legislative districts - updates

Rappler's latest stories on legislative districts


New districts, old names: Battles for House seats created under Duterte

May 10, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Some of those vying for the 5 new congressional seats are former lawmakers, longtime politicians, or scions of political dynasties

Duterte signs law creating 2 new Isabela districts

Sep 27, 2018 - 4:23 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also signs a proclamation creating a special economic zone near the Mactan International Airport in Cebu

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) personnel on the sidelines of the send-off ceremony for the 250 transport vehicle units of the BJMP at Camp General Vicente Lim in Calamba City, Laguna on September 26, 2018. Joining the President is Secretary Christopher Lawrence 'Bong' Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Aklan split into two congressional districts

Sep 25, 2018 - 7:07 PM

President Duterte signs Republic Act 11077 reapportioning Aklan into two legislative districts. Their representatives will be elected in May 2019.

Calamba City gets own congressional district

Sep 25, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Republic Act 11078 carves the city out of the 2nd District of Laguna

Congressional races: Will there be 15 more in 2016?

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:40 PM

If bills seeking to create new congressional districts are passed before the next elections there will be 15 new posts for politicians to contest

Biñan gets own congressional district

Apr 02, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Republic Act 10658 which President Aquino signed in late March separates the city of Biñan from the first legislative district of Laguna

Senate approves creation of Biñan congressional district

Jan 26, 2015 - 8:44 PM

When signed into law the bill will separate the City of Biñan – which has a population of 283 396 as of 2010 – from the first legislative district of Laguna

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House bill proposes creation of Biñan district

Jun 03, 2014 - 4:26 PM

House Bill 3917 seeks to separate Biñan from the 1st district of Laguna

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QC to have two additional districts

Jul 10, 2012 - 7:56 PM

President Aquino approves a proposal that will create two new legislative districts and 12 Sangguniang Panglungsod seats in Quezon City