1965 Philippine presidential election
Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 9, 1965, in the Philippines. Incumbent President Diosdado Macapagal lost his opportunity to get a second full term as President of the Philippines to Senate President Ferdinand Marcos. His running mate, Senator Gerardo Roxas lost to former Vice President Fernando Lopez. Emmanuel Pelaez did not run for vice president. An unprecedented twelve candidates ran for president; however, nine of those were nuisance candidates.
Election results per province/city.
This was the first election where all of the major presidential candidates were born after the Spanish colonization of the Philippines.
Final Official Congressional Canvass
|Ferdinand Marcos||Nacionalista Party (Nationalist Party)||3,861,324||51.94%|
|Diosdado Macapagal||Liberal Party||3,187,752||42.88%|
|Raul Manglapus||Party for Philippine Progress||384,564||5.17%|
|Gaudencio Bueno||New Leaf Party||199||0.01%|
|Aniceto A. Hidalgo||New Leaf Party||156|
|Segundo B. Baldovi||Partido ng Bansa (Party of the Nation)||139|
|Nic V. Garces||People's Progressive Democratic Party||130|
|German F. Villanueva||Independent||106|
|Guillermo M. Mercado||Labor Party||27|
|Antonio Nicolas Jr.||Allied Party||27|
|Blandino P. Ruan||Philippine Pro-Socialist Party||6|
|Gonzalo D. Vasquez||RPP||644||0.01%|
|Eleodoro Salvador||Partido ng Bansa||172|