Legislative districts of Sorsogon

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

HistoryEdit

Sorsogon had been divided into two congressional districts since 1907, which included Masbate until 1922. From 1978 to 1984, it was part of the representation of Region V in the Interim Batasang Pambansa, and it elected two assemblymen at-large in the Regular Batasang Pambansa from 1984 to 1986.

1st DistrictEdit

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Salvador H. Escudero III[a]
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Francis Joseph G. Escudero
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
Salvador H. Escudero III[b]
15th Congress
2010–2013
vacant[c]
16th Congress
2013–2016
Evelina G. Escudero
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022

Notes

  1. ^ Appointed Secretary of Agriculture in 1996.
  2. ^ Died in office, August 13, 2012.
  3. ^ Sorsogon's 2nd District Representative Deogracias B. Ramos Jr. was appointed legislative caretaker on September 3, 2012.[2]

1907–1922Edit

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Vicente De Vera
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Leoncio Grajo
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
Manuel Escudero
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
Leoncio Grajo

1922–1972Edit

Period Representative
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Antonio Rocha
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
Juan Reyes
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
Justino Encinas
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Adolfo Gerona
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
Norberto Roque
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
1st Commonwealth Congress
1945
1st Congress
1946–1949
Pacifico F. Lim
2nd Congress
1949–1953
Modesto Galias
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Salvador Encinas
4th Congress
1957–1961
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
7th Congress
1969–1972

2nd DistrictEdit

Period Representative
8th Congress
1987–1992
Bonifacio H. Gillego
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Rodolfo F. Gonzales
12th Congress
2001–2004
Jose G. Solis
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
15th Congress
2010–2013
Deogracias B. Ramos, Jr.
16th Congress
2013–2016
17th Congress
2016–2019
18th Congress
2019–2022
Bernardita Ramos[a]
vacant[b]

1907–1922Edit

Period Representative
1st Philippine Legislature
1907–1909
Pedro Chavez
2nd Philippine Legislature
1909–1912
Jose Zurbito
3rd Philippine Legislature
1912–1916
4th Philippine Legislature
1916–1919
Amancio Aguilar
5th Philippine Legislature
1919–1922
Pablo de la Rosa

1922–1972Edit

Period Representative
6th Philippine Legislature
1922–1925
Federico D. Jimenez
7th Philippine Legislature
1925–1928
Mario Guariña
8th Philippine Legislature
1928–1931
Francisco Arellano
9th Philippine Legislature
1931–1934
Fernando B. Duran
10th Philippine Legislature
1934–1935
1st National Assembly
1935–1938
Tomas Clemente
2nd National Assembly
1938–1941
1st Commonwealth Congress
1945
Teodoro De Vera[c]
1st Congress
1946–1949
Tomas Clemente
2nd Congress
1949–1953
3rd Congress
1953–1957
Vicente Peralta
4th Congress
1957–1961
5th Congress
1961–1965
6th Congress
1965–1969
7th Congress
1969–1972
Rafael C. Aquino

Notes

  1. ^ Died in office on September 8, 2020.[3]
  2. ^ Sorsogon's 1st District Representative Evelina G. Escudero was appointed caretaker representative on October 16, 2020.[4]
  3. ^ Took oath of office on June 12, 1945.

At-Large (defunct)Edit

1943–1944Edit

Period Representative
National Assembly
1943–1944
Manuel Estipona
Rafael Ramos

1984–1986Edit

Period Representative
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Salvador H. Escudero III
Augusto G. Ortiz

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/pressrelease/2015_Table%201_Legislative%20Districts.xlsx
  2. ^ Natividad, Joey (September 10, 2012). "Speaker Belmonte appoints Rep. Ramos caretaker of Sorsogon 1st Legislative District". Bicol Today. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  3. ^ "Sorsogon congresswoman Ditas Ramos dies". September 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Cayetano replaced as legislative caretaker of Camarines Sur's 1st district". Inquirer. October 16, 2020.