President of the Senate of the Philippines
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The President of the Senate of the Philippines, or more popularly known as the Senate President, is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the Senate of the Philippines, and third highest and most powerful official in the Government of the Philippines.wikipedia
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The Senate President is second in line in succession for the presidency, behind the Vice President of the Philippines and in front of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.
The Speaker is the third and last in line in succession for the presidency, after the President of the Senate of the Philippines, and Vice President of the Philippines.
Vicente Sotto IIITitoVicente C. Sotto III
The current Senate President of the 17th Congress of the Philippines is Tito Sotto, who was elected on May 21, 2018.
Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III (born August 24, 1948) is a Filipino politician and the incumbent Senate President of the Philippines.
The President of the Senate of the Philippines, or more popularly known as the Senate President, is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the Senate of the Philippines, and third highest and most powerful official in the Government of the Philippines.
In the Senate, the officers are the Senate President, Senate President pro tempore, Majority Floor Leader, Minority Floor Leader and the Senate Secretary and the Senate Sergeant at Arms who shall be elected by the Senators from among the employees and staff of the Senate.
CACommission on Appointment
The Commission is composed of the Senate President, the ex officio Chairman, twelve Senators and twelve members of the House of Representatives.
Jose AvelinoJosé D. AvelinoJose D. Avelino
José Dira Avelino (August 5, 1890 – July 21, 1986) was the first President of the Senate of the Third Republic of the Philippines and the second President of the Liberal Party.
The bill, however, was opposed by the then-Philippine Senate President Manuel L. Quezon and was also rejected by the Philippine Senate.
Jose ZuluetaJose C. ZuluetaJose Clemente Zulueta
He was elected as Senate President for a brief period in 1953.
Arturo M. TolentinoArturo M. Tolentino, Sr.Arturo Modesto Tolentino
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Manuel QuezonManuel Luis QuezonQuezon
Representation was by senatorial district; Manuel L. Quezon was elected senator from the now-defunct 5th Legislative District.
144''. This highest of advisory bodies to the President was henceforth to be composed of the President, the Vice-President, Senate President, House Speaker, Senate President pro tempore, House Speaker pro tempore, Majority Floor leader of both chambers of Congress, former Presidents of the Philippines, and some three to five prominent citizens.
Neptali A. GonzalesNeptali A. Gonzales, Sr.Neptali Gonzales, Sr.
Neptali Álvaro Gonzales (June 10, 1923 – September 16, 2001), also known as Neptali Gonzales, Sr., was the President of the Philippine Senate from 1992 to 1993, 1995 to 1996, and 1998.
Jovito R. SalongaSenator Jovito SalongaDr. Jovito Salonga
Salonga was the 14th President of the Senate of the Philippines serving from 1987 to 1992.
Edgardo J. AngaraAngara Edgardo Angara
Edgardo Javier Angara (September 24, 1934 – May 13, 2018) was a Filipino politician who served as the President of the Senate of the Philippines from 1993 to 1995.
Ferdinand E. MarcosMarcosPresident Marcos
From 1963 to 1965, he became the Senate President.
Gil J. PuyatGil J. Puyat, Sr.
Gil Juco Puyat Sr. (September 1, 1907 – March 22, 1981) was a Filipino statesman and businessman who served as a Senator of the Philippines from 1951, and as Senate President from 1967 to 1972.
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A tied vote, therefore, means that the motion is lost, and that the Senate President cannot cast a tie-breaking vote since that would mean that the presiding officer would have had voted twice.
In the Senate, the President of the Senate votes last; therefore, if the motion is tied, it is lost.
Ernesto M. MacedaErnesto M. Maceda, Sr.Ernesto Maceda, Jr.
He served as Senate President from 1996 to 1998.
Franklin M. DrilonDrilonDrilon wing
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Blas F. Ople
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Mariano Jesus CuencoMariano Jesús D. CuencoMariano Jesús L. Cuenco
From 1949 to 1951, he served as Senate President and Chairman of the Commission on Appointments.
Eulogio A. Rodriguez, Sr.Eulogio Rodriguez, Sr.Eulogio "Amang" Rodriguez
Camilo O. OsíasCamilo OsiasCamilo O. Osias
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Macapagal was defeated for re-election in 1965 by Senate President Ferdinand Marcos, a former Liberal Party ally who defected to the Nacionalista party to challenge the incumbent President.
All Senators from 1941 onwards were elected at-large, with the whole Philippines as one constituency.