Philippine Senate election, 1961

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Philippine Senate election, 1961
Philippines
← 1959 November 14, 1961 1963 →

8 (of the 24) seats in the Senate
13 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party Third party
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Leader Eulogio Rodriguez Ferdinand Marcos Raul Manglapus
Party Nacionalista Liberal Progressive
Leader's seat Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large
Seats before 20 4 0
Seats after 13 8 2
Seat change Decrease 7 Increase 4 Increase 2
Popular vote 17,834,477 14,988,931 6,577,698
Percentage 45.1% 37.9% 16.6%
Swing Decrease 5.0% Increase 6.2% Increase 7.4%

Senate President before election

Eulogio Rodriguez
Nacionalista

Elected Senate President

Eulogio Rodriguez
Nacionalista

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A senatorial election was held on November 14, 1961 in the Philippines. The two candidates of the Progressive Party, guest candidates of the Liberal Party, topped the election, while the Liberals themselves won four seats cutting the Nacionalista Party's majority to 13 seats in the 24-seat Philippine Senate.

Results[edit]

Per candidate[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 14, 1961 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes %
1 Raul Manglapus Progressive1 3,489,658 51.8%
2 Manuel Manahan Progressive1 3,088,040 45.8%
3 Lorenzo Sumulong Nacionalista 2,817,228 41.8%
4 Francisco Soc Rodrigo Liberal 2,710,322 40.2%
5 Gaudencio Antonino Liberal 2,636,420 39.1%
6 Camilo Osías Liberal 2,634,783 39.1%
7 Maria Kalaw Katigbak Liberal 2,546,147 37.8%
8 Jose Roy Nacionalista 2,443,110 36.3%
9 Tecla Ziga Liberal 2,318,518 34.4%
10 Quintin Paredes Nacionalista 2,206,064 32.7%
11 Pacita Madrigal-Gonzales Nacionalista 2,172,260 32.2%
12 Cesar Climaco Liberal 2,142,741 31.8%
13 Domocao Alonto Nacionalista 1,877,698 27.9%
14 Decoroso Rosales Nacionalista 1,863,560 27.7%
15 Pedro Sabido Nacionalista 1,746,698 25.9%
16 Angel Castaño Nacionalista 1,734,247 25.7%
17 Jose E. Romero Nacionalista 973,612 14.4%
18 Agustin Marking Independent 127,820 1.9%
19 Francisco Ofemaria Independent 41,084 0.6%
20 Ernesto Hidalgo Independent 1,878 0.0%
21 Leon Javinez Sr. Independent 339 0.0%
22 Jose Briones Independent 141 0.0%
Total turnout 6,738,805 79.4%
Total votes 39,572,377 N/A
Registered voters 8,483,568 100.0%
Note: A total of 22 candidates ran for senator. Source:[1]
^1 Liberal Party's guest candidate


Per party[edit]

Party Popular vote Seats
Total % Swing Won Before After % +/−
Nacionalista 17,834,477 45.1% Decrease 5.0% 2 19 13 54.2% Decrease 6
Liberal 14,988,940 37.9% Increase 6.2% 4 4 8 33.3% Increase 2
Progressive 6,577,698 16.6% Increase 7.4% 2 0 2 8.3% Increase 2
NCP 0 0.0% Decrease 5.9% 0 1 1 4.2% Steady
Independent 171,262 0.4% Decrease 2.5% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
Totals 39,572,377 100% 8 24 24 100.0% Steady

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christof Hartmann; Graham Hassall; Soliman M. Santos, Jr. (2001). Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz and Christof Hartmann, ed. Elections in Asia and the Pacific Vol. II. Oxford University Press. pp. 185–230. ISBN 0199249598. 

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