ElectionGudie

May 13, 2019 Held

63,665,923
Registered to Vote
Philippines

Republic of the Philippines

Election for Senado (Philippine Senate)

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Results:

Seats Won in this Election:

  • Philippine Democratic Party-People’s Power (PDP-Laban):       4
  • Nacionalista Party (NP):       3
  • United Nationalist Alliance (UNA):       1
  • Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD):       1
  • Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC):       1
  • Struggle of Filipino Democrats (LDP):       1
  • Independents:       1

At Stake in this Election:

  • 12 seats in the Senado (Senate)

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Rodrigo DUTERTE
  • Head of Government: President Rodrigo DUTERTE
  • Assembly: Philippines has a bicameral Kongreso (Congress) consisting of the Senado (Senate) with 24 seats and the Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan (House of Representatives), which currently has 297 seats.

Electoral System:

  • Members of the Senate are directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by majority vote. Members serve 6-year terms with one-half of the membership renewed every 3 years.

Main Parties in this Election:

Population and Registered Voters:        

  • Population: 108,106,310 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 61,843,750 domestic, 1,822,173 overseas

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 64,757,286 (2019 est.)
  • Is Philippines a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (15 July 1980)
  • Has Philippines ratified CEDAW: Yes (5 August 1981)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 85 (27.16%) There are 79 women serving in the House of Representatives (27.34%) and 6 in the Senate (25%).
  • Human Development Index Position: 113 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very High (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Philippines a signatory to CRPD: Yes (25 September 2007)
  • Has Philippines ratified CRPD: Yes (15 April 2008)
  • Population with a disability: 15,149,756 (est.)