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The Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
(lit. Force of the Filipino Masses), formerly Partido ng Masang Pilipino
Partido ng Masang Pilipino
(lit. Party of the Filipino Masses) is a populist political party in the Philippines. It is the political party of former Philippine President Joseph Estrada. In the 1998 Presidential elections, it aligned itself with other political parties to create Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino
Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino
or LAMMP (Struggle of the Patriotic Filipino Masses).

Contents

1 History 2 In office 3 In the news 4 PMP-affiliated parties 5 Notable members 6 Candidates for Philippine General Elections 2010 7 Candidates for the Philippine general election, 2013 8 Candidates for the Philippine general election, 2016 9 References

History[edit] Originally named the Partido ng Masang Pilipino, the Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) emanated from an organization which was an offshoot of the Economic Recovery Action Program (ERAP) organized by Mr. George S. Antonio in May 1990. The ERAP organization was formally launched on October 4, 1990 with 21 original members.[1] The organization grew exponentially with the recruitment of members nationwide. It was then that the PMP was accredited as a political party with the objective of helping to uplift the lives of the Filipino people, especially the poor and the disadvantaged, through effective and efficient social and economic reforms. Its first campaign headquarters was located at the 4th floor of San Buena Building, Edsa corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City. On August 20, 1991, Partido ng Masang Pilipino
Partido ng Masang Pilipino
was accredited as political party. In 1992, PMP took its first major political step by fielding then Senator Joseph Estrada
Joseph Estrada
as its vice-presidential candidate together with other local candidates. Under PMP, Mr. Estrada overwhelmingly won against his four opponents. The PMP also participated in the May 1995 election. In 1997, a permanent and fully operational headquarters was established at 409 Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City. In 1998, PMP was very much involved in the election with the candidacy of Estrada as President and other local candidates nationwide. PMP played a lead role in the establishment of the opposition coalition Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino (LAMMP), which also counted among its members the Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) and Nationalist People's Coalition
Nationalist People's Coalition
(NPC). The coalition fielded full slates for the national and local levels. Card- bearing members reached as high as 3.2 million nationwide. In the end, close to 11 million Filipinos overwhelmingly voted Joseph Estrada into office as the 13th President of the Republic of the Philippines. In 2001, PMP once again led the opposition coalition, with majority of its candidates elected into office, led by Dr. Luisa Ejercito Estrada who won a seat in the Senate. Two years later, in 2003, the name Partido ng Masang Pilipino
Partido ng Masang Pilipino
was changed to Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino. In April 2004, the PMP agreed to enter into a coalition with the Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) and Partido Demokratiko Pilipino- Lakas Bayan (PDP LABAN) to form the Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP) and support the candidacy of Fernando Poe, Jr. for President of the Republic of the Philippines. In office[edit] Today, PMP occupies three Senate seats as a member of the minority floor, occupied by Estrada's wife, Luisa Ejercito Estrada, who won in 2001, his son, former San Juan suburb Mayor
Mayor
Jinggoy Estrada
Jinggoy Estrada
and long-time Estrada colleague veteran politician Juan Ponce Enrile, the last two winning in 2004. In the 14 May 2007 election, the party won three seats in the House of Representatives. Members of the Philippine House of Representatives are elected to serve three year terms.[3] In the current 17th Congress the party current holds one senate seat held by Estrada's son JV Ejercito, due to most members switching sides to PDP-LABAN
PDP-LABAN
or UNA. In the news[edit] On January 18, 2008, Joseph Estrada's Partido ng Masang Pilipino
Partido ng Masang Pilipino
(PMP) caused full-page advertisement in Metro Manila
Metro Manila
newspapers, blaming EDSA 2
EDSA 2
of having "inflicted a dent on Philippine democracy". Its featured clippings questioned the constitutionality of the revolution. The published featured clippings were taken from Time, New York Times, Straits Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Asia Times Online, The Economist, and International Herald Tribune. Supreme Court justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma opined that EDSA 2
EDSA 2
violated the 1987 Constitution.[4] Alfredo Lim, on August 20, 2008, resigned as head of Joseph Estrada's Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
( Partido ng Masang Pilipino
Partido ng Masang Pilipino
- PMP) following a PMP's executive committee resolution removing him as president of the party. He was replaced by Joseph Estrada
Joseph Estrada
who is also the PMP chairman.[5][6] PMP-affiliated parties[edit]

Partido Magdiwang – San Juan City Partido Navoteño - Navotas City Asenso Manileño- City of Manila Partido Magdalo - Cavite

Notable members[edit]

