List of senators elected in the Philippine Senate election, 2007

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The 2007 Senate election in the Philippines occurred on May 14, 2007 to elect one-half of the Senate. The senators elected in 2007, together with those elected on 2004, will comprise the Senate's delegation in the 14th Congress.

Manner of election[edit]

Voting for senators is via nationwide, at-large basis via plurality-at-large voting system. A voter has twelve votes: the voter can vote less than twelve but not more than it. Then votes are tallied nationwide and the twelve candidates with the highest number of votes are elected to the Senate. The Commission on Elections administers elections for the Senate, with the Senate Electoral Tribunal deciding election disputes after a Senator has taken office.

Senators elected in 2007[edit]

  • Key: Boldface: incumbent, italicized: neophyte senator
Place Senator Party Coalition Voted at* Date proclaimed Religion Prior congressional and elective executive positions Born
1st Loren Legarda NPC Genuine Opposition Malabon June 3, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (1998–2004) 1960
2nd Ping Lacson UNO Genuine Opposition Imus, Cavite June 3, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (2001–07) 1948
3rd Manny Villar Nacionalista Genuine Opposition Las Piñas June 3, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (2001–07), member of the House of Representatives from Las Piñas' district (1992–2001; Speaker, 1998–2000) 1949
4th Kiko Pangilinan Liberal None Quezon City June 3, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (2001–07) 1963
5th Chiz Escudero NPC Genuine Opposition Sorsogon City, Sorsogon June 6, 2007 Roman Catholicism Member of the House of Representatives from Sorsogon's 1st district (1998–2007) 1969
6th Benigno Aquino Liberal Genuine Opposition Tarlac City, Tarlac June 6, 2007 Roman Catholicism Member of the House of Representatives from Tarlac's 2nd district (1998–2007) 1960
7th Edgardo Angara LDP TEAM Unity Baler, Aurora June 6, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (1987–98, 2001–07; Senate President, 1993–95) 1934
8th Joker Arroyo KAMPI TEAM Unity Makati June 6, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (2001–07), member of the House of Representatives from Makati's 1st district (1992–2001) 1927
9th Alan Cayetano Nacionalista Genuine Opposition Taguig June 6, 2007 Evangelical Christianity Member of the House of Representatives from Taguig and Pateros's district (1998–2007) 1970
10th Gringo Honasan Independent None Marikina June 6, 2007 Roman Catholicism Senator (1995–2004) 1948
11th Antonio Trillanes UNO Genuine Opposition Caloocan June 15, 2007 Roman Catholicism 1971
12th Koko Pimentel PDP-Laban Genuine Opposition Cagayan de Oro August 11, 2011 Roman Catholicism 1964

*Senators are elected on a nationwide, at-large basis.

a b Pimentel was declared the winner after the Senate Electoral Tribunal ruled in favor of his electoral protest against Zubiri, who had resigned in August 3, 2011.

Changes[edit]

These are the changes in membership after the proclamation of winners:

Party Former representative Left office Cause Special election Party New representative Took office
Liberal Benigno Aquino III June 30, 2010 Resignation None To be filled at the 2013 election.
Independent Juan Miguel Zubiri August 3, 2011 Resignation None PDP-Laban Aquilino Pimentel III August 15, 2011