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President of the Senate of the Philippines

highest ranking-official of the Senate of the Philippines

The President of the Senate of the Philippines (Filipino: Pangulo ng Senado ng Pilipinas), or more popularly known as the Senate President, is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the Senate of the Philippines, and third highest and most powerful official in the Government of the Philippines.

President of the Senate of the Philippines
Pangulo ng Senado ng Pilipinas
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Incumbent
Tito Sotto

since May 21, 2018
StyleMr. President
(When presiding over Senate)
The Honorable
(Formal)
AppointerElected by the Senate of the Philippines
Inaugural holderManuel L. Quezon
FormationOctober 16, 1916
SuccessionSecond in the Presidential Line of Succession
WebsiteSenate

He/she is elected by the entire body to be their leader. The Senate President is second in line in succession for the presidency, behind the Vice President of the Philippines and in front of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.

Living former Senate PresidentsEdit

Currently there are five living former Senate Presidents:

Legend: Boldface means still an incumbent Senator.

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