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Which senators had perfect attendance in regular sessions of 18th Congress?

/ 04:11 PM August 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — Eight senators, including Senate President Vicente Sotto III, have recorded perfect attendance during the first regular session of the 18th Congress.

Senate records released on Wednesday showed that Sotto as well as Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, and Senators Nancy Binay, Ronald Dela Rosa, Sherwin Gatchalian, Risa Hontiveros, and Joel Villanueva were present for all the 67 plenary sessions from July 22, 2019 to June 4, 2020.

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However, only Sotto and Zubiri responded to all roll calls and arrived on time for all sessions.

Senator Sonny Angara responded to the roll call in 57 sessions but arrived after the roll call nine times. He was on an official mission once.

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Binay responded to the roll call 66 times and missed the roll call only once.

Senator Pia Cayetano was on time for 57 sessions and arrived after the roll call six times. She was on an official mission once and had three absences.

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senator Ronald Dela Rosa both responded to the roll call 63 times but arrived after the roll call four times.

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian was on time for 60 sessions but arrived after the roll call seven times.

Senator Bong Go meanwhile responded to the roll call in 62 sessions but missed the roll call four times. He had one official mission abroad.

Senator Richard Gordon responded to the roll call at 30 sessions and arrived after the roll call in 32 instances. He had one official mission abroad, one absence, and three excused days for being sick.

Senator Risa Hontiveros responded to the roll call in 63 sessions and missed the roll call four times.

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Senator Panfilo Lacson was on time in 66 sessions and had only one absence.

Senator Imee Marcos was on-time 58 times, arrived after the roll call eight times, and was absent for one day.

Senator Manny Pacquiao responded to the roll call in 57 sessions, missed the roll call five times, had one official mission locally, two absences, and two excused days for being sick.

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III meanwhile was on time for 43 sessions, missed the roll call for 20 sessions, and had four absences.

Senator Grace Poe was on-time 51 times, arrived after the roll call 14 times, and had two absences.

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto was on time for 36 sessions, missed the roll call for 29 sessions, and had two absences.

Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. was on time for 63 sessions, had one local official mission and three others abroad.

Senator Francis Tolentino responded to the roll call at 62 sessions, missed the roll call four times, and was absent for a day.

Senator Joel Villanueva was on time for 65 sessions and missed the roll call two times.

Senator Cynthia Villar responded to the roll call at 60 sessions, arrived after the roll call for five sessions, and had two absences.

Senator Lito Lapid responded to the roll call at 55 sessions, missed the roll call for four sessions, and had two official missions locally and six others abroad.

Senator Francis Pangilinan was on time for 50 sessions, missed the roll call for 8 sessions, had three local official missions, four absences, and two excused days for being sick.

Senator Leila de Lima has recorded zero attendance since she remains detained over drug charges since February 2017.

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