List of vice governors of Cebu

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Vice Governor of Cebu
Gov Hilario Davide III Official Cebu Prof (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Hilario Davide III

since June 30, 2019
SeatCebu Provincial Capitol
NominatorPolitical party
Term length3 years
Up to three terms
Inaugural holderJulio A. Llorente
FormationJune 18, 1898

The Vice Governor of Cebu (Filipino: Pangalawang Punong Lalawigan ng Cebu) is the presiding officer of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, the legislature of the provincial government of Cebu, Philippines.[1]

The current vice governor is Hilario Davide III, under Liberal Party. He previously served as Governor of Cebu for two consecutive terms from 2013 to 2019 and was a member of the City Council representing Cebu City's North District from 2004 to 2007 and again from 2007 to 2010.

History[edit]

On June 18, 1898, then President Emilio Aguinaldo promulgated a decree delegating Julio A. Llorente and Segundo Singson as Vice Governor of the Cebu province.[2]

From an appointive position, the office of the Vice Governor become an elective post. The first election to vote for the Vice Governor was conducted in 1959 where Francisco Remotigue won, becoming the first elected Cebu Vice Governor.[3]

List of Vice Governors of Cebu[edit]

The following is the list of past and incumbent Cebu Vice Governors:[2]

Vice Governor Term Place of Origin Ref
1 Julio A. Llorente 1899–1899 Argao, Cebu [2]
2 Segundo Singson 1899–1900 [2]
3 Francisco Emilio F. Remotigue 1960–1961 Argao, Cebu [2]
4 Priscillano Almendaras 1963–1967 [2]
5 Osmundo G. Rama 1968–1969 [2]
6 Pablo P. Garcia 1970–1971 [2]
7 Salutario J. Fernandez 1972–1975 [2]
8 Ramon D. Durano III 1980–1984 Danao, Cebu [2]
9 Beatriz D. Calderon 1985–1986 [2]
10 Democrito C. Barcenas 1986–1987 [2]
11 Enrique P. Rama 1988–1992 [2]
12 Apolonio A. Abines Jr. 1992–1998 [2]
13 Fernando S. Celeste 1998–2001 [2]
14 John Gregory H. Osmeña Jr. 2001–2004 [2]
15 Gregorio G. Sanchez Jr. 2004–2011 Tuburan, Cebu [2]
16 Agnes A. Magpale 2011–2019 Danao, Cebu [2]
17 Hilario P. Davide III 2019–2022 Cebu City, Cebu [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Book I - Title Two - Chapter 3: Local Legislation". www.comelec.gov.ph. Commission on Election. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r The history of Cebu, Philippines. Cebu (Philippines : Province),, University of San Carlos. Cebu City. ISBN 9789719972235. OCLC 953176470.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Tinga, Pablo S. (2009). Cebu: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. Cebu City: Saint Jude Book Publisher. p. 36.
  4. ^ "Davide vows to 'support' Gwen's agenda for Cebu". cebudailynews.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2019-05-26.