Legislative districts of Negros Occidental

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The Legislative Districts of Negros Occidental, namely the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth districts, are the representations of the province of Negros Occidental in the House of Representatives of the Philippines. Negros Occidental was divided into three legislative districts from 1907 to 1972, it was redistricted into six legislative districts in 1986. It was part of the representation of Region VI from 1978 to 1984, and from 1984 to 1986 it elected 7 assemblymen at-large. Until 1986, Bacolod City was part of its representation.

History[edit]

In 1899, the cities and pueblos of San Carlos, Calatrava, Escalante, Sagay, Cadiz, Manapla, Victorias, and Saravia shall compose the first district. From General Order No. 30, from Office US Military Governor in the Philippine Islands, Manila, P.I. July 22, 1899.[1]

1st District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Salvador S. Laguda
9th Congress
1992–1995
Tranquilino B. Carmona
10th Congress
1995–1998
Julio A. Ledesma IV
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Tranquilino B. Carmona
14th Congress
2007–2010
Julio A. Ledesma IV
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
Melencio Yap Jr.
18th Congress
2019–2022
Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr.

1907–1972[edit]

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Antonio Jayme
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Hermenegildo Villanueva
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
Melecio Severino
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
Lope B. Severino
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Serafin P. Hilado
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
Jose C. Locsin
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Enrique B. Magalona
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
3rd National Assembly
1941–1946
1st Congress
1946–1949
Vicente F. Gustilo, Sr.
2nd Congress
1949–1953
Francisco Ferrer
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Jose Puey
4th Congress
1957–1961
Vicente F. Gustilo, Sr.
5th Congress
1961–1965
Armando C. Gustilo[a]
Vicente F. Gustilo, Sr.[b]
6th Congress
1965–1969
Armando C. Gustilo
7th Congress
1969–1972

Notes

  1. ^ From 1961–1962.
  2. ^ From 1963–1965.

2nd District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Manuel H. Puey
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr.
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Alfredo D. Marañon III
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Leo Rafael M. Cueva
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022

1907–1972[edit]

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Dionisio Mapa
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Manuel Fernandez Yanson
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
Rafael R. Alunan
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Vicente Jimenez Yanson
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
Ramon Torres
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
Vicente Jimenez Yanson
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Ramon Torres
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
Pedro C. Hernaez
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
3rd National Assembly
1941–1946
Aguedo Gonzaga
1st Congress
1946–1949
Carlos Hilado
2nd Congress
1949–1953
3rd Congress
1953–1957
4th Congress
1957–1961
Inocencio V. Ferrer
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
Felix P. Amante
7th Congress
1969–1972
Roberto L. Montelibano

3rd District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Jose Carlos V. Lacson
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Edith A. Yotoko-Villanueva
12th Congress
2001–2004
Jose Carlos V. Lacson
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
Alfredo Abelardo B. Benitez
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022
Jose Francisco B. Benitez

1907–1972[edit]

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Agustin Montilla
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Rafael Ramos
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
Gil M. Montilla
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
Tito Silverio
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Elisio M. Limsiaco
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
Isaac Lacson
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
Emilio Montilla
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Emilio Yulo
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
Ramon Agustin
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
Gil M. Montilla
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
Jose Y. Yulo
3rd National Assembly
1941–1946
Raymundo Vargas
1st Congress
1946–1949
Elisio M. Limsiaco
2nd Congress
1949–1953
Augurio M. Abeto
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Agustin M. Gatuslao
4th Congress
1957–1961
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
Felix M. Feria, Jr.
7th Congress
1969–1972
Agustin M. Gatuslao

4th District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Edward M. Matti
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Carlos O. Cojuangco
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
Jeffrey P. Ferrer
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
Juliet Marie D. Ferrer
18th Congress
2019–2022

5th District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Mariano M. Yulo
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Jose Apolinario Lozada Jr.
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Ignacio T. Arroyo Jr.[a]
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2012
15th Congress
2012–2013
Alejandro Y. Mirasol
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022
Maria Lourdes Arroyo-Lesaca

Notes

  1. ^ Died on January 26, 2012.

6th District[edit]

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Hortensia L. Starke
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr.
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Genaro Rafael K. Alvarez III
14th Congress
2007–2010
Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr.
15th Congress
2010–2013
Mercedes K. Alvarez
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022
Genaro M. Alvarez Jr.

At-Large (defunct)[edit]

Period Representative
National Assembly
1943–1944
Vicente F. Castillo
Gil M. Montilla
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Wilson Gamboa
Antonio M. Gatuslao
Roberto A. Gatuslao
Jaime G. Golez
Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr.
Roberto L. Montelibano
Jose Y. Varela, Jr.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OTIS, MAJ. GEN E.S. Report on Military Operations and Civil Affairs in the Philippine Islands: 1899. Govt. Print. Off. p. 125. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/pressrelease/2015_Table%201_Legislative%20Districts.xlsx