Nueva Ecija's 1st congressional district

Nueva Ecija's 1st congressional district is one of the four congressional districts of the Philippines in the province of Nueva Ecija. It has been represented in the House of Representatives of the Philippines since 1928.[3] The district consists of the western municipalities of Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Licab, Nampicuan, Quezon, Santo Domingo, Talavera and Zaragoza. It is currently represented in the 18th Congress by Estrellita B. Suansing of the PDP–Laban.[4]

Nueva Ecija's 1st congressional district
Constituency
for the House of Representatives of the Philippines
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Boundary of the 1st congressional district in Nueva Ecija
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Location of Nueva Ecija within the Philippines
ProvinceNueva Ecija
RegionCentral Luzon
Population563,196 (2015)[1]
Electorate317,626 (2016)[2]
Major settlements
Area1,027.38 km2 (396.67 sq mi)
Current constituency
Created1926
RepresentativeEstrellita B. Suansing
Political party  PDP–Laban
Congressional blocMajority

Representation historyEdit

# Member Term of office Legislature Party Electoral history Constituent
LGUs
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Nueva Ecija's 1st district for the House of Representatives of the Philippine IslandsEdit

District created December 7, 1926 from Nueva Ecija's at-large district.[5]
1 Hermogenes Concepción Sr. June 5, 1928 June 2, 1931 8th Demócrata Elected in 1928. 1928–1935
Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Jaen, Licab, Lupao, Muñoz, Nampicuan, Quezon, San Antonio, Santo Domingo, Talavera, Zaragoza
2 Manuel V. Gallego June 2, 1931 June 5, 1934 9th Nacionalista
Consolidado
Elected in 1931.
3 José Robles Jr. June 5, 1934 September 16, 1935 10th Nacionalista
Demócrata Pro-Independencia
Elected in 1934.
# Member Term of office National
Assembly
Party Electoral history Constituent
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Nueva Ecija's 1st district for the National Assembly (Commonwealth of the Philippines)Edit

4 Manuel A. Alzate September 16, 1935 December 30, 1941 1st Nacionalista
Democrático
Elected in 1935. 1935–1941
Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Jaen, Licab, Lupao, Muñoz, Nampicuan, Quezon, San Antonio, Santo Domingo, Talavera, Zaragoza
2nd Nacionalista Re-elected in 1938.
District dissolved into the two-seat Nueva Ecija's at-large district for the National Assembly (Second Philippine Republic).
# Member Term of office Common
wealth
Congress
Party Electoral history Constituent
LGUs
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Nueva Ecija's 1st district for the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of the PhilippinesEdit

District re-created May 24, 1945.
(2) Manuel V. Gallego June 11, 1945 May 25, 1946 1st Nacionalista Elected in 1941. 1945–1946
Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Jaen, Licab, Lupao, Muñoz, Nampicuan, Quezon, San Antonio, Santo Domingo, Talavera, Zaragoza
# Member Term of office Congress Party Electoral history Constituent
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Nueva Ecija's 1st district for the House of Representatives of the PhilippinesEdit

5 José Cando May 25, 1946 December 30, 1949 1st Democratic Alliance Elected in 1946.
Oath of office deferred to January 29, 1948 due to electoral protests against Democratic Alliance candidates.
1946–1949
Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Jaen, Licab, Lupao, Muñoz, Nampicuan, Quezon, San Antonio, Santo Domingo, Talavera, Zaragoza
6 José O. Corpus December 30, 1949 December 30, 1957 2nd Liberal Elected in 1949. 1949–1972
Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Jaen, Licab, Lupao, Muñoz, Nampicuan, Quezon, San Antonio, Santo Domingo, Talavera, Talugtug, Zaragoza
3rd Re-elected in 1953.
7 Eugenio T. Baltao December 30, 1957 December 30, 1969 4th Liberal Elected in 1957.
5th Re-elected in 1961.
6th Re-elected in 1965.
8 Leopoldo D. Díaz December 30, 1969 September 23, 1972 7th Nacionalista Elected in 1969.
Removed from office after imposition of martial law.
District dissolved into the sixteen-seat Region III's at-large district for the Interim Batasang Pambansa, followed by the four-seat Nueva Ecija's at-large district for the Regular Batasang Pambansa.
District re-created February 2, 1987.
9 Eduardo Nonato Joson June 30, 1987 June 30, 1992 8th KBL
BALANE
Elected in 1987. 1987–present
Aliaga, Cuyapo, Guimba, Licab, Nampicuan, Quezon, Santo Domingo, Talavera, Zaragoza
10 Renato Diaz June 30, 1992 June 30, 1998 9th Lakas–CMD Elected in 1992.
10th Re-elected in 1995.
11 Josefina M. Joson June 30, 1998 June 30, 2007 11th NPC
BALANE
Elected in 1998.
12th Re-elected in 2001.
13th Re-elected in 2004.
(9) Eduardo Nonato Joson June 30, 2007 June 30, 2010 14th Independent
BALANE
Elected in 2007.
(11) Josefina M. Joson June 30, 2010 June 30, 2013 15th NPC
BALANE
Elected in 2010.
12 Estrellita B. Suansing June 30, 2013 Incumbent 16th Independent
Unang Sigaw
Elected in 2013.
17th PDP–Laban Re-elected in 2016.
18th Re-elected in 2019.

Election resultsEdit

2016Edit

2016 Philippine House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Estrelita Suansing 145,685
UNA Josefina Joson 78,512
Invalid or blank votes 31,478
Total votes 255,675
Liberal hold

2013Edit

2013 Philippine House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Unang Sigaw Estrellita Suansing 94,952 45.12
NPC Mariano Cristino Joson 78,267 37.19
Independent Renato Diaz 14,805 7.03
Margin of victory 16,685 7.93%
Invalid or blank votes 22,427 10.66
Total votes 210,451 100.00

2010Edit

2010 Philippine House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Josefina Joson 107,202 53.37
Lakas Renato Diaz 84,750 42.19
Liberal Richard Maliwat 6,388 3.18
PGRP Yolanda de Jesus 1,534 0.76
Independent Vitaliano Ugalde 998 0.50
Valid ballots 200,872 88.10
Invalid or blank votes 27,133 11.90
Total votes 228,005 100.00
NPC gain from Independent

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TABLE 1. Population of legislative districts by Region, Province, and selected Highly Urbanized/Component City : 2015". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  2. ^ "Philippines 2016 Voters Profile". Commission on Elections (Philippines). Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  3. ^ "Roster of Philippine legislators". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  4. ^ "House Members". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  5. ^ "Act No. 3336, (1926-12-07)". Lawyerly. Retrieved April 21, 2020.