Philippine general election, 1998

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Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 11, 1998. In the presidential election, Vice President Joseph Estrada won a six-year term as President by a landslide victory. In the vice-presidential race, Senator Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo won a six-year term as Vice President also by a landslide victory. This was the third election where both president and vice president came from different parties.

Results[edit]

For president[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine presidential election results
Candidates Parties Votes %
Joseph Estrada Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (Force of the Filipino Masses) 10,722,295 39.86%
Jose de Venecia Lakas–NUCD–UMDP (People Power–National Union of Christian Democrats–Union of Muslim Democrats of the Philippines) 4,268,483 15.87%
Raul Roco Aksyon Demokratiko (Democratic Action) 3,720,212 13.83%
Emilio Osmeña Probinsya Muna Development Initiative (Provinces First Development Initiative) 3,347,631 12.44%
Alfredo Lim Liberal Party 2,344,362 8.71%
Renato de Villa Partido para sa Demokratikong RepormaLapiang Manggagawa (Party for Democratic Reforms–Workers' Party) 1,308,352 4.86%
Miriam Defensor Santiago People's Reform Party 797,206 2.96%
Juan Ponce Enrile Independent 343,139 1.28%
Santiago Dumlao Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago (Movement for National Change) 32,212 0.12%
Manuel Morato Partido Bansang Marangal (Party of Noble Nation) 18,644 0.07%
Total 26,902,536 100%
Valid votes 26,902,536 91.9%
Invalid votes 2,383,239 8.1%
Votes cast 29,285,775 86.5%
Registered voters 33,873,665

For vice-president[edit]

Vice presidential election per province/city.
e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine vice presidential election results
Candidate Party Results
Votes %
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Lakas 12,667,252 49.56%
Edgardo Angara LDP 5,652,068 22.11%
Oscar Orbos Reporma-LM 3,321,779 13.00%
Sergio Osmeña III Liberal 2,351,462 9.20%
Francisco Tatad PRP/Gabay Bayan 745,389 2.92%
Ismael Sueno PROMDI 537,677 2.10%
Irene Santiago Aksyon 240,210 0.94%
Camilo Sabio Partido Bansang Marangal 22,010 0.09%
Reynaldo Pacheco Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapanibago 21,422 0.08%
Valid votes 25,539,269 87.3%
Invalid votes 3,726,506 12.7%
Votes cast 29,285,775 86.5%
Registered voters 33,873,665 100.00%

For senator[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine Senate election result
Rank Candidate Coalition[1] Party Votes %
1. Loren Legarda Lakas Lakas 14,933,965 51.0%
2. Renato Cayetano Lakas Lakas 13,177,584 45.0%
3. Tito Sotto LAMMP LDP 11,520,678 39.3%
4. Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. LAMMP PDP-Laban 10,227,765 34.9%
5. Robert Barbers Lakas Lakas 9,768,045 33.4%
6. Rodolfo Biazon LAMMP LDP 9,352,964 31.9%
7. Blas Ople LAMMP LDP 9,278,448 31.7%
8. John Henry Osmeña LAMMP NPC 9,242,652 31.6%
9. Robert Jaworski LAMMP PMP 8,968,616 30.6%
10. Ramon Revilla Sr. Lakas Lakas 8,683,500 29.7%
11. Teofisto Guingona, Jr. Lakas Lakas 7,325,343 25.0%
12. Teresa Aquino-Oreta LAMMP LDP 7,238,086 24.7%
13. Roberto Pagdanganan Lakas Lakas 6,938,178 23.7%
14. Rubén D. Torres LAMMP Independent 6,923,821 23.6%
15. Edcel Lagman LAMMP LDP 6,831,441 23.3%
16. Santanina Rasul Lakas Lakas 6,695,955 22.9%
17. Rolando Andaya Lakas Lakas 5,722,871 19.5%
18. Roberto F. de Ocampo Lakas Lakas 5,663,401 19.3%
19. Lisandro Abadia Lakas Lakas 5,426,378 18.5%
20. Haydee Yorac Reporma-LM 4,618,565 15.8%
21. Ricardo Gloria Lakas Lakas 4,589,190 15.7%
22. Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. LAMMP LDP 4,540,475 15.5%
23. Freddie Webb LAMMP LDP 4,514,475 15.4%
24. Hernando Perez Lakas 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 LAMMP 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.


