Resumé of the Candidates for the 2010 Philippine Presidential Elections

Compiled by: JR Lopez Gonzales (

Name Age Hometown

Benigno Simeon CojuangcoAquino, III
50 Manila

John Carlos JC Gordon Delos Reyes
40 Olongapo City

Joseph Erap Marcelo Ejercito Estrada
73 Tondo, Manila

Richard Dick Juico Gordon
64 Castillejos, Zambales

Marital Status


Married to Dunia Valenzuela with 3 children Gabriel, Santiago, and Barbara

Married to Dr. Luisa Pimentel with 10 children including incumbent Senator Jinggoy Estrada and San Juan City Mayor JV Ejercito Engr. Emilio Ejercito and Maria Marcelo Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino

Married to Kate Gordon with 3 children

Parents Party Undergraduate Degree

Benigno Aquino, Jr. and Corazon Cojuangco Liberal

No available data Ang Kapatiran

James L. Gordon and Amelia Juico Bagumbayan-VNP

BA Economics in Ateneo de Manila University

B.A. Theology in Franciscan University of Steubenville, USA y M.A. Public Administration in the University of the Philippines y LL.B. in Saint Louis University

B.S. Engineering in Mapua Institute of Technology (unfinished)

A.B. History and Government in Ateneo de Manila University

Graduate Degree



LL.B. Law in the University of the Philippines)

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Professional Experience

y Retail Supervisor, youth promotions assistant for Nike Philippines, assistant for advertising and promotion (1985-1986) y Vice-president of the familyowned Intra-Strata Assurance Corporation y Vice President and Treasurer for Best Security Agency Corporation, a firm owned by his uncle Antolin Oreta (1986 to 1993) y Executive assistant for administration then field services manager for Central Azucarera de Tarlac (19931996) y Business Sector Employee y Representative of the 2nd District of Tarlac (1998, 2001, 2004, 2007) y Senator in 14 May 2007 y Secretary General of the Liberal Party(1992-2002) y Secretary General of the party (2004-March 2006) y Authored 9 bills, none of which became laws.

y Proprietor of Legobrick Systems and Designs y Executive Director of Breaking the Yoke of Poverty Foundation y Executive Director of Jubilee Homes for the Poor y Movie Actor, playing the lead role in over 100 films in acting career spanning 33 years.

y Brand Manager , Procter and Gamble (1966-1967) y Director, Kong Commercial Philippines, Inc. (1974-1975) y Associate, ACCRA Law Office (18751979)

Political / Leadership Background

y City Councilor, Nacionalista Party (1995-1998) y City Councilor, Ang Kapatiran Party, 2007-present

y 13th President of the Republic (1998-2001) y Vice President (1992-1997) y Served concurrently as appointed chairman of the Presidential AntiCrime Commission (1992-1997) y Senator (1987-1992) y Mayor of San Juan city for 17 years (1969-1986)

y Youngest Delegate, Constitutional Convention of the Philippines (1971) y City Mayor of Olongapo (1980-86 and 1988-93) y Founding Chairman and Administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (1992-98) y Secretary, Department of Tourism (2001-2004) y Senator (2004 to present)

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y Five-time Best Actor awardee y FAMAS Hall of Famer in 1981 and 1984 y Ten Outstanding Young Men in Public Administration (1972) y Outstanding Mayor (1971) y Conferred 2 degrees of Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa by the Bicol University (April 1997) and University of Pangasinan (1990)

Awards and Distinctions

No available data

No available data

y 2008 Gold Humanitarian Award by the Japanese Red Cross y 2007 Gold Humanitarian Service Cross Award by the Philippine National Red Cross y 2005 Emilio Aguinaldo Outstanding Achievement Award in Public Service y 2003 International Awardee, Visit Korea Year by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Republic of Korea y 1997 Most Distinguished Alumnus by the UP Alumni Association y 1997 Presidential Award for Relief and Disaster Management y 1996 The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) y 1995 One of the 20 Great Asians of the Future y Award for Outstanding and Dynamic Leadership in Government Service by the International Lions Club National y 1983 Professional Award in the Public Administration by the UP Alumni Association 1982 Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) in Public Administration

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Name Age Hometown

Maria Ana Consuelo Jamby Abad Santos Madrigal-Valade
51 Manila

Nicanor Jesus Nick Perlas III
60 Manila

Gilbert Gibo Cojuanco Teodoro, Jr.
45 Tarlac City Married to Tarlac representative Monica Nikki Prieto-Teodoro with one child, Jaime Gilberto Teodoro, Sr. and Mercedes Cojuangco Lakas Kampi CMD

