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May 9, 2022 Confirmed

Philippines

Republic of the Philippines

Election for Senado (Philippine Senate)

Results

Cast Votes:55,549,791
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Nationalist People's Coalition 4 80980940

Independants 4 79912638

PDP-Laban 1 26612434

Nationalist 1 19475592

Akbayan 1 15420807

Force of the Filipino Masses 1 15108625

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Note: Voters can vote for up to twelve (12) candidates. As such, the votes per party reflected in the results is signifcantly higher than the number of voters. 

 

At stake in this election:

  • This election will determine 12 seats of the 24 seat Senate.

*Note: This election is being held concurrently with the Presidential election and the elections for members of the House of Representatives.

Description of government structure [i]:

  • Chief of State: President Rodrigo DUTERTE (since 30 June 2016)
  • Assembly: Bicameral Congress (Kongreso) that includes the 24-seat Senate (Senado) and the 304-seat House of Representatives (Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan).

*Note: The President is both the Chief of State and Head of Government. There is also an elected Vice President, who is currently Leni ROBREDO (since 30 June 2016).

Description of electoral system [ii]:

  • The President and Vice President are directly elected on separate ballots by simple majority popular vote for a single 6-year term.
  • Members of the Senate (Senado) are directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by majority vote to serve 6-year terms.
  • 243 members of the House of Representatives (Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan) are elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote. 61 members who represent minority groups are directly elected by party-list proportional representation vote. Members of the House of Representatives serve 3-year terms.

Last Election [iii]:

  • The last election for the Senate was held on May 13th, 2019. The Philippine Democratic Party-People's Power (PDP-Laban) won 4 seats. The Nacionalista Party (NP) won 3 seats. The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD), Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), the Struggle of Filipino Democrats (LDP), and an independent candidate each won 1 seat.

Main parties in this election*:

  • Aksyon
    • Candidates in this election: Carl BALITA, Samira GUTOC, Jopet SISON
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Akbayan
    • Candidate in this election: Risa HONTIVEROS
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Ang Kapatiran
    • Candidate in this election: Alex LACSON
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Bagumbayan
    • Candidate in this election: Dick GORDON
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Bigis Pinoy
    • Candidate in this election: Leo OLARTE
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Democratic Party of the Philippines (DPP)
    • Candidate in this election: Baldomero FALCONE
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Federalism of the Noble Blooded Association (PDDS) / Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan
    • Candidates in this election: Greco BELGICA, Nur-Ana SAHIDULLA
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Force of the Filipino Masses (PMP) / Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
    • Candidate in this election: Jinggoy ESTRADA
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Katipunan
    • Candidate in this election: Marieta MINDALANO-ADAM
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Liberal Party
    • Candidates in this election: Teddy BAGUILAT, Leila DE LIMA, Antonio TRILLANES
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Makabayan
    • Candidate in this election: Elmer LABOG
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Nationalist / Nacionalista
    • Candidate in this election: Mark VILLAR
    • Seats won in last election: 3 out of 24
  • Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC)
    • Candidates in this election: Herbert BAUTISTA, JV EJERCITO, Francis ESCUDERO, Win GATCHALIAN, Loren LEGARDA, Emmanuel PINOL
    • Seats won in last election: 1 out of 24
  • New Society Movement (KBL) / Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
    • Candidate in this election: Larry GADON
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM) / Partido Lakas ng Masa
    • Candidates in this election: Roy CABONEGRO, David D’ANGELO, Luke ESPIRITU
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • People’s Reform Party (PRP)
    • Candidates in this election: Harry ROQUE, Giliberto TEODORO
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • PDP-Laban / Partido Demokrtiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan
    • Candidates in this election: Lutgardo BARBO, Silvestre BELLO Jr., John CASTRICIONES, Rey LANGIT, Rodante MARCOLETA, Robin PADILLA, Salvador PANELO, Astravel PIMENTEL-NAIK
    • Seats won in last election: 4 out of 24
  • PM***
    • Candidate in this election: Willie RICABLANCA Jr.
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • PPM***
    • Candidate in this election: Emily MALLILLIN
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • Reporma
    • Candidate in this election: Minguita PADILLA
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24
  • United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)
    • Candidate in this election: Jejomar BINAY
    • Seats won in last election: 1 out of 24
  • Workers’ and Peasants’ Party (WPP)**
    • Candidates in this election: Ibrahim ALBANI, Melchor CHAVEZ
    • Seats won in last election: 0 out of 24

*Note: The following candidates are running as independents: Abner AFUANG, Jesus ARRANZA, Agnes BAILEN, Alan Peter CAYETANO, Gregorio HONASAN, RJ JAVELLANA, Nur-Mahal KIRAM, Ariel LIM, Francis Leo MARCOS, Sonny MATULA, Raffy TULFO, Rey VALEROS, Joel VILLANUEVA, Carmen ZUBIAGA, Juan Miguel ZUBIRI

**Note: the WPP is also known as the Labor Party Philippines.

*** Acronym not available

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 110,818,325 (July 2021 est.) [iv]
  • Registered Voters: 63,643,263 (2019 est.) [v]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: Not available
  • Are the Philippines a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (15 July 1980) [vi]
  • Have the Philippines ratified CEDAW: Yes (5 August 1981) [vii]
  • Gender Quota: Yes, voluntary quotas. There are no legislated quotas for the Senate nor House of Representatives, but some political parties have adopted voluntary quotas. [viii]
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of female legislators: Not available
  • Human Development Index Position: 0.718 (ranked 107) [ix]
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very high (53%) [x]

Disability Data:

  • Are the Philippines a signatory to CRPD: Yes (25 September 2007) [xi]
  • Have the Philippines ratified CRPD: Yes (15 April 2008) [xii]
  • Population with a disability: 15,149,756 (2022 est.) [xiii]