Age: 44 (November 15, 1974)
Place of Residence: N/A
Political Party: Independent
Terms in office: 0
Primary/Elementary: San Pablo Colleges
Secondary: San Pablo Colleges
Tertiary: University of the Philippines Los Baños (BA Communication Arts)
Graduate Studies: Cardiff University (International Broadcast Journalism Course)
- British Alumni Association
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Federalism - pro
Anti-political dynasty bill - pro
Charter change - pro
Lowering the age of criminal responsibility (to thirteen years old) - pro
Death penalty - pro
Legalization of medical marijuana - anti
Reintegration program for returning OFWs.
Promotion of nationalism through: (1) A “culture hour” of television; and (2) mandatory singing of the national anthem everyday.
Implementation of a “buffer fund” to reduce the impact of oil price hikes, similar to President Fidel V. Ramos’ oil deregulation law.
Official Facebook page of Jiggy Manicad (@JiggyManicad)
Anvil Publishing. (n.d.) Jiggy Manicad. Retrieved from
MSN News. (2019, February 1). Manicad on national issues. Retrieved from https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/photos/manicad-on-national-issues/vp-BBT1Lv0
Panti, L. T. & Bajo, A. F. (2018, October 17). Ex-GMA reporter Jiggy Manicad begins Senate bid.
GMA News Online. Retrieved from https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/671506/ex-gma-reporter-jiggy-manicad-begins-senate-bid/story/
Ranada, P. (2018, October 17). Jiggy Manicad vows to bring reporter’s knowledge of issues to Senate. Rappler. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2019/214485-reporter-jiggy-manicad-running-senator
University of the Philippines Los Baños (2015, August 19). Jiggy Manicad to new UPLB freshmen: stay focused and think positive. Retrieved from https://legacy.uplb.edu.ph/component/k2/363-jiggy-manicad-to-new-uplb-freshmen-stay-focused-and-think-positive