Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines
|Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines
|Appointer||Elected by the Senate of the Philippines|
|Inaugural holder||Francisco Villanueva|
|Formation||October 16, 1916|
|Website||Senate of the Philippines|
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The Majority leader of the Senate of the Philippines (also called as the 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. 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 current Majority Floor Leader of the Senate is Vicente Sotto III, who has held the office of Majority Leader since July 26, 2010. His term will expire at the end of the 15th Congress on June 30, 2013.
List of Majority Floor Leaders
- 1916-1919 Francisco Villanueva
- 1919-1922 Francisco Enage
- 1922-1925 Francisco Enage
- 1925-1928 unknown
- 1928-1931 José P. Laurel
- 1931-1934 Benigno Aquino, Sr.
- 1934-1935 Claro M. Recto
Commonwealth of the Philippines
- 1945-1946 Melecio Arranz
(Third) Republic of the Philippines
- 1946-1949 Vicente Francisco
- 1950-1952 Tomas Cabili
- 1954-1957 Cipriano P. Primicias, Sr.
- 1958-1961 Cipriano P. Primicias, Sr.
- 1962-1965 Cipriano P. Primicias, Sr.
- 1966-1969 Jose Roy
- 1970-1973 Arturo Tolentino
(Fifth) Republic of the Philippines
- 1992-1995 Alberto Romulo
- 2001-2002 Loren Legarda
- 2002 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.
- 2002-2004 Loren Legarda
- 2004 Francis Pangilinan
- 2004-2007 Francis Pangilinan
- 2010-2013 Vicente Sotto III
Living former Majority Leaders of the Senate
Currently there are eight living former Majority Leader of the Senate:
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