Frequently Asked Questions

on joining Partido Liberal

I. Membership

Q1. I want to join Partido Liberal, but I am not a politician. Can I join the party?

Yes, anyone can join Partido Liberal as long as they comply with the following quali cations:

  1. Filipino citizen
  2. At least 15 years of age
  3. Commits to the party vision, mission, and platform of government
  4. Supports the constitution of the party and follow basic party decisions and party discipline
  5. Pays the annual membership fee of P250
Q2. What are the steps I need to take to become a member?

There are basically two ways to apply for membership:

Online
1. Send an email to [email protected] expressing your intention to join the party.
2. You will get an online application form.
3. Fill out the form and follow the instructions.

Offline
1. Write or visit the party National Headquarters at Balay Expo Centro, EDSA corner McArthur Ave., Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.
2. Request for the LP application form, ll up, and submit. Within 30 days, the National Organizing and Membership Commission will process your application form, and inform you of its decision.

Q3. What are the bene ts of becoming an active member in the party?

Members who have demonstrated commitment and dedication to the party will be designated as party activists. Party activists, also known as cadres, are highly trained members with expertise in any of the following capacities:

  1. Sectoral and community organizing
  2. Liberal ideology education
  3. Activist studies and operations
  4. Legislative lobbying
  5. Campaign and elections management Party activists also have natural advantage in the selection of party officers, staff, and candidates
Q4. What are the rights and privileges of a party member?

A party member has the following rights:

  1. To be heard and to vote in party meetings
  2. To choose or be chosen as a party official
  3. To be informed of party meetings, plans, activities, nances, and the use of party funds and property
  4. To be accorded due process on complaints, investigations, and decisions on matters affecting membership and tenure
Q5. What are the duties of a party member?

A party member has the following duties:

  1. To support and defend the party constitution
  2. To promote the party vision, mission and program of government, and ensure its victory in elections
  3. To pay party dues
  4. To be actively involved in party meetings, activities, programs and projects, including:
  • Communications: social media, polling, etc.
  • Research: policies, issues, advocacies, etc.
  • Resource generation: fund-raising activities and solicitations
    5. To comply with such rules, regulations and decisions duly promulgated by party authorities
Q6. What are the grounds for disciplinary actions of party members?
  1. Engaging in any act opposed to party objectives and interests
  2. Violating or deliberately failing to support any of its fundamental decisions
  3. Failing to attend 3 consecutive party meetings or at least 2/3 of duly convened meetings without any valid reason duly communicated beforehand
  4. Not participating in party activities without valid reason duly communicated beforehand
  5. Being a member of another political party
Q7: What are the possible disciplinary actions?

Suspension or removal from the party.

Q8. As a member, will I be part of any unit within the party?

Yes. You can choose among: local (city or municipal) chapter, sectoral (youth, women, farmers,sher folk, urban poor, indigenous people, workers, entrepreneurs, etc.), or national HQ.

II. Principles and Leadership

Q9. What does the party stand for?

Values
The party stands for the values of freedom, justice, and solidarity (bayanihan). (See Values Charter)

Vision
A just, prosperous, peaceful, and caring society that provides decent work and housing, affordable and accessible health and education, and livable communities for all, anchored on social equity, sustainable economic development, and transparent, effective, and participative government.

Mission
Forged in the praxis of principled leadership, the Partido Liberal, upholding freedom, social justice, and solidarity, will lead in providing opportunities for every Filipino to live a life of dignity.

Q10. Who are the party leaders?

The chairperson of the party is Vice President Leni Robredo. The president of the party is Senator Kiko Pangilinan. Representative Kit Belmonte (6th District, Quezon City) is the secretary-general, who helps the party president manage the day-to-day operations of the party.

Q11. What is the party leaders’ priority?

In the face of brazen attacks to the country’s democratic institutions as well as the urgent needs to defend and advance the people’s basic human rights, the party leaders’ priority is to rede ne the party as a people’s party — in its composition, its processes, and its objectives.

III. Volunteerism

Q12. I don’t want to join any political party, but I believe that LP is a political institution that needs to be strengthened. How can I help?

You can help the party as a volunteer. Party volunteers share the party’s values and are willing and able to give some of their time, skills, and resources to the party without becoming a member. Specifically, volunteers are encouraged to contribute to the volunteer management fund. Volunteers may also serve in any of the following roles:

  1. Expert on liberal ideology and its positions in various issues
  2. Expert on the history of LP and liberalism in the Philippines
  3. Social media brand ambassador
  4. Sectoral and community organizer
  5. Campaigns and programs volunteer
  6. Electoral canvasser and voter

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