Dinagat Islands's at-large congressional district

Dinagat Islands's at-large congressional district is the sole congressional district of the Philippines in the province of Dinagat Islands. It was created ahead of the 2007 Philippine House of Representatives elections following the separation of the islands from Surigao del Norte in 2006.[3] The province has been electing a single representative provincewide at-large to the House of Representatives from the 14th Congress onwards.[4] It is currently represented in the 18th Congress by Alan Ecleo of the Lakas–CMD.[5]

Dinagat Islands's at-large congressional district
Constituency
for the House of Representatives of the Philippines
Dinagat Islands in Philippines.svg
Location of Dinagat Islands within the Philippines
ProvinceDinagat Islands
RegionCaraga
Population127,152 (2015)[1]
Electorate78,795 (2019)[2]
Area1,036.34 km2 (400.13 sq mi)
Current constituency
Created2007
RepresentativeAlan Ecleo
Political party  Lakas–CMD
Congressional blocMajority

Representation historyEdit

# Member Term of office Congress Party Electoral history
Start End

Dinagat Islands's at-large district for the House of Representatives of the PhilippinesEdit

District created December 2, 2006 from Surigao del Norte's 1st district.[3]
1 Glenda B. Ecleo June 30, 2007 June 30, 2010 14th Lakas–CMD Elected in 2007.
2 Ruben B. Ecleo Jr. June 30, 2010 May 22, 2012 15th Lakas–CMD Elected in 2010.
Removed from office due to criminal conviction.
vacant May 22, 2012 June 30, 2013 No special election held to fill vacancy.
3 Kaka Bag-ao June 30, 2013 June 30, 2019 16th Liberal Elected in 2013.
17th Re-elected in 2016.
4 Alan B. Ecleo June 30, 2019 Incumbent 18th Lakas–CMD Elected in 2019.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TABLE 1. Population of legislative districts by Region, Province, and selected Highly Urbanized/Component City : 2015". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  2. ^ "Number of Registered Voters, Voters who Actually Voted and Voters' Turnout" (PDF). Commission on Elections (Philippines). January 24, 2020. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 16, 2020. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Republic Act No. 9355" (PDF). Senate of the Philippines. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  4. ^ "Roster of Philippine legislators". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  5. ^ "House Members". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved February 22, 2021.