Surigao del Norte Provincial Board

The Surigao del Norte Provincial Board is the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (provincial legislature) of the Philippine province of Surigao del Norte.

Legislative body of the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Surigao del Norte Provincial Board

Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Surigao del Norte
Type
Type
Term limits
3 terms (9 years)
Leadership
Presiding Officer
Eddie Gokiangkee, PDP–Laban
since June 30, 2019
Structure
Seats 13 board members
1 ex officio presiding officer
Political groups

 PDP–Laban (10)

 Nacionalista (1)
  Nonpartisan (2)
Length of term
3 years
Authority Local Government Code of the Philippines
Elections
Last election
May 13, 2019
Next election
May 9, 2022
Meeting place
Surigao del Norte Provincial Capitol, Surigao City

The members are elected via plurality-at-large voting: the province is divided into two districts, each having five seats. A voter votes up to five names, with the top five candidates per district being elected. The vice governor is the ex officiopresiding officer, and only votes to break ties. The vice governor is elected via the plurality voting system province-wide.

The districts used in appropriation of members is coextensive with the legislative districts of Surigao del Norte.

Aside from the regular members, the board also includes the provincial federation presidents of the Liga ng mga Barangay (ABC, from its old name “Association of Barangay Captains”), the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK, youth councils) and the Philippine Councilors League (PCL).

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Elections Seats per district Ex officio seats Total seats
1st 2nd
2010–present 5 5 3 13

These are the members after the 2019 local elections[1] and 2018 barangay and SK elections:

District Board member Party Start of term End of term
1st Constantino Navarro IV PDP–Laban January 6, 2020 June 30, 2022
1st Nathaniel Plaza PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
1st Edgar Andanar PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
1st Guillermo Boncaros PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
1st Julecs Sunico Nacionalista June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
2nd Myrna Romarate PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
2nd Juan Larong PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
2nd Melva Garcia PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
2nd Cayetano Recabo PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
2nd Elvira Egay PDP–Laban June 30, 2019 June 30, 2022
League Board member Party Start of term End of term
ABC Roger Pomoy[2] Nonpartisan July 30, 2018 January 1, 2023
PCL James Mahusay[2] PDP–Laban July 1, 2019 June 30, 2022
SK Jess Angelo Lagus[3] Nonpartisan June 8, 2018 January 1, 2023

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