Legislative districts of Negros Occidental

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.

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History

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

Period Representative
8th Congress
19871992
Salvador S. Laguda
9th Congress
19921995
Tranquilino B. Carmona
10th Congress
19951998
Julio A. Ledesma IV
11th Congress
19982001
12th Congress
20012004
13th Congress
20042007
Tranquilino B. Carmona
14th Congress
20072010
Julio A. Ledesma IV
15th Congress
20102013
16th Congress
20132016
17th Congress
20162019
Melencio Yap Jr.
18th Congress
20192022
Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr.

1907–1972

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
19071909
Antonio Jayme
2nd Philippine Legislature
19091912
Hermenegildo Villanueva
3rd Philippine Legislature
19121916
Melecio Severino
4th Philippine Legislature
19161919
Lope B. Severino
5th Philippine Legislature
19191922
6th Philippine Legislature
19221925
Serafin P. Hilado
7th Philippine Legislature
19251928
8th Philippine Legislature
19281931
Jose C. Locsin
9th Philippine Legislature
19311934
Enrique B. Magalona
10th Philippine Legislature
19341935
1st National Assembly
19351938
2nd National Assembly
19381941
3rd National Assembly
19411946
1st Congress
19461949
Vicente F. Gustilo, Sr.
2nd Congress
19491953
Francisco Ferrer
3rd Congress
19531957
Jose Puey
4th Congress
19571961
Vicente F. Gustilo, Sr.
5th Congress
19611965
Armando C. Gustilo[lower-alpha 1]
Vicente F. Gustilo, Sr.[lower-alpha 2]
6th Congress
19651969
Armando C. Gustilo
7th Congress
19691972

Notes

  1. From 19611962.
  2. From 19631965.

2nd District

Period Representative
8th Congress
19871992
Manuel H. Puey
9th Congress
19921995
10th Congress
19951998
Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr.
11th Congress
19982001
12th Congress
20012004
13th Congress
20042007
Alfredo D. Marañon III
14th Congress
20072010
15th Congress
20102013
16th Congress
20132016
Leo Rafael M. Cueva
17th Congress
20162019
18th Congress
20192022

1907–1972

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
19071909
Dionisio Mapa
2nd Philippine Legislature
19091912
Manuel Fernandez Yanson
3rd Philippine Legislature
19121916
Rafael R. Alunan
4th Philippine Legislature
19161919
5th Philippine Legislature
19191922
6th Philippine Legislature
19221925
Vicente Jimenez Yanson
7th Philippine Legislature
19251928
Ramon Torres
8th Philippine Legislature
19281931
Vicente Jimenez Yanson
9th Philippine Legislature
19311934
Ramon Torres
10th Philippine Legislature
19341935
1st National Assembly
19351938
Pedro C. Hernaez
2nd National Assembly
19381941
3rd National Assembly
19411946
Aguedo Gonzaga
1st Congress
19461949
Carlos Hilado
2nd Congress
19491953
3rd Congress
19531957
4th Congress
19571961
Inocencio V. Ferrer
5th Congress
19611965
6th Congress
19651969
Felix P. Amante
7th Congress
19691972
Roberto L. Montelibano

3rd District

Period Representative
8th Congress
19871992
Jose Carlos V. Lacson
9th Congress
19921995
10th Congress
19951998
11th Congress
19982001
Edith A. Yotoko-Villanueva
12th Congress
20012004
Jose Carlos V. Lacson
13th Congress
20042007
14th Congress
20072010
15th Congress
20102013
Alfredo Abelardo B. Benitez
16th Congress
20132016
17th Congress
20162019
18th Congress
20192022
Jose Francisco B. Benitez

1907–1972

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
19071909
Agustin Montilla
2nd Philippine Legislature
19091912
Rafael Ramos
3rd Philippine Legislature
19121916
Gil M. Montilla
4th Philippine Legislature
19161919
5th Philippine Legislature
19191922
Tito Silverio
6th Philippine Legislature
19221925
Elisio M. Limsiaco
7th Philippine Legislature
19251928
Isaac Lacson
8th Philippine Legislature
19281931
Emilio Montilla
9th Philippine Legislature
19311934
Emilio Yulo
10th Philippine Legislature
19341935
Ramon Agustin
1st National Assembly
19351938
Gil M. Montilla
2nd National Assembly
19381941
Jose Y. Yulo
3rd National Assembly
19411946
Raymundo Vargas
1st Congress
19461949
Elisio M. Limsiaco
2nd Congress
19491953
Augurio M. Abeto
3rd Congress
19531957
Agustin M. Gatuslao
4th Congress
19571961
5th Congress
19611965
6th Congress
19651969
Felix M. Feria, Jr.
7th Congress
19691972
Agustin M. Gatuslao

4th District

Period Representative
8th Congress
19871992
Edward M. Matti
9th Congress
19921995
10th Congress
19951998
11th Congress
19982001
Carlos O. Cojuangco
12th Congress
20012004
13th Congress
20042007
14th Congress
20072010
Jeffrey P. Ferrer
15th Congress
20102013
16th Congress
20132016
17th Congress
20162019
Juliet Marie D. Ferrer
18th Congress
20192022

5th District

Period Representative
8th Congress
19871992
Mariano M. Yulo
9th Congress
19921995
10th Congress
19951998
11th Congress
19982001
Jose Apolinario Lozada Jr.
12th Congress
20012004
13th Congress
20042007
Ignacio T. Arroyo Jr.[lower-alpha 1]
14th Congress
20072010
15th Congress
20102012
15th Congress
20122013
Alejandro Y. Mirasol
16th Congress
20132016
17th Congress
20162019
18th Congress
20192022
Ma. Lourdes T. Arroyo

Notes

  1. Died on January 26, 2012.

6th District

Period Representative
8th Congress
19871992
Hortensia L. Starke
9th Congress
19921995
10th Congress
19951998
Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr.
11th Congress
19982001
12th Congress
20012004
13th Congress
20042007
Genaro Rafael K. Alvarez III
14th Congress
20072010
Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr.
15th Congress
20102013
Mercedes K. Alvarez
16th Congress
20132016
17th Congress
20162019
18th Congress
20192022
Genaro M. Alvarez Jr.

At-Large (defunct)

Period Representative
National Assembly
19431944
Vicente F. Castillo
Gil M. Montilla
Regular Batasang Pambansa
19841986
Wilson Gamboa
Antonio M. Gatuslao
Roberto A. Gatuslao
Jaime G. Golez
Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr.
Roberto L. Montelibano
Jose Y. Varela, Jr.

See also

References

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