Puerto Rico Senatorial district V

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Map of Puerto Rico, highlighting Senatorial District V

Puerto Rico Senatorial District V, also known as the Senatorial District of Ponce, is one of the eight senatorial districts of Puerto Rico. It is currently represented by Ramón Ruiz and Martín Vargas Morales (both from the Popular Democratic Party).

District profile[edit]

The Senatorial District V has an approximate population of 464,962.[1] It covers the following municipalities:

In previous distributions, the territory covered by the Senatorial District V has changed. In 1972, the District didn't include the municipality of Jayuya, which was annexed during the 1983 redistribution. Also, in 1972 and 1983 the District didn't include the municipalities of Lajas, Maricao or Juana Díaz. However, in the 1991 redistribution, both Lajas and Maricao were assigned to the district.[2]

The district didn't suffer changes in the redistribution of 2002,[3] but some regions of Juana Díaz were added in the redistribution of 2011.

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2012[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Ramón Ruiz 113,499 24.43
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Martín Vargas Morales 112,974 24.32
New Progressive Party (PNP) Luis Berdiel 111,806 24.07 -1.44
New Progressive Party (PNP) Eliezer Velázquez 111,454 23.99
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Luis Enrique Martínez 6,246 1.34
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Javier Maldonado Mercado 5,972 1.29
Total votes 464,546 100

2008[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2008[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Progressive Party (PNP) Larry Seilhamer 116,666 25.69%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Luis Berdiel 115,857 25.51
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Rafael Santiago Pereles 102,316 22.53
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) José Luis Galarza 101,509 22.35
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Luis E. Rodríguez Santiago 5,243 1.15
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Oscar Castellón 5,062 1.11
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Raúl Morris 4,704 1.04
Total votes 454,114 100.0

2004[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Modesto Agosto Alicea 115,866 24.60% -0.70
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Bruno Ramos 115,302 24.48 -0.62
New Progressive Party (PNP) María "Mayita" Meléndez 109,322 23.21
New Progressive Party (PNP) Linnette Toledo 108,846 23.11
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Myrna Rodríguez Lugo 9,823 2.09
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Luis Varela Ortíz 9,578 2.03
Total votes 470,955 100.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Distritos Senatoriales 2011 Archived 2012-04-26 at the Wayback Machine. on RedistribucionElectoral2010
  2. ^ Distribución de Distritos Senatoriales: Redistribuciones de 1983 y 1991 on ElectionsPuertoRico
  3. ^ Distribución de Distritos Senatoriales y Representativos 2002 on ElectionsPuertoRico
  4. ^ "Senadores por Distrito, Resultados Distrito Senatorial Ponce V". State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico. 2012-11-09. Archived from the original on 2012-11-30. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  5. ^ "Senadores por Distrito, Resultados Distrito Senatorial Ponce V". State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
  6. ^ "Senadores por Distrito, Resultados Distrito Senatorial Ponce V". State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico. Archived from the original on 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2011-12-10.

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