QUESTIONS FOR THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PMTL AND PEOPLE’S CHOICE?
PMTL or Pilipino Movement for Transformational Leadership is a movement of various faith-based Christian organizations that aims to help its members to elect honest, competent and strong-willed servant leaders for our country. PMTL and its faith-based member organizations will NOT be endorsing any candidates. The main tasks of the PMTL are merely – a) to come up with the GabayKristo; b) to draft a Reform Agenda; and c) to prepare the Shortlist of Recommendees.
People’s Choice is separate and independent from PMTL. Membership to the People’s Choice is
purely voluntary and personal on the part of the individual members of all PMTL member
organizations. Only those individuals who want to register under the People’s Choice become its
The People’s Choice will organize a national campaign team and machinery to support the
candidates in their campaign. The People’s Choice is not a political party but merely a campaign
support movement. The candidates may run under any existing political party of their choice.
The People’s Choice’s Candidates will be required to sign COVENANT that they shall implement
the REFORM AGENDA if and when they get elected into office. The REFORM AGENDA was
formulated by the PMTL Convenors and is composed of 17 specific items of reform.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED IN MY COMMUNITY?
People from around the country with different backgrounds, passions and organizing skills, work together to form the People’s Choice chapters. These volunteers and organizers are the backbone of our organization. If you’re ready to join them, then start taking action now:
1. Find an event near you.
2. Connect online with volunteers in your area.
3. If you’re ready to get started, check out our Get Involved to take action now.
WHAT IS GABAYKRISTO?
The GABAYKRISTO is the common criteria or Voter’s Guide agreed upon by PMTL. It is composed of 20 questions and offers a criteria on the qualities of leaders such as “Karakter at Karangalan,” “Kakayanan at Abilidad”, “Katapatan sa Diyos at Kapwa” and “Katotohanan sa Pamumuno at Pamunuan.”All PMTL organizations will be using this as voter’s guide to guide all our respective memberships.
IS PEOPLE’S CHOICE INVOLVED IN ELECTIONS OR SUPPORTING CANDIDATES?
Yes. Based from the GABAYKRISTO criteria, members of PMTL organizations will vote during the People’s Primary. The winning recommendees for President, Vice-President, and Senators will be declared as the People’s Choice candidates.
DOES PEOPLE’S CHOICE ACCEPT FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM ANY SOURCE AND WITHOUT ANY LIMIT ON THE SIZE OF DONATIONS?
People’s Choice does welcome support from all of the supporters of its work. As a nonprofit organization created for this social welfare purpose, it may accept donations of at least P100 per month from each donor.
HOW CAN OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT PEOPLE’S CHOICE OR REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION BE ADDRESSED TO THE ORGANIZATION?
Questions or requests for information can be directed here: contact us.