Philippine Senate election, 1998

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Philippine Senate election, 1998
Philippines
1995 ←
May 11, 1998 → 2001

12 (of the 24) seats in the Senate
13 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
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Leader Marcelo Fernan Teofisto Guingona
Party LDP Lakas
Alliance LAMMP Lakas
Leader's seat Nationwide at-large Nationwide at-large
Seats before 16 5
Seats won 7 5
Seats after 12 12
Seat change Decrease 4 Increase 7
Popular vote 91,421,394 93,261,379
Percentage 44.5% 45.4%

Senate President before election

Neptali Gonzales
LDP

Elected Senate President

Marcelo Fernan
LDP

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The senatorial election was held in the Philippines on May 11, 1998. The two main competing coalitions in the senatorial election were the Lakas-NUCD-UMDP and the Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino (LAMMP; Struggle of the Nationalist Filipino Masses)-led coalition composed of the Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP), Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP), the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) and PDP-Laban. The two coalitions split the 12 contested seats 7–5 in favor of LAMMP.

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Senate of the Philippines election result
Rank Candidate Party Votes %
1. Loren Legarda Lakas 14,933,965 51.0%
2. Renato Cayetano Lakas 13,177,584 45.0%
3. Tito Sotto LDP 11,520,678 39.3%
4. Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. PDP-Laban 10,227,765 34.9%
5. Robert Barbers Lakas 9,768,045 33.4%
6. Rodolfo Biazon LDP 9,352,964 31.9%
7. Blas Ople LDP 9,278,448 31.7%
8. John Henry Osmeña NPC 9,242,652 31.6%
9. Robert Jaworski PMP 8,968,616 30.6%
10. Ramon Revilla, Sr. Lakas 8,683,500 29.7%
11. Teofisto Guingona, Jr. Lakas 7,325,343 25.0%
12. Teresa Aquino-Oreta LDP 7,238,086 24.7%
13. Roberto Pagdanganan Lakas 6,938,178 23.7%
14. Ruben Torres Independent 6,923,821 23.6%
15. Edcel Lagman LDP 6,831,441 23.3%
16. Santanina Rasul Lakas 6,695,955 22.9%
17. Rolando Andaya Lakas 5,722,871 19.5%
18. Roberto F. de Ocampo Lakas 5,663,401 19.3%
19. Lisandro Abadia Lakas 5,426,378 18.5%
20. Haydee Yorac Reporma-LM 4,618,565 15.8%
21. Ricardo Gloria Lakas 4,589,190 15.7%
22. Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. LDP 4,540,475 15.5%
23. Freddie Webb LDP 4,514,475 15.4%
24. Hernando Perez Lakas 4,336,969 14.8%
25. Rey Langit Reporma-LM 3,930,085 13.4%
26. Raul Daza Liberal 2,995,851 10.2%
27. Miguel Luis Romero LDP 2,781,973 9.5%
28. Charito Plaza Liberal 2,433,272 8.3%
29. Roy Señeres Reporma-LM 1,165,455 4.0%
30. Gerry Geronimo Reporma-LM 871,518 3.0%
31. Hadja Putri Zorayda Tamano Reporma-LM 855,738 2.9%
32. Roberto Sebastian Reporma-LM 721,824 2.5%
33. Jose Villegas Reporma-LM 608,186 2.1%
34. Renato Garcia Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 554,818 1.9%
35. David Castro Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 436,779 1.5%
36. Ludovico Badoy Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 388,465 1.3%
37. Oliver Lozano Independent 352,037 1.2%
38. Abraham Iribani Reporma-LM 319,410 1.1%
39. Eduardo Bondoc Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 202,217 0.7%
40. Fred Henry Marallag Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 106,496 0.4%
Total turnout 29,285,775 86.5%
Total votes 206,248,556 N/A
Registered voters 205,243,489 100.0%
Note: A total of 40 candidates ran for senator. Source: COMELEC

Per coalition[edit]

Coalition Votes  % Seats won  %
Lakas 93,261,379 45.4% 5 41.7%
LAMMP 91,421,394 44.5% 7 58.3%
Reporma-LM 13,090,781 6.4% 0 0.0%
Liberal 5,429,123 2.6% 0 0.0%
Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 1,688,775 0.8% 0 0.0%
Independents not in tickets 352,037 0.2% 0 0.0%
Totals 205,243,489 100.0% 12 100.0%

Per party[edit]

Party Votes  % Seats won  %
Lakas 93,261,379 45.4% 5 41.7%
LDP 56,058,540 27.3% 4 33.3%
Reporma-LM 13,090,781 6.4% 0 0.0%
PDP-Laban 10,227,765 5.0% 1 8.3%
NPC 9,242,652 4.5% 1 8.3%
PMP 8,968,616 4.4% 1 8.3%
Independents 7,275,858 3.5% 0 0.0%
Liberal 5,429,123 2.6% 0 0.0%
Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 1,688,775 0.8% 0 0.0%
Totals 205,243,489 100.0% 12 100.0%

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