President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines

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President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines
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Incumbent
Ralph Recto

since February 27, 2017
Style The Honorable
(Diplomatic)
Appointer Elected by the Senate
Inaugural holder Esperidion Guanco
Formation October 16, 1916
Website Senate of the Philippines
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The President Pro-Tempore of the Senate of the Philippines is the second highest-ranking official of the Senate of the Philippines. During the absence of the Senate President, the Senate President pro tempore presides over the Senate.

In the current 17th Congress, two senators became Senate President pro tempore and they are Franklin Drilon and Ralph Recto who is the incumbent.

List of Senate Presidents pro tempore[edit]

# Name Party District Legislature Start of service End of service Era
1 Esperidion Guanco Nacionalista 8th 5th Philippine Legislature 1919 1922 Insular Government
2 Sergio Osmeña, Sr. Nacionalista 10th 6th Philippine Legislature 1922 1925
7th Philippine Legislature 1925 1928
8th Philippine Legislature 1928 1931
9th Philippine Legislature 1931 1934
3 Jose Clarin Nacionalista 10th 10th Philippine Legislature 1934 1935
4 Jose Avelino Nacionalista 9th 1935 November 15, 1935
5 Elpidio Quirino Nacionalista Nationwide
at-large
1st Commonwealth Congress July 9, 1945 May 25, 1946 Commonwealth
6 Melecio Arranz Liberal 2nd Commonwealth Congress May 25, 1946 July 4, 1946
1st Congress May 25, 1946 December 30, 1949 Third Republic
7 Quintin Paredes Liberal 2nd Congress January 31, 1950 March 5, 1952
8 Esteban Abada Liberal March 5, 1952 May 7, 1952
9 Manuel Briones Nacionalista May 7, 1952 April 17, 1953
10 Jose Zulueta Liberal April 17, 1953 April 30, 1953
11 Manuel Briones (2nd time) Nacionalista April 30, 1953 December 8, 1953
3rd Congress January 25, 1954 December 10, 1957
12 Fernando Lopez Democratic 4th Congress January 27, 1958 December 13, 1961
Nacionalista 5th Congress January 22, 1962 December 17, 1965
13 Lorenzo Sumulong Nacionalista 6th Congress January 17, 1966 December 30, 1969
14 Jose Roy Nacionalista
7th Congress January 26, 1970 September 23, 1972
15 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. Liberal 8th Congress July 27, 1987 July 23, 1990 Fifth Republic
16 Sotero Laurel Nacionalista July 23, 1990 January 18, 1992
17 Ernesto Maceda, Sr. PDP-LABAN January 18, 1992 July 27, 1992
9th Congress July 27, 1992 January 18, 1993
18 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. (2nd time) Lakas January 18, 1993 July 6, 1993
19 Leticia Ramos-Shahani Lakas July 6, 1993 June 30, 1995
10th Congress July 24, 1995 October 10, 1996
20 Blas Ople LDP October 10, 1996 June 30, 1998
LAMP 11th Congress July 27, 1998 June 29, 1999
21 John Henry Osmeña LAMP June 29, 1999 July 12, 2000
22 Blas Ople (2nd time) LAMP July 12, 2000 June 30, 2001
23 Manny Villar Independent 12th Congress July 23, 2001 August 12, 2002
24 Juan Flavier Lakas August 12, 2002 June 30, 2004
13th Congress June 30, 2004 June 30, 2007
25 Jinggoy Estrada PMP 14th Congress July 23, 2007 June 30, 2010
15th Congress July 26, 2010 June 30, 2013
26 Ralph Recto Liberal 16th Congress July 22, 2013 June 30, 2016
27 Franklin Drilon Liberal 17th Congress July 25, 2016 February 27, 2017
28 Ralph Recto (2nd time) Liberal February 27, 2017 present

Living former Senate Presidents pro tempore[edit]

Currently there are five living former Senate Presidents pro tempore:

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