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Jinggoy Estrada files candidacy for senator

/ 02:59 PM October 03, 2021
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Jinggoy Estrada files his certificate of candidacy for senator in the 2022 polls. (Photo by Zacarian Sarao/INQUIRER.net)

MANILA, Philippines — Former senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada Sunday filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Sunday as he seeks a return to the Senate in the 2022 elections.

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Estrada filed his COC at 2:51 p.m. and just a day after his half-brother JV Ejercito who is also seeking a Senate seat filed his at the Harbor Garden Tent in Sofitel hotel in Pasay City.

Estrada currently faces a P183-million plunder case over the pork barrel scam but was granted bail in September 2017.

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Estrada will be running under the Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino, which was also the party of his father, former president Joseph Ejercito Estrada.

He last served as a Senator for two terms from 2004 to 2016.

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