Eduardo Eddie Cruz Villanueva
57 Bulacan Married to Dory Villanueva with 4 children including incumbent Bocaue Mayor Eduardo Villanueva, Jr. and CIBAC Party List Rep. Joel Villanueva Joaquin T. Vilanueva and Maria Cruz Villanueva Bangon Pilipinas BS Commerce, Major in Economics and Minor in Finance in Phil. College of Commerce (now PUP) (1969) y UP College of Law (unfinished) y Six (6) Special Course in Evangelism (1977-1988)

Manuel Manny Bamba Villar Jr.
60 Las Pinas, Metro Manila Married to Las Pinas Congresswoman Cynthia Villar with 3 children Manuel Paolo, Mark, and Camille Linda Manuel M. Villar, Sr. and Curita Bamba Nacionalista

Marital Status

Married to Jean Claude Dudoignon Valade

Separated with 1 child

Parents Party

Antonio Madrigal and Amanda Abad Santos Genuine Opposition

Jesus C. Perlas, Sr. and Anunciacion M. Pineda Partido ng Marangal na Sambayanan (PANGMASA) B.S. Agriculture in Xavier University (CDO)

Undergraduate Degree

No available data

B.S. Commerce in De La Salle University y LL.B. Law in the University of the Philippines y LL.M. in Harvard Law School, USA

B.A. Business Administration and Accountacy in the University of the Philippines

Graduate Degree

No available data

y M.S. Botany (unfinished) in the University of the Philippines

y Master s in Business Administration and Accountancy in the University of the Philippines

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y Spokesperson, Kontra Pulitika Movement y Founder and Chairperson, Abad Santos Madrigal Foundation, Inc. y Founder, Books-forthe-Barangay Foundation, Inc. y Chairperson, ABLE Foundation

Professional Experience

y Technical Consultant y Resource Person y Author of over 500 articles, editorials, monographs, and books y Co-founder, president and executive director of the Center for Alternative Development Initiatives y Co-founder and spokesperson of Karangalan,

y Licensed Commercial Pilot y Colonel, Philippine Air Force Reserve y Lawyer in EP Mendoza Law Firm for seven years

y Evangelist y Columnist y Former TV Host, Diyos at Bayan (ZOE TV 11 and RPN 9), PJM Forum (ZOE TV 11) and Jesus the Healer (ZOE TV 11 and RPN 9) y Member, PUP Board of Regents ( 1992-2002) y Faculty Member, PUP ( 1969-1972 and 19781979) y General Manager, Agape Trading Co.

y Planning and Real Estate Developer y Financial Analyst y Entrepreneur y Accountant for Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co.

Political / Leadership Background

y Undersecretary of Social Welfare and Development (30 June 1992 30 June 1998) y Presidential Adviser for Children s Affairs (1999-2001) y Senator (30 June 2004 - present) No available data

y Secretary, Department of National Defense (2007-present) y 3-Term Congressman, (1998-2007) y Congressman, 1st District of Tarlac (19982007)

y Special Director and International President, Jesus is Lord Church Worldwide (JIL) y Chairman, ZOE Broadcasting Network, Inc. operator of Channel 11 y National Chairman, Philippines for Jesus Movement (PJM) y Chairman, God s People Coalition for Righteousness (GPCR),

y 2-Term Senator (2001-present y 3-Term Congressman, 19922001

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Debater of the Year , Philippine College of Commerce (now PUP)

y Ten Outstanding Young Men in 1986 y Agora Award for Marketing Management in 1989 y Most Outstanding CPA by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1990 y Most Outstanding UP Alumnus in 1991 y Most Distinguished Alumnus in 2004 y First post-war public official who became both Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senate President y Authored 1144 bills with 68 of those passed into law.

y 1989 Bar Exams Topnotcher y Chairperson of four Senate Committees: Committee on Environment, Committee on Youth, Women and Family Relations, Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, and the Committee on Cultural Communities. y Youngest DND Chairman at the age of 43 y Hold distinct memberships in the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, UP Alumni Association, UP Law Alumni Association, Harvard Alumni Association, and the Harvard Law Alumni Association.

Awards and Distinctions

y Recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize ) in 2003 y William F. Masterson Award by Xavier University (CDO)

y Ordained Minister by the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in California-based Victory in Christ Church and International Ministries in 1979 y Pastor of the Year by the Dr. George Otis High Adventure Ministries

y 3 Honorary Doctorate of Divinity on Christian Leadership y 2 doctorate honoris causa in humanities and Education Management Office of Episcopacy from Body of Christ in the Philippines in 1996

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