Legislative districts of Caloocan

The legislative districts of Caloocan are the representations of the highly urbanized city of Caloocan in the various national legislatures of the Philippines. The city is currently represented in the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines through its first and second congressional districts.

HistoryEdit

It was represented as part of the first district of Rizal from 1907 to 1972, and of Region IV from 1978 to 1984. It elected 2 assemblymen at-large to the Regular Batasang Pambansa from 1984 to 1986, and has been divided into two districts since the restoration of the House of Representatives in 1987.

Of the country’s 238 legislative districts, the 1st Legislative District of Caloocan was the biggest in terms of population size, with 1.19 million persons.[1]

1st DistrictEdit

  • Barangays: Barangays 1 to 4, 77 to 85, 132 to 188
  • Area: 45.44 km²
  • Population (2015): 1,193,419
Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Virgilio P. Robles
9th Congress
1992–1995
Aurora A. Henson
10th Congress
1995–1998
Roberto S. Guanzon
11th Congress
1998–2001
Enrico R. Echiverri
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Oscar G. Malapitan
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Enrico R. Echiverri
17th Congress
2016–2019
Dale Gonzalo R. Malapitan
18th Congress
2019–2022

2nd DistrictEdit

  • Barangays: Barangay 5 to 76, 86 to 131
  • Area: 7.67 km²
  • Population (2015): 390,559
Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Gerardo P. Cabochan
9th Congress
1992–1995
Luis A. Asistio
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
12th Congress
2001–2004
Edgar R. Erice
13th Congress
2004–2007
Luis A. Asistio
14th Congress
2007–2010
Mary Mitzi L. Cajayon
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Edgar R. Erice
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022

At-Large (defunct)Edit

Period Representatives
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Antonio C. Martinez
Virgilio P. Robles

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population Counts by Legislative District (Based on the 2015 Census of Population)". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved December 6, 2016.