Puerto Rico Senatorial district II

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Map of Puerto Rico, highlighting Senatorial District II

Puerto Rico Senatorial District II, also known as the Senatorial District of Bayamón, is one of the eight senatorial districts of Puerto Rico. It is currently represented by Migdalia Padilla and Carmelo Ríos Santiago (both from the New Progressive Party).

District profile[edit]

The Senatorial District II covers the municipalities of Bayamón, Cataño, Toa Alta, Toa Baja, and some regions of Guaynabo. It has an approximate population of 459,805.[1]

In previous distributions, the territory covered by the Senatorial District II has changed. Originally, the District included both Toa Alta and Toa Baja, but in the 1991 redistribution, Toa Alta was assigned to the District of Arecibo.[2]

In the 2002 redistribution, Toa Alta was reassigned to the District, but some regions of Guaynabo were assigned to the District of San Juan.[3]

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2012[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Migdalia Padilla 106,133 25.73 -2.31
New Progressive Party (PNP) Carmelo Ríos Santiago 106, 125 25.73 -1.90
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Miguel Reyes Dávila 90,123 21.85
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) José Orlando Muñoz 89,939 21.80
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Víctor M. Caraballo 6,494 1.57
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) José A. Ojeda Santos 5,806 1.41
Movimiento Unión Soberanista (MUS) Carlos Alberto Velázquez 2,598 0.63
Worker's People Party of Puerto Rico (PPT) Ruth E. Arroyo Muñoz 2,559 0.62
Total votes 412,484 100%

2008[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2008[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Migdalia Padilla 122,265 28.04% +1.58
New Progressive Party (PNP) Carmelo Ríos Santiago 120,462 27.63 +1.57
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Ivette Grajales 86,452 19.83
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Georgie Cases 85,526 19.62
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Angel R. De Jesús Ortega 7,984 1.83
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Gladys Rivera Rodríguez 5,633 1.29
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Benedicto Colón Pérez 5,601 1.28
Total votes 435,993 100.0%

2004[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Migdalia Padilla 118,524 26.46% +1.66
New Progressive Party (PNP) Carmelo Ríos Santiago 116,703 26.06
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Jorge Zapata 93,931 20.97
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Harry Aponte Rivera 93,028 20.77
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) José E. Marrero 11,831 2.64
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Mario Maldonado Ramírez 11,768 2.63
Total votes 447,865 100.0%

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