Philippine House of Representatives elections, 1916

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Philippine House of Representatives elections, 1916
Philippines
1912 ←
October 3, 1916
→ 1919

All 90 seats of the House of Representatives
46 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
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Leader Sergio Osmeña
Party Nacionalista Progresista
Leader's seat Cebu–2nd
Seats before 62 16
Seats won 75 7
Seat change Increase 13 Decrease 9

Speaker before election

Sergio Osmeña
Nacionalista

Elected Speaker

Sergio Osmeña
Nacionalista

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The Elections for the Members of the Philippine Assembly were held on June 6, 1916 pursuant to the Philippine Organic Act of 1902 which prescribed elections for every three years. After the passage of the Jones Law on August 29, 1916 in where the Philippine Assembly would be replaced by the House of Representatives of the Philippines or the Lower House, the elected members of the Philippine Assembly would be automatically members of the new House of Representatives.

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the October 3, 1916 House of Representatives of the Philippines election results
Parties and coalitions Seats %
Partido Nacionalista 75 91.67
Partido Nacional Progresista 7 53.89
Democrata Nacional 2 51.11
Independent 6 53.33
Total 90 100.00
Source: Philippine Legislatures: 100 Years by Cesar Pobre

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