Joseph Estrada
Joseph Estrada
- 13th President of Philippines, 11th Vice President, Senator, San Juan City Mayor, Current Manila
Manila
Mayor Loi Estrada
Loi Estrada
- Former Senator and 12th First Lady of the Philippines Jinggoy Estrada
Jinggoy Estrada
- Acting Senate President, 22nd Senate President Pro-Temporate of the Philippines, Senator, former San Juan City Mayor and Vice-Mayor. Juan Ponce Enrile
Juan Ponce Enrile
- 26th Senate President, Senator, Minister (Secretary) of National Defense, Assemblyman for Cagayan Valley,and Congressman of the 1st District of Cagayan. Joseph Victor Ejercito - Congresssman & former Mayor
Mayor
of San Juan City; Lone district of San Juan City Guia Gomez - Mayor
Mayor
of San Juan City, First Lady of San Juan (to then Mayor
Mayor
Joseph Ejercito-Estrada) Tobias Reynald Tiangco - Congressman & former Mayor
Mayor
of Navotas City; Lone district of Navotas City John Reynald Tiangco - Mayor
Mayor
of Navotas City Melencio "Jun" De Sagun, Jr. - former Mayor
Mayor
of Trece Martires City Melandres De Sagun - Mayor
Mayor
of Trece Martires City Leonisa Joana "Ona" Virata - Mayor
Mayor
of General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite Harry William Acosta - Sangguniang Kabataan Federation, Pasay City, former PMP Youth Chairman of National Capital Region Didagen Dilangalen - former Congressman of 1st district of Maguindanao Atty. Rufus Rodriguez - Congressman of 2nd district of Cagayan de Oro City Jonvic Remulla - former Governor of Cavite Boying Remulla - Governor of Cavite Jocel Baac - Governor of Kalinga Emilio Ramon Ejercito - Governor of Laguna Armando Sanchez - former Governor of Batangas
Batangas
(deceased) Lito Atienza
Lito Atienza
- former Mayor
Mayor
of Manila, Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman) from Manila, Vice Mayor
Mayor
of Manila, Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Connie Dy - former Representative of Pasay City Hermogenes "HB" Perez, Sr. - former Mayor
Mayor
of Hagonoy, Bulacan Roberto Oca - former Mayor
Mayor
of Pandi, Bulacan Edwin C. Santos - Businessman Obando, Bulacan Romeo G. Ramos - Mayor
Mayor
Cavite
Cavite
City Francisco M. Domagoso - Vice Mayor
Mayor
of Manila Gary Jayson Ejercito-Estrada - Incumbent Board Member of Quezon Province 2nd district

Candidates for Philippine General Elections 2010[edit]

Joseph Estrada
Joseph Estrada
- Presidential Candidate (lost) Jejomar Binay
Jejomar Binay
- Vice-Presidential Candidate (won)

Senatorial Slate (8)

JV Bautista (lost) Juan Ponce Enrile
Juan Ponce Enrile
(won) Jinggoy Estrada
Jinggoy Estrada
(won) Jun Lozada
Jun Lozada
(lost) Regalado Maambong (lost) Francisco Tatad (lost) Rodolfo Plaza (lost) Joey de Venecia (lost)

Candidates for the Philippine general election, 2013[edit] Senatorial Slate (9) United Nationalist Alliance

Nancy Binay, PDP-Laban
PDP-Laban
(won) Tingting Cojuangco, PDP-Laban
PDP-Laban
(lost) JV Ejercito
JV Ejercito
Estrada, PMP (won) Jack Enrile, Nationalist People's Coalition
Nationalist People's Coalition
(lost) Dick Gordon, Bagumbayan-VNP
Bagumbayan-VNP
(lost) Gringo Honasan, Independent (won) Ernesto Maceda, Jr., PMP (lost) Mitos Magsaysay, PDP-Laban
PDP-Laban
(lost) Migz Zubiri, PMP (lost)

Candidates for the Philippine general election, 2016[edit]

Rommel Mendoza - Presidential Candidate (backed out, supported the candidacy of Vice President Jejomar Binay)

Senatorial Slate

Isko Moreno Sandra Cam

References[edit]

^ a b c d "Southeast Asia In The New International Era". 2016. Retrieved April 19, 2017.  ^ "Estrada, PMP no longer part of UNA, son JV clarifies". Philippine Daily Inquirer. July 1, 2015. Retrieved July 2, 2015.  ^ See Philippine general election, 2007. ^ GMA NEWS.TV, Erap's PMP questions EDSA 2
EDSA 2
constitutionality ^ abs-cbnnews.com, Lim resigns as PMP president[permanent dead link] ^ newsinfo.inquirer.net, Mayor
Mayor
Lim resigns from Estrada party Archived 2008-08-23 at the Wayback Machine.

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