Philippine presidential election, 1965

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Philippine presidential election, 1965
Philippines
1961 ←
November 19, 1965 → 1969

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Nominee Ferdinand E. Marcos Diosdado Macapagal
Party Nacionalista Liberal
Running mate Fernando Lopez Gerardo M. Roxas
Popular vote 3,861,324 3,187,752
Percentage 51.94% 42.88%

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Election results per province/city.

President before election

Diosdado Macapagal
Liberal

Elected President

Ferdinand E. Marcos
Nacionalista

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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.

This was the first election where all of the major presidential candidates were born after the Spanish colonization of the Philippines.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Final Official Congressional Canvass

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%

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