House of Representatives of the Philippines

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The House of Representatives of the Philippines (, Cámara de Representantes de Filipinas) is the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines.wikipedia
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Legislative districts of the Philippines

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The 18th Congress has 245 legislative districts, each composed of about 250,000 people.
Congressional districts are for House of Representatives, while there are districts for Sangguniang Panlalawigan, and some Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Congress of the Philippines

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The House of Representatives of the Philippines (, Cámara de Representantes de Filipinas) is the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines.
It is a bicameral body consisting of the Senate (upper chamber), and the House of Representatives (lower chamber), although colloquially, the term "congress" commonly refers to just the latter.

Alan Peter Cayetano

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The House of Representatives is headed by the Speaker, currently Alan Peter Cayetano of Taguig-Pateros.
Alan Peter Schramm Cayetano (born October 28, 1970) is a Filipino politician and diplomat who currently serves as Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.

Quezon City

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The official headquarters of the House of Representatives is at the Batasang Pambansa (literally, national legislature) located in the Batasan Hills in Quezon City in Metro Manila.
Quezon City hosts a number of government offices, the most important of which are the Batasang Pambansa Complex (the seat of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Philippine Congress), and the Quezon City Reception House (the current seat of the Vice President of the Philippines).

Batasang Pambansa Complex

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The official headquarters of the House of Representatives is at the Batasang Pambansa (literally, national legislature) located in the Batasan Hills in Quezon City in Metro Manila.
The Batasang Pambansa Complex is the headquarters of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.

Batasan Hills

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The official headquarters of the House of Representatives is at the Batasang Pambansa (literally, national legislature) located in the Batasan Hills in Quezon City in Metro Manila.
The Batasang Pambansa Complex, which sits atop the Constitution Hill, is the legislative session hall of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.

Philippine Assembly

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The Philippine Bill of 1902, a basic law, or organic act, of the Insular Government, mandated that once certain conditions were met a bicameral, or two-chamber, Philippine Legislature would be created with the previously existing, all-appointed Philippine Commission as the upper house and the Philippine Assembly as the lower house.
The Philippine Assembly (sometimes called the Philippine National Assembly) was the lower house of the Philippines from 1907 to 1916, when it was renamed the House of Representatives of the Philippines.

Senate of the Philippines

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The Philippine Commission was abolished and a new fully elected, bicameral Philippine Legislature consisting of a House of Representatives and a Senate was established.
The Senate of the Philippines (Filipino: Senado ng Pilipinas, also Mataas na Kapulungan ng Pilipinas or "upper chamber") is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress; the House of Representatives is the lower house.

Ferdinand Marcos

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This set up continued until President Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and abolished Congress.
Marcos started as an attorney, then served in the Philippine House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the Philippine Senate from 1959 to 1965.

Constitution of the Philippines

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The 1935 Constitution established a unicameral National Assembly.
The Constitutional Commission was composed of forty-eight members appointed by Aquino from varied backgrounds including several former members of the House of Representatives, former justices of the Supreme Court, a Roman Catholic bishop, and political activists against the Marcos regime.

Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino

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Corazon Aquino who nominally had no party, supported the Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP; Struggle of the Democratic Filipinos).
There are no results available of the last 2004 election for the House of Representatives, but according to the website of the House, the party held 7 out of 235 seats (State of the Parties, June 2005).

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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With the victory of Fidel V. Ramos in the 1992 presidential election, many representatives defected to his Lakas-NUCD party; the same would happen with Joseph Estrada's victory in 1998, but he lost support when he was ousted after the 2001 EDSA Revolution that brought his vice president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to power.
She recently held the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, making her the first woman to hold the position from 2018 until 2019 before her retirement.

Liberal Party (Philippines)

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The "Liberal bloc" of the Nacionalistas permanently split from their ranks, creating the Liberal Party.
As of the 2019 midterm elections, the Liberals is still the primary opposition party and hold only three seats in the Senate, 18 seats in the House of Representatives, two provincial governorships, and five vice governorships.

Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines

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The House of Representatives is headed by the Speaker, currently Alan Peter Cayetano of Taguig-Pateros.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the lower house of Congress, the House of Representatives, as well as the fourth highest and most powerful official of the Government of the Philippines.

Fidel Ramos

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With the victory of Fidel V. Ramos in the 1992 presidential election, many representatives defected to his Lakas-NUCD party; the same would happen with Joseph Estrada's victory in 1998, but he lost support when he was ousted after the 2001 EDSA Revolution that brought his vice president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to power.
His father, Narciso Ramos (1900–1986), was a lawyer, journalist and five-term legislator of the House of Representatives, who eventually rose to the position of Secretary of Foreign Affairs.

Jose de Venecia Jr.

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Unlike the Senate President, the Speaker usually serves the entire term of Congress, although there had been instances when the Speaker left office due to conflict with the president: examples include Jose de Venecia Jr.'s resignation as speaker in 2008 when his son Joey de Venecia exposed alleged corrupt practices by First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, and Manny Villar's ouster occurred after he allowed the impeachment of President Estrada in 2000.
Jose Claveria de Venecia Jr., also known as JDV or Joe De V or Mikey Mikey (born December 26, 1936), is a former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, serving from 1992 to 1998 and from 2001 to 2008.

10th Congress of the Philippines

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There was a position of speaker pro tempore for congresses prior the reorganization of the officers of the House of Representatives during the 10th Congress in 1995.
The Tenth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikasampung Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate of the Philippines and House of Representatives of the Philippines.

12th Congress of the Philippines

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Then, in 2001 during the 12th Congress, a Deputy Speaker "at large" was created.
The Twelfth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikalabindalawang Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the national Lower House of the legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate of the Philippines and House of Representatives of the Philippines.

15th Congress of the Philippines

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In the 15th Congress starting in 2010, all six deputy speakers are "at large".
The Fifteenth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikalabinlimang Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was a meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Metro Manila

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The official headquarters of the House of Representatives is at the Batasang Pambansa (literally, national legislature) located in the Batasan Hills in Quezon City in Metro Manila.
Meanwhile, the House of Representatives of the Philippines is based in the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City along with the Sandiganbayan.

Paolo Duterte

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Paolo "Pulong" Zimmerman Duterte (born March 24, 1975) is a Filipino politician who is the Representative of Davao City's 1st District.

Manuel Villar

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Unlike the Senate President, the Speaker usually serves the entire term of Congress, although there had been instances when the Speaker left office due to conflict with the president: examples include Jose de Venecia Jr.'s resignation as speaker in 2008 when his son Joey de Venecia exposed alleged corrupt practices by First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, and Manny Villar's ouster occurred after he allowed the impeachment of President Estrada in 2000.
Villar entered politics in 1992 when he was elected congressman representing the district of Las Piñas-Muntinlupa, and later became Speaker of the House of Representatives.

National Assembly of the Philippines

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The 1935 Constitution established a unicameral National Assembly.
The Jones Law provided for a Senate and a House of Representatives, whose membership were elected except for a few, which were appointed by the U.S. Governor-General, without the need for any confirmation.

Legislative districts of Sorsogon

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The Legislative Districts of Sorsogon, namely the first and second, are the representations of the Province of Sorsogon in the Philippine House of Representatives.

Prospero Pichay Jr.

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He is the incumbent congressman/representative of Surigao del Sur's 1st district and had previously held the same position from 1998 to 2007.