The Commission on Elections (Comelec) named as Maguindanao gubernatorial aspirants Freddie "Ogie" Mangudadatu (PDP-Laban), Mariam Sangki-Mangudadatu (Nationalista Party), Esmael Adam (Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
), Rocky Ali (ind.), Nasser Dalgan (Partido Demoktratiko Sosyalista ng Pilipinas), and Bai King Mayla Sultan Mayo (ind.).
I was elected as a councilman (kagawad) in the first barangay elections in the late 70s when the Marcos military was rampaging against those who opposed the regime of the dictator.Although barangay elections then was regarded as a non-partisan or not involved in political party ties, all the candidates on the opposite side, from barangay captain down to six councilmen were known as Marcos loyalists and carried the ruling party of the administration - Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
(KBL) -with funding from the government.
Of course, how can we forget Marcos' Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
(KBL) that won in the 1980 and 1982 balloting for local officials.
A former candidate for the Senate under Marcos' Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
, Panelo revealed his true loyalist colors.
Leaders of the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
accused her of using public funds to bribe and buy votes to ratify the illegally drafted constitution.
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during the 1992 elections, initially said: "I guess.
Others who have already appeared as guest panelists in the TV show were lawyer Larry Gadon of Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
, former Biliran Rep.
Maraming bobo dyan,' Gadon said, who is running under Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
In reaction, Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
senatorial bet Larry Gadon chided the opposition candidates for resorting to "cheap propaganda" to win votes.
The institution of multiparty elections, but without runoff elections, after the fall of the dictatorship served as an incentive to keeping parties as disposable vehicles, unless organized along familial lines (such as the Nacionalista Party, or NP, under the Laurels or the much-reduced Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
of the Marcoses), or as the political arm of business conglomerates (the NP under the Villars, the National Unity Party of Enrique Razon, the Nationalist People's Coalition under Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco Jr.
The Marcos-era Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
has nominated lawyer Larry Gadon, who initiated impeachment proceedings against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, as a candidate for senator, he announced Friday in a media forum that he moderates.
Gadon is running under the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
banner, a political party founded by the late President Ferdinand E.