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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
1965–1969
Felipe J. Abrigo
7th Congress
1969–1972
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Vicente O. Valley
8th Congress
1987–1992
Jose T. Ramirez
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Marcelino C. Libanan
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
14th Congress
2007–2010
Teodolo M. Coquilla
15th Congress
2010–2013
Ben P. Evardone
16th Congress
2013–2016
^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

References

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library

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