Legislative district of Tawi-Tawi

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The lone Legislative district of Tawi-Tawi is the representation of the Province of Tawi-Tawi in the Philippine House of Representatives. Tawi-Tawi was first granted its own representation in 1984, prior to it, it was part of the representation of Sulu until 1972, and Region IX from 1978 to 1984.

Lone District[edit]

  • Population (2007): 450,346
Period Representative/Assemblyman
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Celso J. Palma
8th Congress
1987–1992
Alawadin T. Bandon, Jr.
Romulo M. Espaldon[1]
9th Congress
1992–1995
Nur G. Jaafar
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
Soraya C. Jaafar
13th Congress
2004–2007
Anuar J. Abubakar
Nur G. Jaafar[2]
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Ruby M. Sahali

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Won election protest against Alawadin T. Bandon, Jr. on December 12, 1990. 8th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines
  2. ^ Won election protest against Anuar J. Abubakar on June 30, 2006. Jaafar wins protest vs Tawi-Tawi Rep. Abubakar
  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library