Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines

The Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines, or simply Senate Majority Floor Leader, is the leader elected by the majority party of the Senate of the Philippines that serves as their official leader in the body.

Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines
Juan Miguel Zubiri

since May 21, 2018
StyleThe Honorable
AppointerElected by the Senate of the Philippines
Inaugural holderFrancisco Villanueva
FormationOctober 16, 1916
WebsiteSenate of the Philippines
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He also manages the business of the majority part in the Senate. By tradition, the Senate President or any Presiding Officer gives the Majority leader priority in obtaining the floor and also, he is the traditional Chairman of the Committee on Rules.

The incumbent Majority Floor Leader of the Senate is Juan Miguel Zubiri, who was elected on May 21, 2018.

List of Majority Floor Leaders

1 Francisco F. VillanuevaNP7thFourth19161919Insular Government
2 Francisco Enage9thFifth19191922
3 Jose P. LaurelNP5thEighth19281931
4 Benigno Aquino, Sr.3rdNinth19311934
5 Claro M. Recto5thTenth19341935
6 Melecio ArranzNationwideFirst19451946Commonwealth
7 Vicente FranciscoSecond19461946
8 Tomas CabiliLP19481949
9 Cipriano Primicias, Sr.NPThird19541957
10 Arturo M. Tolentino, Sr.
11 Jose J. RoySixth19661969
12 Rodolfo Ganzon
(10) Arturo M. Tolentino, Sr.
13 Orlando S. MercadoLP EighthJuly 27, 1987October 31, 1989Fifth
14 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. July 23, 1990July 22, 1991
15 Alberto RomuloLDP July 22, 1991October 10, 1996
16 Francisco Tatad October 10, 1996January 26, 1998
17 Franklin Drilon Lakas January 26, 19981998
LAMMP Eleventh 1998July 12, 2000
(16) Francisco Tatad PRP July 12, 2000June 30, 2001
18 Loren Legarda Lakas Twelfth July 23, 2001June 3, 2002
19 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. PDP–Laban June 3, 2002July 23, 2002
(18) Loren Legarda Lakas July 23, 2002May 2004
20 Francis PangilinanLP June 2004June 30, 2004
ThirteenthJuly 1, 2004June 30, 2007
FourteenthJune 30, 2007November 17, 2008
21 Juan Miguel Zubiri Lakas November 17, 2008June 30, 2010
22 Tito Sotto NPC Fifteenth July 26, 2010July 22, 2013
23 Alan Peter Cayetano NP Sixteenth July 23, 2013June 30, 2016
(22) Tito Sotto NPC Seventeenth July 25, 2016May 21, 2018
(21) Juan Miguel Zubiri PDP–Laban May 21, 2018present


Living former Majority Leaders of the Senate

Currently there are seven living former Majority Leaders of the Senate:

See also


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