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Legislative district of Southern Leyte

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Legislative district of Southern Leyte

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The Legislative District of Southern Leyte is the representation of the Province of Southern Leyte in the Philippine House of Representatives. Prior to the election of Southern Leyte's own representative as an independent province, areas currently under the jurisdiction of the province were represented as part of Leyte's second and third districts from 1907 to 1931, and of the third district from 1931 to 1961. From 1978 to 1984 it was part of the representation of Region VIII.

Lone District

  • Population (2010): 399,137
Period Representative
5th Congress
Nicanor E. Yñiguez, Jr.
6th Congress
7th Congress
Regular Batasang Pambansa
8th Congress
Roger G. Mercado
9th Congress
10th Congress
11th Congress
Aniceto G. Saludo, Jr.
12th Congress
13th Congress
Roger G. Mercado
14th Congress
15th Congress
16th Congress
Damian G. Mercado

See also


  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library

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