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Legislative district of Eastern Samar

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Legislative district of Eastern Samar

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The Legislative District of Eastern Samar is the representation of the Province of Eastern Samar in the Philippine House of Representatives. Eastern Samar was represented as the third district of Samar until Republic Act No. 4221 was ratified in November 1965, after which the representative of the third district of Samar automatically served as Eastern Samar's representative. It was part of the representation of Region VIII from 1978 to 1984.

Lone District

  • Population (2010): 428,877
Period Representative
6th Congress
Felipe J. Abrigo
7th Congress
Regular Batasang Pambansa
Vicente O. Valley
8th Congress
Jose T. Ramirez
9th Congress
10th Congress
11th Congress
Marcelino C. Libanan
12th Congress
13th Congress
14th Congress
Teodolo M. Coquilla
15th Congress
Ben P. Evardone
16th Congress
^1 Elected in 1965 as representative of the third district of Samar. Automatically became representative of the lone district of Eastern Samar upon ratification of RA 4221 in November 1965.
^2 Appointed Commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration on April 18, 2007.

See also


  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library

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