Philippine general election, 1995

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Legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 8, 1995. Filipinos protected the ballot boxes with their lives and campaigned against traditional politicians who used bribery, flying voters, violence, election rigging, stealing of ballot boxes, etc. The Philippine National Police (PNP) had listed five dead and listed more than 200 hotspots before the election and during the election day listed 300 hotspots.

Major Senatorial Candidates[edit]

Administration coalition[edit]

Lakas-Laban Coalition
Candidate Party
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
LDP
Rodolfo Biazon
LDP
Franklin Drilon
Lakas-NUCD
Juan Ponce Enrile
Nacionalista
Marcelo Fernan
LDP
Juan Flavier
Lakas-NUCD
Ramon Magsaysay, Jr.
Lakas-NUCD
Ramon Mitra, Jr.
LDP
Sergio Osmeña III
Lakas-NUCD
Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.
PDP-LABAN
Raul Roco
LDP
Francisco Tatad
LDP

Opposition coalition[edit]

NPC Coalition
Candidate Party
Rosemarie Arenas
NPC
Gaudencio Beduya
NPC
Nikki Coseteng
NPC
Amanda T. Cruz
NPC
Ramon Fernandez
NPC
Gringo Honasan
Independent
Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.
KBL
Adelisa A. Raymundo
NPC
Manuel C. Roxas
NPC
Miriam Defensor Santiago
PRP
Almarin C. Tillah
NPC
Arturo Tolentino
NPC

Note: Party affiliation based on Certificate of Candidacy.

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 8, 1995 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Coalition Party Votes %
1. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Lakas-Laban LDP 15,745,741 61.2%
2. Raul Roco Lakas-Laban LDP 12,509,736 48.6%
3. Ramon Magsaysay, Jr. Lakas-Laban Lakas 11,862,458 46.1%
4. Franklin Drilon Lakas-Laban Lakas 11,032,476 42.9%
5. Juan Flavier Lakas-Laban Lakas 10,748,528 41.8%
6. Miriam Defensor Santiago NPC PRP 9,497,231 36.9%
7. Sergio Osmeña III Lakas-Laban Lakas 9,390,935 36.5%
8. Francisco Tatad Lakas-Laban LDP 9,146,951 35.5%
9. Gringo Honasan NPC Independent 8,968,616 34.8%
10. Marcelo Fernan Lakas-Laban LDP 8,762,235 34.0%
11. Juan Ponce Enrile Lakas-Laban Nacionalista 8,701,191 33.8%
12. Anna Dominique Coseteng NPC NPC 8,700,278 33.8%
13. Ramon Mitra Lakas-Laban LDP 8,650,618 33.6%
14. Rodolfo Biazon Lakas-Laban LDP 8,587,338 33.4%
15. Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. Lakas-Laban PDP-Laban 8,522,148 33.1%
16. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. NPC KBL 8,168,768 31.7%
17. Arturo Tolentino NPC NPC 7,726,006 30.0%
18. Ramon Fernandez NPC NPC 3,572,604 13.9%
19. Rosemarie Arenas NPC NPC 3,178,837 12.4%
20. Manuel C. Roxas NPC NPC 2,455,764 9.5%
21. Herman T. Laurel People's Reform Party-Laurel Wing PRP 1,395,015 5.42%
22. Almarin Tillah NPC NPC 1,165,164 4.52%
23. Amanda T. Cruz NPC NPC 1,008,180 3.91%
24. Gaudencio Beduya NPC NPC 829,082 3.22%
25. Adelisa Raymundo NPC NPC 745,115 2.90%
26. Ibrahim Amerel Independent politician PDSP 482,328 1.87%
27. Vicente N. Biego Independent politician Independent 417,901 1.62%
28. Felino C. Polintan Jr. Independent politician Independent 393,712 1.52%
29. Brigido Simon (withdrew) People's Reform Party-Laurel Wing PRP 152,161 0.59%
30. Misa Independent politician Independent 109,711 0.42%
Total turnout 25,736,505 70.7%
Total votes 180,361,231 N/A
Registered voters 36,415,154 100.0%
Note: A total of 30 candidates ran for senator.


