Northern Samar's 2nd congressional district

Northern Samar's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It has been represented in the House of Representatives since 1987.[3] The district covers the province's eastern half which contains the municipalities of Catubig, Gamay, Laoang, Lapinig, Las Navas, Mapanas, Palapag, Pambujan, San Roque and Silvino Lobos.[4] It is currently represented in the 18th Congress by Jose L. Ong Jr. of the National Unity Party (NUP).[5]

Northern Samar's 2nd congressional district
Constituency
for the House of Representatives of the Philippines
Northern Samar in Philippines.svg
Location of Northern Samar within the Philippines
ProvinceNorthern Samar
RegionEastern Visayas
Population296,114 (2015)[1]
Electorate201,201 (2019)[2]
Major settlements
Area1,755.47 km2 (677.79 sq mi)
Current constituency
Created1987
RepresentativeJose L. Ong Jr.
Political party  NUP
Congressional blocMajority

Representation historyEdit

# Member Term of office Congress Party Electoral history Constituent
LGUs
Start End

Northern Samar's 2nd district for the House of Representatives of the PhilippinesEdit

District created February 2, 1987 from Northern Samar's at-large district.[4]
1 Jose L. Ong Jr. June 30, 1987 June 30, 1992 8th LDP Elected in 1987. 1987–present
Catubig, Gamay, Laoang, Lapinig, Las Navas, Mapanas, Palapag, Pambujan, San Roque, Silvino Lobos
2 Wilmar P. Lucero June 30, 1992 June 30, 1998 9th Liberal Elected in 1992.
10th Re-elected in 1995.
3 Romualdo T. Vicencio June 30, 1998 July 26, 2006 11th Liberal Elected in 1998.
12th Lakas–CMD Re-elected in 2001.
13th Re-elected in 2004.
Died in office.
vacant July 26, 2006 June 30, 2007 No special election held to fill vacancy.
4 Emil L. Ong June 30, 2007 June 30, 2016 14th Lakas–CMD Elected in 2007.
15th NUP Re-elected in 2010.
16th Re-elected in 2013.
5 Edwin C. Ongchuan June 30, 2016 June 30, 2019 17th NUP Elected in 2016.
(1) Jose L. Ong Jr. June 30, 2019 Incumbent 18th NUP Elected in 2019.

Election resultsEdit

2019Edit

2016Edit

2013Edit

2010Edit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TABLE 1. Population of legislative districts by Region, Province, and selected Highly Urbanized/Component City : 2015". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved March 11, 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 March 11, 2021.
  3. ^ "Roster of Philippine legislators". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved March 11, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. Retrieved March 11, 2021.
  5. ^ "House Members". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved March 11, 2021.