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Proclaiming independence on June 12, 1898, President Emilio Aguinaldo then ordered the convening of a revolutionary congress at Malolos.
It was only in 1809 where the colony was made an integral part of Spain and was given representation in the Cortes.
On March 19, 1812, the Constitution of Cádiz was approved, which led to the colony's first representatives at the Cortes in September 24, 1812 by Pedro Pérez de Tagle and José Manuel Coretto.
Each senator, therefore, serves a total of six years.
The senators are elected by the whole electorate and do not represent any geographical district. VI of the Constitution states that the House "shall be composed of not more than 250 members, unless otherwised fixed by law..." There are two types of congressmen: the district and the sectoral representatives.