Postcards of Filemon Sotto and Casiano Causing of
representatives of the First Philippine Legislature. This was the first
representative legislature of the
Philippine Islands under the sovereign control of the
Presidential campaign buttons of Manuel Quezon
when he ran for President of the Commonwealth
of the Philippine in 1935.
|Emilio Aguinaldo’s sample ballot and flyer when he ran for |
President during the 1935 National Elections.
Trigates pin of Aguinaldo, Bryan and Croker. Under the heading
"Three of a Kind," the button characterized the Democrats as
anti-American as well as corrupt. This particular pin was sold
for $620 on eBay.
Different campaign buttons of Pres. Elpidio Quirino
when he ran for re-election in 1953 which he lost to
Pres. Ramon Magsaysay. During the campaign he
was accused of extravagance – that he was using a
golden “arinola” (chamber pot) in Malacañang.
The 1946 election was a close fight between Sen. Manuel
Roxas and Pres. Sergio Osmena. Manuel Roxas of the
Liberal Party got 1,333,392 (54.94%) votes and won against
Sergio Osmeña of the Nacionalista Party who got 1,129,996
Rogelio Dela Rosa was the first Philippine movie actor
to ran for President in 1961 but withdrew his candidacy
for unknown reasons. Before running for the presidency
he was senator for 6 years.
Political record of President Ramon Magsaysay. Locally his
jingle “Mambo Magsaysay” was the most popular political jingle
of all time. The lyrics go “Mambo Mambo Magsaysay, Mambo
Mambo Mabuhay, Our Democracy Will Die, Kung Wala Si
In the 1986 Snap Election Cory Aquino run against the dictator
President Marcos and lost due to the massive cheating. These
Cory dolls and pins were very popular during the campaign
A political black propaganda flyer against Aguinaldo, blaming him
for the execution of Andres Bonifacio and Gen. Antonio Luna.