Philippine general election, 1998

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.


For president

Candidate Party Votes %
Joseph Ejercito Estrada Laban ng Makabayang
Masang Pilipino (LAMMP)
-Partido ng Masang Pilipino
10,722,295 39.86%
Jose de Venecia Lakas NUCD-UMDP 4,268,483 15.87%
Raul Roco Aksyon Demokratiko 3,720,212 13.83%
Emilio Osmeña PROMDI 3,347,631 12.44%
Alfredo Lim Liberal Party 2,344,362 8.71%
Renato de Villa Partido ng Demokratikong Reporma
-Lapiang Manggagawa
1,308,352 4.86%
Miriam Defensor Santiago People's Reform Party
-Gabay Bayan
797,206 2.96%
Juan Ponce Enrile Independent 343,139 1.28%
Santiago Dumlao Kilusan para sa
Pambansang Pagpapanibago
32,212 0.12%
Manuel Morato Partido Bansang Marangal 18,644 0.07%

For vice-president

Candidate Party Votes %
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Lakas NUCD-UMDP
Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino
12,667,252 49.56%
Edgardo Angara Laban ng
Makabayang Masang Pilipino (LAMMP)
-Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino
5,652,068 22.11%
Oscar Orbos Partido ng Demokratikong Reporma
-Lapiang Manggagawa
3,321,779 13.00%
Sergio Osmeña III Liberal Party 2,351,462 9.20%
Francisco Tatad Gabay Bayan
-People's Reform Party
745,389 2.91%
Ismael Sueño PROMDI 537,677 2.10%
Irene Santiago Aksyon Demokratiko 240,210 0.93%
Camilo Sabio Partido Bansang Marangal 22,010 0.09%
Reynaldo Pacheco Kilusan para sa
Pambansang Pagpapanibago
21,422 0.08%

For senator

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