2016 Philippine parliamentary elections (Federalism)

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1984 Flag of Philippines 2020
Philippine parliamentary election, 2016
All 465 seats in the Batasan Pambansa

233 seats needed for a majority

October 24, 2016
Turnout 78.2%
First party Second party
Mainemendoza GMA 0024
Leader Maine Mendoza Louise delos Reyes
Party Nacionalista PDP-LABAN
Alliance KBL UNIDO
Leader since 15 July 2016 21 August 2016
Leader's seat Bulacan - 4th Cavite - 6th
Last election new party new party
Seats after 233 232
Seat change new party new party
Seats in the Batasan Pambansa, Vice President Marcos-back KBL has Majority while the Administration-back UNIDO has Minority by coalition
Incumbent Acting Prime Minister
Maine Mendoza
Subsequent Prime Minister
Maine Mendoza

The Philippine parliamentary election of 2016 were held on Monday, October 24, 2016 together with Barangay and SK Elections.Each of the 465 parliamentary constituencies elected one to three Member of Parliament (Mambabatas Pambansa) to the National Assembly (Batasan Pambansa), the dominant house of Parliament. It was the first general election after the major constitutional reform of 1987 Constitution including shifting the form of Government from Unitary presidential to Federal parliamentary Republic by President Rodrigo Duterte by Referendum abolishing the Congress. Vice President Bongbong Marcos backed centre-right KBL coalition leader Maine Mendoza subsequently formed the first parliamentary government since 1978 gains majority in the Parliament of 233 MPs. President Duterte backed centre-left UNIDO, led by Louise delos Reyes, was minority of 232 MPs.

Election Results

Alliance Leader Vote % Seats (change)
1 KBL Maine Mendoza 50.1% 233 (new party)
2 UNIDO Louise delos Reyes 49.7% 232 (new party)
3 Other Parties N/A 1.2% 0

This is a seats of the Batasan Pambansa by party. The lagrest party was President Duterte-backed PDP-LABAN but the majority is Koalisyon Bagong Lipunan (KBL).


Koalisyon Bagong Lipunan (KBL) - New Society Coalition led by Maine Mendoza

  • Nacionalista Party (affliated in Bangsamoro- MNLF)
  • Lakas-CMD
  • Pwersa ng Masa Pilipino
  • People's Reform Party
  • National Unity Party
  • Bagumbayan-VNP

United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO) led by Louise delos Reyes

  • PDP-LABAN (affliated in Bangsamoro- MILF as UBJP)
  • Liberal Party
  • Nationalist People's Coalition
  • Makabayan Bloc
  1. Communist Party of the Philippines
  2. Bayan
  3. NDF
  • Centrist Democratic Party
  • Social Justice Society

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