Puerto Rico Senatorial district III

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Map of Puerto Rico, highlighting Senatorial District III

Puerto Rico Senatorial District III, also known as the Senatorial District of Arecibo, is one of the eight senatorial districts of Puerto Rico. It is currently represented by José Pérez Rosa and Angel Martínez (both from the New Progressive Party).

District profile[edit]

The Senatorial District III has an approximate population of 470,250.[1] It covers the following municipalities:

In previous distributions, the territory covered by the Senatorial District III has changed. In 1983, the District included the municipalities of Isabela and Morovis. In the 1991 redistribution, Isabela was assigned to the District of Mayagüez and Morovis to the District of Guayama. Meanwhile Toa Alta was assigned to Arecibo.[2]

In the 2002 redistribution, Morovis was reassigned to the district while Toa Alta was reassigned to the District of Bayamón.[3]

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2012[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Angel "Chayanne" Martínez 117,857 24.68 -1.53
New Progressive Party (PNP) José "Joito" Pérez 117,297 24.56
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Wanda Arroyo 114,871 24.06
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Rubén Soto 112,674 23.60
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Jaime Bonel González 5,314 1.11 +0.23
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Luis Cruz 5,142 1.08
Movimiento Unión Soberanista (MUS) Rafael Capella Angueira 1,735 0.36
Total votes 477,521 100%

2008[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2008[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Angel "Chayanne" Martínez 129,333 26.21%
New Progressive Party (PNP) José Emilio González 128,799 26.10
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) María Elena Pérez 107,805 21.84
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Américo Martínez 106,009 21.48
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) José Radamés Fuentes 5,135 1.04
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Antonio Fernández Santiago 5,034 1.02
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Rubén Marín Miranda 4,380 0.89
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Jaime Bonel González 4,350 0.88
Total votes 493,522 100.0%

2004[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) José Emilio González 123,570 24.81%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Víctor David Loubriel 123,503 24.80
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Lucy Molinari 116,939 23.48
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Rafael Rodríguez Vargas 114,861 23.06
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Damaris Mangual Vélez 9,074 1.82
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Josué Correa Colón 7,824 1.57
Total votes 497,990 100.0%

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