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Did you know: 1st national elections in PH held on Sept. 16, 1935

04:07 AM May 09, 2016

THE FIRST national election in the Philippines was held on Sept. 16, 1935.

Then Senate President Manuel L. Quezon won by a landslide versus President Emilio Aguinaldo and Bishop Gregorio Aglipay.

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At present, under the 1987 Constitution, elections should be held on the second Monday of May. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

 

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