Legislative districts of the Philippines


Legislative districts of the Philippines

The Legislative districts of the Philippines are the division are the representations of the Philippines' provinces and cities in the Philippine Congress. Representation

History

Representation to the legislature traces its origin during the Spanish era, when the Philippines was granted representa

enatorial districts

From 1916 to 1935, the Philippines was divided into 12 senatorial districts. Each district, except for the twelfth senatorial district elect two senators to the Senate. The senators from 12th senatorial district were appointed by the U.S. Governor-General. Since 1941, when the Senate was restored all twenty-four senators were elected at-large in intervals.

Representative districts


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