Philippine legislative election, 1935

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Philippine legislative election, 1935
1931 ←
September 15, 1935 → 1938

All 98 seats in the National Assembly
50 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party Third party
Leader Gil Montilla N/A
Party Nacionalista-Pro-Independencia Nacionalista-Consolidato N/A
Leader's seat Negros Oriental–2nd
Last election 70 seats 19 seats 3 seats
Seats won 64 seats 19 seats 15 seats
Seat change Decrease 6 0 Increase 12

Speaker before election

Quintin Paredes

Elected Speaker

Gil Montilla

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The Elections for the Members of the National Assembly were held on September 15, 1935 pursuant to the Tydings–McDuffie Act which established the Commonwealth of the Philippines The leaders of the ruling Nacionalista Party, Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña reconciled and became running mates in the presidential election but their supporters, the Pro-Independencias and the Consolidatos respectively, effectively were two separate parties at the National Assembly elections.

With the Senate abolished, the National Assembly became a unicameral legislature.


e • d Summary of the 17 September 1935 Philippine National Assembly election results
Parties and coalitions % Seats
Nacionalista (Quezon Wing) 65.31 64
Nacionalista (Osmeña Wing) 19.39 19
Independent 15.30 15
Total 100.00 98
Source: Assembly of the Nation