Majority Floor Leader of the House of Representatives of the Philippines

The Majority Floor Leader of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, or simply the House Majority Floor Leader, is the leader elected by the majority bloc of the House of Representatives of the Philippines that serves as their official leader in the body. He also manages the business of the majority part in the House of Representatives. By tradition, the Speaker or any Presiding Officer gives the Majority leader priority in obtaining the floor and also, he is the traditional Chairman of the Committee on Rules.

Majority Floor Leader of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
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Incumbent
Martin Romualdez

since July 22, 2019
StyleThe Honorable
(Diplomatic)
AppointerElected by the majority bloc of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
Inaugural holderManuel L. Quezon
WebsiteHouse of Representatives of the Philippines

The Majority Floor Leader of the House of Representatives for the 18th Congress of the Philippines is Martin Romualdez, who was elected on July 22, 2019.

List of Majority Floor LeadersEdit

Legend
  KBL
  LDP
  Lakas/Lakas–CMD (Lakas–Kampi–CMD)
  NPC
  LAMMP
  NUP
Majority Floor Leader Party Term start Term end Legislature
Philippine Assembly
1907-1916
Manuel L. Quezon
Member for Tayabas-1st
(1878–1944)
Nacionalista 1907 1910 1st Legislature
2nd Legislature
Alberto Barreto
Member for Zambales
(1867–1951)
Nacionalista 1910 1912 2nd Legislature
Macario Adriatico
Member for Mindoro
(1869–1919)
Nacionalista 1912 1914 3rd Legislature
Galicano Apacible
Member for Batangas-1st
(1864–1949)
Nacionalista 1914 1916 3rd Legislature
House of Representatives of the Philippine Islands
1916-1935
Rafael Alunan
Member for Negros Occidental-3rd
(1864–1949)
Nacionalista 1916 1922 4th Legislature
5th Legislature
Benigno Aquino, Sr.
Member for Tarlac-2nd
(1894–1947)
Nacionalista 1922 1928 6th Legislature
7th Legislature
Manuel Briones
Member for Cebu-1st
(1893–1957)
Nacionalista 1928 1933 8th Legislature
9th Legislature
Pedro Sabido
Member for Albay-3rd
(1894–1980)
Nacionalista 1933 1933 9th Legislature
Francisco Varona
Member for Manila-1st
Nacionalista 1934 1934 9th Legislature
José E. Romero
Member for Negros Oriental-2nd
(1897–1978)
Nacionalista 1934 1935 10th Legislature
National Assembly of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
1935-1941
José E. Romero
Member for Negros Oriental-2nd
(1897–1978)
Nacionalista 1935 1938 1st National Assembly
Quintin Paredes
Member for Abra
(1884–1973)
Nacionalista 1938 1941 2nd National Assembly
National Assembly of the Republic of the Philippines

1943-1945

Francisco Zulueta
Member for Bacolod
(1891–1947)
KALIBAPI 1943 1944 National Assembly
House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
1945-1946
Eugenio Pérez
Member for Pangasinan-2nd
(1896–1957)
Liberal 1945 1946 1st Congress
Raul Leuterio
Member for Mindoro
Liberal 1946 1946 2nd Congress
House of Representatives of the Philippines
1946-1972
Raul Leuterio
Member for Mindoro
Liberal 1946 1953 1st Congress
2nd Congress
Arturo Tolentino
Member for Manila-3rd
(1910–2004)
Nacionalista 1954 1957 3rd Congress
Jose Aldeguer
Member for Iloilo-5th
Nacionalista 1958 1961 4th Congress
Francisco Ortega
Member for La Union-1st
Nacionalista 1962 1962 5th Congress
Justiniano Montano
Member for Cavite
(1905–2005)
Nacionalista 1962 1967 5th Congress
6th Congress
Marcelino Veloso
Member for Leyte-3rd
Nacionalista 1967 1972 6th Congress
7th Congress
Batasang Pambansa
1978-1986
Jose Roño, Jr.
Member for Region XIII (until 1984)
Member for Samar (from 1984)
(1923–2002)
KBL 1978 1986 Interim Batasang Pambansa
Regular Batasang Pambansa
House of Representatives of the Philippines
1987-present
Francisco Sumulong
Member for Rizal-1st
(1918–2004)
LDP 1987 1992 8th Congress
Ronaldo Zamora
Member for San Juan-Mandaluyong
(born 1944)
Lakas 1992 1995 9th Congress
Rodolfo Albano
Member for Isabela-1st
(1934–2019)
NPC 1995 1998 10th Congress
Mar Roxas
Member for Capiz-1st
(born 1957)
Liberal 1998 2000 11th Congress
Eduardo Gullas
Member for Cebu-1st
(born 1930)
LAMMP 2000 2000 11th Congress
Bellaflor Angara-Castillo
Member for Aurora
(born 1939)
LDP 2000 2001 11th Congress
Sergio Apostol
Member for Leyte-2nd
(born 1935)
Lakas 2001 2001 11th Congress
Neptali Gonzales II
Member for Mandaluyong
(born 1954)
Lakas 2001 2004 12th Congress
Prospero Nograles
Member for Davao City-1st
(1947–2019)
Lakas 2004 2007 13th Congress
Arthur Defensor, Sr.
Member for Iloilo-3rd
(born 1941)
Lakas 2007 2010 14th Congress
Neptali Gonzales II
Member for Mandaluyong
(born 1954)
Liberal 2010 2016 15th Congress

16th Congress

Rodolfo Fariñas
Member for Ilocos Norte-1st
(born 1951)
PDP-Laban 2016 2018 17th Congress
Rolando Andaya Jr.
Member for Camarines Sur-1st
(born 1969)
NPC 2018 2019 17th Congress
Fredenil Castro
Member for Capiz-2nd
(born 1951)
NUP 2019 2019 17th Congress
Martin Romualdez
Member for Leyte-1st
(born 1963)
Lakas–CMD 2019 Incumbent 18th Congress

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Pobre, Cesar P. Philippine Legislature 100 Years. ISBN 971-92245-0-9.