Philippine Senate election, 1965

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Philippine Senate election, 1965
Philippines
← 1963 November 9, 1965 1967 →

8 (of the 24) seats in the Senate
13 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Arturo Tolentino portrait.jpg
Leader Arturo Tolentino Ambrosio Padilla Lorenzo Tañada
Party Nacionalista Liberal NCP
Leader's seat Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large
Seats before 11 10 1
Seats after 11 10 1
Seat change  Steady   Steady   Steady 
Popular vote 21,619,502 23,158,197 3,014,618
Percentage 43.8% 46.9% 6.1%
Swing Decrease 6.4% Decrease 2.8% Increase 6.1%

Senate President before election

Ferdinand Marcos
Nacionalista

Elected Senate President

Arturo Tolentino
Nacionalista

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A senatorial election was held on November 9, 1965 in the Philippines. The Nacionalista Party wrestled back control of the Senate; originally a Liberal, Senate President Ferdinand Marcos defected to the Nacionalistas, became their presidential candidate and won this year's election. The Nacionalistas also won 5 of the 8 seats contested in this year's Senate election to get the plurality (12) of the seats in the 24-member senate.

Results[edit]

Per candidate[edit]

e • d Summary of the November 9, 1965 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes %
1 Jovito Salonga Liberal 3,629,834 47.7%
2 Alejandro Almendras Nacionalista 3,472,689 45.6%
3 Genaro Magsaysay Nacionalista 3,463,459 45.5%
4 Sergio Osmeña, Jr. Liberal 3,234,966 42.5%
5 Eva Estrada-Kalaw Nacionalista 3,190,700 41.9%
6 Dominador Aytona Nacionalista 3,037,666 39.9%
7 Lorenzo Tañada NCP 3,014,618 39.6%
8 Wenceslao Lagumbay Nacionalista 2,972,525 39.1%
9 Cesar Climaco Liberal 2,968,958 39.0%
10 Estanislao Fernandez Liberal 2,846,320 37.4%
11 Constancio Castañeda Nacionalista 2,814,032 37.0%
12 Ramon Bagatsing Liberal 2,774,621 36.5%
13 Bartolome Cabangbang Nacionalista 2,668,431 35.1%
14 Alejandro Roces Liberal 2,663,852 35.0%
15 Ramon Diaz Liberal 2,620,073 34.4%
16 Lucas Paredes Liberal 2,419,573 31.8%
17 Vicente Araneta Progressive 500,795 6.6%
18 Amelio Mutuc Independent 413,074 5.4%
19 Jose Feria Progressive 335,119 4.4%
20 Benjamin Gaston Progressive 149,057 2.0%
21 Dionisio Ojeda Progressive 143,681 1.9%
22 Magdaleno Estrada New Leaf Party 8,766 0.1%
23 Epifanio Talania Partido ng Bansa 3,007 0.0%
24 Vicente Baldovino Partido ng Bansa 1,945 0.0%
25 German Carbonel Partido ng Bansa 1,830 0.0%
26 Toribia S. Valino Partido ng Bansa 1,750 0.0%
27 Jose Villavisa Partido ng Bansa 1,604 0.0%
28 Teodoro Gosuico Sr. Partido ng Bansa 1,153 0.0%
29 Genovevo Baynosa New Leaf Party 1,101 0.0%
30 Leoncio Wico Pagdanganan Partido ng Bansa 113 0.0%
Total turnout 7,610,051 76.4%
Total votes 49,355,332 N/A
Registered voters 9,962,345 100.0%
Note: A total of 30 candidates ran for senator. Source:[1]

Per party[edit]

Party Popular vote Seats
Total % Swing Won Before After % +/−
Liberal 23,158,197 46.9% Decrease 2.8% 5 11 11 45.1% Steady
Nacionalista 21,619,502 43.8% Decrease 6.4% 2 12 12 50.0% Steady
NCP 3,014,618 6.1% Increase 6.1% 1 1 1 4.2% Steady
Progressive 1,128,675 2.3% Increase 2.3% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
Partido ng Bansa 11,402 0.0% Increase 0.0% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
New Leaf 9,867 0.0% Increase 0.0% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
Independent 413,071 0.8% Increase 0.8% 0 0 0 0.0% Steady
Totals 49,355,332 100% 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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