Place of Residence: San Juan City, Metro Manila
Political Party: Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP)
Incumbent Senator: NO
Terms as Senator: 2
FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE
Joseph “Erap” Estrada (father) - Mayor of Manila
Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito (half brother) - Senator (also running for reelection)
Janella Ejercito (daughter) - Vice Mayor of San Juan City (now running for Mayor)
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Anti-Political Dynasty Law: against
Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL): against
Death penalty (for heinous crimes including ‘plunder’): for
Same Sex Marriage: for
Train Law: against
Empowerment of local government units
Protection of freedom of expression and assembly
Promotion of youth welfare
Primary: Ateneo de Manila University
Secondary: Ateneo de Manila University
Tertiary: AB Economics - University of the Philippines Manila
Graduate Studies: Bachelor of Laws - Lyceum University of the Philippines,
Honorary Degrees: Honorary Doctorate in Humanities - Laguna State Polytechnic University
Co-founder, Libre Libing Foundation Inc.
Co-founder, San Juan Metro Manila Police and Fire Foundation Inc.
*detained from 2014-2017 due to graft and plunder cases
Acting Senate President, June 5-30, 2013 (25 days)
Senate President pro tempore, 2007-2013
Chairman, Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources
Chairman, the Congressional Oversight Committee on Labor and Employment (COCLE)
Vice Chairman, Committee on Games, Amusement and Sports
Vice Chairman, Committee on Public Information and Mass Media.
Member, Commission on Appointments.
Mayor, San Juan City (1992-2001)
National President, League of Municipalities of the Philippines (1998 - 2001)
Vice Mayor, San Juan City (1988-1992)
Personally authored bills passed into law: “filed” 633; only 21 co-authored bills enacted into law
Total bills passed into law: 47
RA 10361: The Kasambahay Law
RA 10801: Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Act (OWWA Law)
RA 9547: Special Program For Employment Of Students Act
RA 10913: Anti-Distracted Driving Act
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Biography: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada. Senate of the Philippines.
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