Southern Leyte Split

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 06 2019 09:40 AM | Updated as of Feb 06 2019 10:27 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill that splits Southern Leyte into two legislative districts ahead of the May 2019 polls.

Republic Act 11198 reapportions Southern Leyte into two legislative districts, which are divided as follows:
 
First Legislative District
 
Maasin City
Macrohon
Padre Burgos
Limasawa
Malitbog
Tomas Oppus
Bontoc
 
Second Legislative District
 
Sogod
Libagon
Liloan
San Francisco
Pintuyan
San Ricardo
Saint Bernard
Anahawan
San Juan
Hinundayan
Hinunangan
Silago

The incumbent representative of the lone legislative district of Southern Leyte shall continue to represent the district until the new representatives of the two new districts shall have been duly elected and qualified.

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