Per party[edit]

Party/coalition 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%

For members of the House of Representatives[edit]

District elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine House of Representatives election results for representatives from congressional districts
Party Popular vote Seats won
Total  % Swing Total  % +/−
Lakas (People Power–National Union of Christian Democrats–United Muslim Democrats of the Philippines) 11,981,024 49.01% Increase 8.35% 111 53.88% Increase 11
KAMPI (Partner of the Free Filipinos) 47,273 0.19% Increase 0.19% 0 0.00% Steady
Lakas-NUCD-UMDP coalition 12,028,297 49.20% Increase 8.54% 111 53.88% Increase 11
LAMMPA (Struggle of the Patriotic Filipino Masses) 6,520,744 26.68% Increase 26.68% 55 26.70% Increase 55
NPC (Nationalist People's Coalition) 998,239 4.08% Decrease 8.11% 9 4.37% Decrease 13
PMP (Party of the Filipino Masses) 2,010 0.01% Decrease 0.52% 0 0.00% Decrease 1
LAMMP coalition 7,520,993 30.77% Increase 18.05% 64 31.07% Increase 41
Liberal (Liberal Party) 1,773,124 7.25% Increase 5.39% 15 7.28% Increase 10
Reporma-LMB (Party for Democratic Reforms–Workers' Party) 966,653 3.95% Increase 3.95% 4 1.94% Increase 4
Lapiang Manggagawa (Workers' Party) 8,792 0.04% Decrease 0.50% 0 0.00% Steady
Reporma-LM coalition 975,445 3.99% Δ 3.45% 4 1.94% Δ 4
PROMDI (Provinces First Development Initiative) 586,954 2.40% Increase 2.40% 4 1.94% Increase 4
PDP-Laban (Philippine Democratic Party–People's Power) 134,331 0.55% Decrease 0.13% 0 0.00% Decrease 1
Aksyon (Democratic Action) 106,843 0.44% Increase 0.44% 1 0.49% Increase 1
Ompia (Reform Party) 46,462 0.19% Increase 0.19% 1 0.49% Increase 1
PRP (People's Reform Party) 38,640 0.16% Decrease 0.73% 0 0.00% Steady
KBL (New Society Movement) 35,522 0.15% Decrease 0.80% 0 0.00% Decrease 1
PDSP (Philippine Democratic Socialist Party) 8,850 0.04% Steady 0 0.00% Steady
Nacionalista (Nationalist Party) 4,412 0.02% Decrease 0.78% 0 0.00% Decrease 1
Kilusan para sa Pambansang Pagpapabago (National Renewal Movement) 1,310 0.01% Increase 0.01% 0 0.00% Steady
Unaffiliated 348,281 1.42% Increase 1.42% 4 1.94% Increase 4
Independent 834,934 3.42% Decrease 3.79% 2 0.97% Increase 5
Total 24,444,398 100% 206 100% Increase 2
Valid votes 24,444,398 83.47%
Invalid votes 4,841,377 16.53%
Total turnout 29,285,775 86.46%
Registered voters 33,873,665 100%
Notes:

A. ^ Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino was the PMP/LDP/NPC coalition.
B. ^ Partido ng Demokratikong Reporma-Lapiang Manggagawa was the Reporma/LM coalition.

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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Party-list election[edit]

e • d Summary of the May 11, 1998 Philippine House of Representatives election results for party-list representatives
Party Popular vote Seats
won
Total  %
APEC 503,487 5.50% 2
ABA 321,646 3.51% 1
Alagad 312,500 3.41% 1
VFP 304,902 3.33% 1
PROMDI 255,184 2.79% 1
AKO 239,042 2.61% 1
SCFO 238,303 2.60% 1
Abanse! Pinay 235,548 2.57% 1
Akbayan 232,376 2.54% 1
Butil 215,643 2.36% 1
Sanlakas 194,617 2.13% 1
Coop-NATCCO 189,802 2.07% 1
COCOFED 186,388 2.04% 1
Others 5,725,871 62.54% 0
Total 9,155,309 100% 14
Valid votes 9,155,309 31.26%
Invalid votes 20,130,466 68.74%
Total turnout 29,285,775 86.46%
Registered voters 33,873,665 100%
Sources: Supreme Court (October 6, 2000). "G.R. No. 136781". 
& Nohlen, Grotz, Hartmann, Hassall & Santos.
Elections in Asia and the Pacific: Vol II: South East Asia
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See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Senatorial Race in the Philippines: SWS Feb 98, Mar 98, Apr 98, May 98 National Surveys". Social Weather Station. Retrieved 26 March 2016.