Legislative district of Southern Leyte

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The Legislative District of Southern Leyte is the representation of the Province of Southern Leyte in the Philippine House of Representatives. Prior to the election of Southern Leyte's own representative as an independent province, areas currently under the jurisdiction of the province were represented as part of Leyte's second and third districts from 1907 to 1931, and of the third district from 1931 to 1961. From 1978 to 1984 it was part of the representation of Region VIII.

Lone District[edit]

  • Population (2010): 399,137
Period Representative
5th Congress
1961–1965
Nicanor E. Yñiguez, Jr.
6th Congress
1965–1969
7th Congress
1969–1972
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
8th Congress
1987–1992
Roger G. Mercado
Rosette Y. Lerias1
9th Congress
1992–1995
Roger G. Mercado
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Aniceto G. Saludo, Jr.
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Roger G. Mercado
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Damian G. Mercado
17th Congress
2016–2019
Roger G. Mercado
^1 Replaced Roger G. Mercado as per House Electoral Tribunal decision on October 15, 1991.[1]

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References[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library