FPJPM endorses 7 senatorial candidates

The group, which campaigned for the late actor Fernando Poe Jr for president 9 years ago, is endorsing mostly Sara Duterte's candidates


MANILA, Philippines – An organization which worked for the presidential campaign of Fernando Poe Jr has endorsed 7 senatorial candidates for 2019, most of them administration bets.  

The Filipinos for Peace, Justice and Progress Movement (FPJPM) proclaimed its support on Monday, March 4, for reelectionist Grace Poe, the late actor’s daughter, as well as former senator Sergio Osmeña III.  

The group also endorsed 5 candidates of presidential daughter Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago: Sonny Angara, Bong Revilla, Jinggoy Estrada, Bong Go, and Ronald dela Rosa. 

“Ang pito lang po ang iboboto ng higit sa 500,000 members namin. Wala na pong iba pa,” FPJPM president Boots Cadsawan said during their proclamation event at Club Filipino in San Juan City.

(These 7 are the only ones whom our more than 500,000 members will vote for. No one lese.) 

Cadsawan said their group endorsed Jejomar Binay’s vice presidential bid in 2010 and he won. 

He said the FPJPM conducted a survey to know which candidates to endorse. He said the bets also reflected Poe’s values. – Rappler.com 

Photos: Background (FPJPM Facebook), Estrada (Maria Tan/Rappler), Osmeña (Angie de Silva/Rappler), Angara (LeAnne Jazul/Rappler), Poe (Team Grace Poe); Revilla (Maria Tan/Rappler), Dela Rosa (Maria Tan/Rappler), Go (Maria Tan/Rappler)