A total of 70 members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines voted against ABS-CBN Corporation’s application for a 25-year license. Among them, 35 are from Luzon.
On July 10, 2020, a total of 85 panel members were present to cast their votes whether or not to allow ABS-CBN to renew its franchise. Out of the 85 panel members, 46 were regular members while 36 were ex-officio members who either were physically present or attended virtually via the Zoom app.
Chaired by Palawan representative Franz Alvarez, the Philippines’ House Committee on Legislative Franchises needed 43 votes to get the majority to deny the franchise application ABS-CBN to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain radio and broadcasting stations in the Philippines. Here are the 35 Luzon congressmen who voted against the television network’s franchise renewal:
- Batangas 2nd District’s Raneo Abu
- Batangas 3rd District’s Maria Theresa Collantes
- Bulacan 1st District’s Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado
- Calamba’s Joaquin Chipeco, Jr.
- Cagayan 2nd District’s Samantha Louise Vargas-Alfonso
- Caloocan 1st District’s Dale Malapitan
- Camarines Sur 2nd District’s Luis Villafuerte Jr.
- Camarines Sur 3rd District’s Gabriel Bordado, Jr.
- Cavite 2nd District’s Strike Revilla
- Cavite 4th District’s Elpidio Barzaga Jr.
- Cavite 6th District’s Luis Ferrer IV
- Cavite 7th District’s Jesus Crispin Remulla
- Cavite 8th District’s Abraham Tolentino
- Ilocos Norte 1st District’s Ria Christina Fariñas
- Ilocos Sur 1st District’s Deogracias Victor Savellano
- Isabela 1st District’s Antonio Albano
- Isabela 3rd District’s Ian Paul Dy
- Isabella 4th District’s Alyssa Sheena Tan
- Isabela 5th District’s Faustino Michael Carlos Dy III
- Isabela 6th District’s Faustino Michael Dy V
- Las Piñas City’s Camille Villar
- Manila 2nd District’s Rolando Valeriano
- Manila 3rd District’s John Marvin Nieto
- Marikina City 1st District’s Bayani Fernando
- Palawan 2nd District’s Cyrille Abueg-Zaldivar
- Palawan 3rd District’s Gil Acosta
- Pampanga 2nd District’s Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo
- Pampanga 4th District’s Juan Pablo Bondoc
- Pasay City’s Antonio Calixto (Josephine Veronique Lacson-Noel)
- Quezon City 1st District’s Anthony Peter Crisologo
- Quezon City 2nd District’s Precious H. Castelo
- Rizal 2nd District Juan Fidel Felipe F. Nograles (Ferdinand Hernandez)
- Romblon’s Eleandro Jesus Madrona
- Valenzuela 1st District’s Weslie Gatchalian
- Valenzuela 2nd District’s Eric Martinez
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