Mga pamahiin ng mga hindu na impluwensya ng mga pilipino

Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino

For the party coalition, see Puwersa ng Masa.
The Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (Force of the Filipino Masses), formerly Partido ng Masang Pilipino (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 merged with other political parties to create Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino or LAMMP (Struggle of the Patriotic Filipino Masses).

History

PMP was founded by Joseph Estrada when he launched a presidential campaign in 1991. On March 1992, the PMP made a coalition with Nationalist People's Coalition party when Estrada ran as Vice President under the ticket of business mogul Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco.

In Office

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 Jinggoy Estrada and long-time Estrada colleague veteran politician Juan Ponce Enrile, who both won in 2004. In the 14 May 2007 election, the party won 3 seats in the House of Representatives. Members of the Philippine House of Representatives are elected to serve three year terms.

In the news

On January 18, 2008, Joseph Estrada's Partido ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) caused full-page advertisement in Metro Manila newspapers, blaming EDSA 2 of having "inflicted a dent on Philippine democracy". It's 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 violated the 1987 Constitution.

Alfredo Lim, on August 20, 2008, resigned as head of Joseph Estrada’s Pwersa 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 who is also the PMP chairman.

Notable Members

References

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