Nacionalista Party

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The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since its founding in 1907, being the ruling party from 1935 to 1946 (under Presidents Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña), 1953–1961 (under Presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Carlos P. Garcia) and 1965–1972 (under President Ferdinand Marcos).wikipedia
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Sergio Osmeña

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The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since its founding in 1907, being the ruling party from 1935 to 1946 (under Presidents Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña), 1953–1961 (under Presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Carlos P. Garcia) and 1965–1972 (under President Ferdinand Marcos).
A founder of the Nacionalista Party, Osmeña was also the first Visayan to become president.

Ramon Magsaysay

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The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since its founding in 1907, being the ruling party from 1935 to 1946 (under Presidents Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña), 1953–1961 (under Presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Carlos P. Garcia) and 1965–1972 (under President Ferdinand Marcos).
He was elected president under the banner of the Nacionalista Party.

Liberal Party (Philippines)

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Since then, many scholarly articles that dealt with the history of political parties during the Third Republic agreed that the party has been increasingly populist, although some argued they had conservative tendencies because of their opposition to the Liberal Party and the Progressive Party.
The Liberal Party of the Philippines (Filipino: Partido Liberal ng Pilipinas) or LP is a liberal political party in the Philippines, founded by then senators Senate President Manuel Roxas, Senate President Pro-Tempore Elpidio Quirino, and former 9th Senatorial District Senator José Avelino, on January 19, 1946 by a breakaway Liberal wing from the old Nacionalista Party.

Ferdinand Marcos

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The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since its founding in 1907, being the ruling party from 1935 to 1946 (under Presidents Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña), 1953–1961 (under Presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Carlos P. Garcia) and 1965–1972 (under President Ferdinand Marcos).
Marcos joined the "Liberal Wing" that split from the Nacionalista Party, which eventually became the Liberal Party.

Commonwealth of the Philippines

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The party began as the country's vehicle for independence, through the building of a modern nation-state and the advocacy of efficient self-rule, dominating the Philippine Assembly (1907–1916), the Philippine Legislature (1916–1935) and the pre-war years of the Commonwealth of the Philippines (1935–1941).
Its legislature, dominated by the Nacionalista Party, was at first unicameral, but later bicameral.

Progressive Party (Philippines)

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Since then, many scholarly articles that dealt with the history of political parties during the Third Republic agreed that the party has been increasingly populist, although some argued they had conservative tendencies because of their opposition to the Liberal Party and the Progressive Party.
It is considered to be the earliest Filipino form of a genuine alternative party to the then-dominant political pair of the Nacionalista Party and the Liberal Party.

Manuel Villar

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The Nacionalista Party is now being led by party president and former Seanator Manuel Villar and had three vice presidential candidates running independently or in tandem with other political parties (Alan Peter Cayetano, Bongbong Marcos and Antonio Trillanes) in the 2016 general elections.
He has been a Philippine Senator and the president of the Nacionalista Party.

Nationalist People's Coalition

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Two of the other present parties, the Liberal Party and the Nationalist People's Coalition, are breakaways from the Nacionalista Party.
The Party was founded in 1992 after some members of the Nacionalista Party led by then Rizal Governor Isidro Rodriguez bolted from the Nacionalista Party after some disagreements with Nacionalista party leader then Vice President Salvador Laurel in preparation for the 1992 presidential elections.

1946 Philippine presidential election

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These were the Nacionalista Party, Conservative (Osmeña) Wing, the Liberal Wing of the Nacionalista Party, and the Partido Modernista.

Bongbong Marcos

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The Nacionalista Party is now being led by party president and former Seanator Manuel Villar and had three vice presidential candidates running independently or in tandem with other political parties (Alan Peter Cayetano, Bongbong Marcos and Antonio Trillanes) in the 2016 general elections.
In 2010, Marcos was elected as Senator of the Philippines under the Nacionalista Party.

Manuel L. Quezon

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The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since its founding in 1907, being the ruling party from 1935 to 1946 (under Presidents Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña), 1953–1961 (under Presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Carlos P. Garcia) and 1965–1972 (under President Ferdinand Marcos).
In 1922, Quezon became the leader of the Nacionalista Party alliance Partido Nacionalista-Colectivista.

1981 Philippine presidential election and referendum

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President Ferdinand E. Marcos of the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL) defeated retired general and World War II veteran Alejo Santos of the Nacionalista Party in a landslide victory.

Alan Peter Cayetano

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The Nacionalista Party is now being led by party president and former Seanator Manuel Villar and had three vice presidential candidates running independently or in tandem with other political parties (Alan Peter Cayetano, Bongbong Marcos and Antonio Trillanes) in the 2016 general elections.
In a press event held in Davao City, Senator Cayetano announced that he would seek election for Vice President in the 2016 national elections under the Nacionalista Party (Cayetano did not mention who would be his Presidential running mate).

José Laurel Jr.

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A stalwart of the Nacionalista Party, he was the party's candidate for Vice President of the Philippines in the 1957 elections.

2016 Philippine presidential election

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By the next month, a subcommittee of the Blue Ribbon Committee composed solely of Pimentel, along with Nacionalista Party members Alan Peter Cayetano and Antonio Trillanes IV, began Senate hearings against Binay on his alleged corruption while serving as mayor of Makati, beginning with the alleged overpriced annex building of the Makati City Hall.

Fernando Lopez

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A member of the influential López family of Iloilo, López served as Vice President of the Philippines for three terms – under Elpidio Quirino (1949–1953) for the Liberals and Ferdinand Marcos (1965–1969 and 1969–1972) for the Nacionalistas.

1953 Philippine presidential election

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After seven years of Liberal rule, the Nacionalista Party lacks a strong presidential candidate to break the regime.

1947 Philippine Senate election

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Going into the 1947 election, the Senate consisted of nine Liberals, 14 Nacionalista, and one Popular Front (Vicente Y. Sotto).

Kilusang Bagong Lipunan

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In 1978, in a throwback to the Japanese occupation political parties were asked to merge into the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan, although the Nacionalistas preferred to go into hibernation.
On November 20, 2009, the KBL forged an alliance with the Nacionalista Party (NP) between Bongbong Marcos and NP Chairman Senator Manny Villar at the Laurel House in Mandaluyong City.

Eva Estrada Kalaw

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A member of the Nacionalista Party, Kalaw first entered politics in 1953 when she campaigned for Nacionalista presidential candidate and former Defense Secretary Ramon Magsaysay, who ran against the incumbent president Elpidio Quirino.

1957 Philippine Senate election

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The Nacionalista Party, despite losing two seats to the Liberal Party still held the Senate with twenty seats.