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Legislative district of Catanduanes

The lone Legislative District of Catanduanes is the representation of the Province of Catanduanes in the Philippine House of Representatives. Catanduanes was represented as part of Albay's second district from 1907 to 1931, and fully comprised that province's fourth district from 1931 to 1946. It started electing its own representative in 1946, after becoming a full-fledged province in 1945. From 1978 to 1984 it was part of the representation of Region V.

Beginning in 2019, the districts used in appropriation of members is coextensive with the legislative districts of Catanduanes. Prior to 2019 when the province was just one congressional district, the Commission on Elections divided the province into two provincial board districts.

Lone DistrictEdit

  • Population (2015): 260,964[1]
Period Representative
1st Congress
1946–1949
Francisco A. Perfecto
2nd Congress
1949–1953
Severiano P. De Leon
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Francisco A. Perfecto
4th Congress
1957–1961
Jose M. Alberto
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
7th Congress
1969–1972
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
8th Congress
1987–1992
Moises M. Tapia
9th Congress
1992–1995
Leandro B. Verceles, Jr.
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
Joseph A. Santiago
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
Cesar V. Sarmiento
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022
Hector S. Sanchez

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