Philippine general election, 1998

Philippine general election, 1998

Infobox Election
election_name = Philippine general election, 1998
country = Philippines
type = presidential
ongoing = no
previous_election = Philippine general election, 1995
previous_year = 1995
next_election = Philippine general election, 2001
next_year = 2001
election_date = May 11, 1998



nominee1 = Joseph Ejercito Estrada
party1 = Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
running_mate1 = Edgardo Angara
popular_vote1 = 10,722,295
percentage1 = 39.86%



nominee2 = Jose de Venecia, Jr.
party2 = Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats
running_mate2 = Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
popular_vote2 = 4,268,483
percentage2 = 15.87%

title = President
before_election = Fidel V. Ramos
before_colour = B0E0E6
after_election = Joseph Ejercito Estrada
after_colour = ffa500
before_party = Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats
after_party = Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino

Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 11, 1998. In the presidential election, Vice President Joseph Estrada won a six-year term as President by landslide. In the vice-presidential race, Senator Gloria Macapagal Arroyo won a six-year term as Vice President also by landslide. This was the third election where both president and vice president came from different parties.

Results

For president

For vice-president

For senator

ee also

*Commission on Elections
*Politics of the Philippines
*Philippine elections
*President of the Philippines
*11th Congress of the Philippines

External links

* [http://www.pangulo.ph/election_results.php The Philippine Presidency Project]
* [http://www.comelec.gov.ph Official website of the Commission on Elections]
* [http://www.congress.gov.ph Official website of the House of Representatives]


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