Per party[edit]

Party/coalition Votes  % Seats won  %
LDP 63,402,619 36.0% 4 33.3%
Lakas 43,034,397 24.5% 4 33.3%
NPC 25,633,489 14.6% 1 8.3%
PRP 9,497,231 5.4% 1 8.3%
Independent 8,968,616 5.1% 1 8.3%
Lakas 8,701,191 4.9% 1 8.3%
PDP-Laban 8,522,148 4.8% 0 0.0%
KBL 8,168,768 4.6% 0 0.0%
Totals 175,928,459 100.0% 12 100.0%

For members of the House of Representatives[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 8, 1995 Philippine House of Representatives election results
Party Popular vote Seats won
Total  % Swing Total  % +/−
Lakas (People Power–National Union of Christian Democrats–United Muslim Democrats of the Philippines) 7,811,625 40.66% Increase19.46% 100 49.02% Increase59
LDP (Struggle of Democratic Filipinos) 2,079,611 10.83% Decrease 22.90% 17 8.33% Decrease 69
Lakas-Laban (People Power–Struggle Coalition)A 1,998,810 10.40% Decrease 44.53% 25 12.25% Decrease 102
Administration coalitionsB 923,731 4.81% Increase 4.81% 9 4.41% Increase 9
Liberal (Liberal Party) 358,245 1.86% Decrease 6.96% 5 2.45% Decrease 6
PDP-Laban (Philippine Democratic Party–People's Power) 130,695 0.68% Decrease 8.14 1 0.49% Decrease 10
Lakas-Laban coalition 13,302,717 69.24% Decrease 58.26% 157 79.95% Decrease 119
NPC (Nationalist People's Coalition) 2,342,378 12.19% Decrease 6.47% 22 10.78% Decrease 8
Opposition coalitionsC 306,064 1.59% Increase 1.59% 1 0.49% Increase 1
KBL (New Society Movement) 183,256 0.95% Decrease 1.40% 1 0.49% Decrease 2
PRP (People's Reform Party) 171,454 0.89% Increase 0.89% 0 0.00% Steady
PMP (Party of the Filipino Masses) 101,624 0.53% Increase 0.53% 1 0.49% Increase 1
NPC coalition 3,104,776 16.15% Decrease 4.86% 25 12.25% Decrease 8
Hybrid coalitionsD 989,723 5.15% Increase 5.15% 14 6.86% Increase 14
Nacionalista (Nationalist Party) 153,088 0.80% Decrease 3.12% 1 0.49% Decrease 6
Lapiang Manggagawa (Workers' Party) 104,407 0.54% Increase 0.54% 0 0.00% Steady
PDSP (Philippine Democratic Socialist Party) 7,563 0.04% Increase 0.04% 0 0.00% Steady
Partido Nacionalista ng Pilipinas (Nationalist Party of the Philippines) 123 0.00% Increase 0.00% 0 0.00% Steady
Independent 1,386,007 7.21% Increase 2.17% 7 3.43% Increase 1
Unidentified 162,752 0.85% Increase 0.85% 0 0.00% Steady
Total 19,211,156 100% 204 100% Increase 4
Valid votes 19,211,156 74.65%
Invalid votes 6,525,349 25.35%
Total turnout 25,736,505 70.68%
Registered voters 36,415,154 100%
Notes:

A. ^ Lakas-Laban Coalition was the Lakas/LDP coalition.
B. ^ There were candidates who ran under two or more national and/or local parties in the administration coalition.
C. ^ There were candidates who ran under two or more national and/or local parties in the opposition coalition.
D. ^ There were candidates who ran under both administration and opposition parties.

Sources: Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, Christof Hartmann, Graham Hassall & Soliman M. Santos.
Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific
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Presidential Communications Development & Strategic Planning Office. Philippine Electoral Almanac Revised And Expanded. 

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