Macalintal, Romulo “Romy” (Independent)

Macalintal, Romulo “Romy” (Independent)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 71 (July 24, 1947)
Place of Residence: Batangas
Political Party: Independent (But affiliated with Otso Diretso, opposition slate)
Incumbent Senator: No
Terms as Senator: None
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Oplan Tokhang: No
Divorce: No
Federalism: No
Death Penalty: No
Martial Law Extension in Mindanao: No
TRAIN Law: No
Anti-Political Dynasty Law: Yes
Same-sex Marriage: No
Medical Marijuana: No
Lowering of MACR: No
Mandatory random drug testing in colleges: Yes
Contractualization: No
National ID System: Yes
POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM
Senior citizens’ mutual fund
Increase of senior citizens’ discount by 10% every 10 years
PWD rights
Senior citizens’ social media literacy
Electoral reform
EDUCATION
Primary:
Secondary: Far Eastern University
Tertiary: BS Commerce, major in Advertising, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Graduate Studies: Law, University of the East
Honorary Degrees:
Others:
AFFILIATIONS
Veterans Benefits Counselor, United States Veterans Association
Legal counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo in ongoing electoral protest case
GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
None
Legislative
None
Judiciary
None
Local Government
SOURCES
Antonio, R. (2019, January 14). Macalintal pushes for social media literacy education for senior citizens. Retrieved from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/14/macalintal-pushes-for-social-media-literacy-education-for-senior-citizens/.
Dizon, N. (2018, December 11). 'Save your last vote for me': Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal aims for a win. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2019/218643-save-your-last-vote-for-me-romulo-macalintal.
Ganzon-Ozaeta, T. (2019, April 13). Macalintal proposes senior citizens' common fund. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2019/228085-romulo-macalintal-promises-senior-citizen-common-fund
Rappler.com. (2019, January 19). #TheLeaderIWant: Romulo Macalintal – from election lawyer to candidate. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2019/221030-interview-romulo-macalintal-election-lawyer-to-candidate.
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