara LDP 5,652,068 22.11%
Oscar Orbos Reporma-LM 3,321,779 13.00%
Sergio Osmeña III Liberal 2,351,462 9.20%
Francisco Tatad PRP/Gabay Bayan 745,389 2.92%
Ismael Sueño PROMDI 537,677 2.10%
Irene Santiago Aksyon 240,210 0.94%
Camilo Sabio Partido Bansang Marangal 22,010 0.09%
Reynaldo Pacheco Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 21,422 0.08%
Valid votes 25,539,269 87.3%
Invalid votes 3,726,506 12.7%
Votes cast 29,285,775 86.5%
Registered voters 33,873,665 100.00%

For senator[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Senate of the Philippines election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes %
1. Loren Legarda Lakas 14,933,965 51.0%
2. Renato Cayetano Lakas 13,177,584 45.0%
3. Tito Sotto LDP 11,520,678 39.3%
4. Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. PDP-Laban 10,227,765 34.9%
5. Robert Barbers Lakas 9,768,045 33.4%
6. Rodolfo Biazon LDP 9,352,964 31.9%
7. Blas Ople LDP 9,278,448 31.7%
8. John Henry Osmeña NPC 9,242,652 31.6%
9. Robert Jaworski PMP 8,968,616 30.6%
10. Ramon Revilla, Sr. Lakas 8,683,500 29.7%
11. Teofisto Guingona, Jr. Lakas 7,325,343 25.0%
12. Teresa Aquino-Oreta LDP 7,238,086 24.7%
13. Roberto Pagdanganan Lakas 6,938,178 23.7%
14. Ruben Torres Independent 6,923,821 23.6%
15. Edcel Lagman LDP 6,831,441 23.3%
16. Santanina Rasul Lakas 6,695,955 22.9%
17. Rolando Andaya Lakas 5,722,871 19.5%
18. Roberto F. de Ocampo Lakas 5,663,401 19.3%
19. Lisandro Abadia Lakas 5,426,378 18.5%
20. Haydee Yorac Reporma-LM 4,618,565 15.8%
21. Ricardo Gloria Lakas 4,589,190 15.7%
22. Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. LDP 4,540,475 15.5%
23. Freddie Webb LDP 4,514,475 15.4%
24. Hernando Perez Lakas 4,336,969 14.8%
25. Rey Langit Reporma-LM 3,930,085 13.4%
26. Raul Daza Liberal 2,995,851 10.2%
27. Miguel Luis Romero LDP 2,781,973 9.5%
28. Charito Plaza Liberal 2,433,272 8.3%
29. Roy Señeres Reporma-LM 1,165,455 4.0%
30. Gerry Geronimo Reporma-LM 871,518 3.0%
31. Hadja Putri Zorayda Tamano Reporma-LM 855,738 2.9%
32. Roberto Sebastian Reporma-LM 721,824 2.5%
33. Jose Villegas Reporma-LM 608,186 2.1%
34. Renato Garcia Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 554,818 1.9%
35. David Castro Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 436,779 1.5%
36. Ludovico Badoy Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 388,465 1.3%
37. Oliver Lozano Independent 352,037 1.2%
38. Abraham Iribani Reporma-LM 319,410 1.1%
39. Eduardo Bondoc Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 202,217 0.7%
40. Fred Henry Marallag Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 106,496 0.4%
Total turnout 29,285,775 86.5%
Total votes 206,248,556 N/A
Registered voters 205,243,489 100.0%
Note: A total of 40 candidates ran for senator. Source: COMELEC

Per party[edit]

Party/coalition Votes  % Seats won  %
Lakas 93,261,379 45.4% 5 41.7%
LDP 56,058,540 27.3% 4 33.3%
Reporma-LM 13,090,781 6.4% 0 0.0%
PDP-Laban 10,227,765 5.0% 1 8.3%
NPC 9,242,652 4.5% 1 8.3%
PMP 8,968,616 4.4% 1 8.3%
Independents 7,275,858 3.5% 0 0.0%
Liberal 5,429,123 2.6% 0 0.0%
Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 1,688,775 0.8% 0 0.0%
Totals 205,243,489 100.0% 12 100.0%

For members of the House of Representatives[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine House of Representatives election results
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats won
Total  % Total  %
Lakas 11,981,024 49.0 111 50.2
LAMMP 6,520,744 26.7 55 24.9
Liberal 1,773,124 7.3 15 6.8
NPC 998,239 4.1 9 4.1
Reporma-LM 966,653 4.0 4 1.8
PROMDI 586,954 2.3 4 1.8
PDP-Laban 134,331 0.5 0 0.0
Ompia Party 46,462 0.2 1 0.5
Others 495,090 2.0 4 1.8
Independent 834,934 3.4 2 0.9
Total 24,444,398 100.0 206 93.2
Source: Teehankee, Julio. "Electoral Politics in the Philippines". quezon.ph. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 

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