TEAM Unity

TEAM Unity

Together Everybody Achieves More (TEAM) Unity is the umbrella coalition of the administration-backed senatorial line-up for the 2007 Philippine Midterm Elections. TEAM Unity is composed mostly of supporters and erstwhile critics of current Philippine president, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Team Unity sought to take several Senate seats in order to protect President Arroyo from impeachment attempts by the political opposition after the midterm elections.


During the Lakas-CMD National Convention last April 12, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo devised an acronym for the 12 senatorial candidates of TEAM Unity which is: "MaS PARA SA KiDZ Mo" (in English, "More for your kids".) Ma stands for Magsaysay, S stands for Singson, P stands for Pichay, A stands for Angara, R stands for Recto, A stands for Aquino-Oreta, S stands for Sotto, A stands for Arroyo, Ki stands for Kiram, D stands for Defensor, Z stands for Zubiri, and Mo stands for Montano. It is highlighted by TEAM UNITY's slogan and main program for every Filipino: "Our priority agenda is to work for the future of our children." Their 2nd slogan is ""Tulong Tulong sa Pagsulong" (in English, "Working together for progress"). The opposing party, Genuine Opposition, used the slogan: "PLAN CO REVOLT" (in English, "My plan is to revolt") as a demonstrative threat to the Arroyo government.

Coalition members

Mainstream party members

* Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD)
* Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino (KAMPI)
* Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC)
* Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP)
* Partido Demokratiko Sosyalista ng Pilipinas (PDSP)
* Coalition of Administrative Political Party (CAPP)

TEAM Unity Senatorial slate

Campaign team

* Reli German - Campaign Manager
* Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano - Spokesperson
* Tonypet Albano - Deputy Spokesperson
* Ben Evardone - Media Director

Party jingle

The jingle was originated from the song "We Will Rock You" for their early promotional campaign.

Election results

3 out of 12 candidates won the possible 12 seats in the Senate namely: (in order of votes received)

* Edgardo Angara
* Joker Arroyo
* Juan Miguel Zubiri

ee also

* Koalisyon ng Katapatan at Karanasan sa Kinabukasan (K-4), the name of the pro-Arroyo coalition in the 2004 elections.
* People Power Coalition, the name of pro-Arroyo coalition in the 2001 midterm elections.
* Lakas NUCD 1998 Senatorial Slate, the Ramos' administration's senatorial slate during the 1998 national elections
* Lakas-Laban Coalition, the name of the pro-Ramos coalition in the 1995 midterm elections.
* Genuine Opposition, TEAM Unity's rival coalition in the 2007 elections.


External links

* [ TEAM Unity's Official Website]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • National Team Unity — Trinidad and Tobago This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Trinidad and Tobago …   Wikipedia

  • Unity (Benutzeroberfläche) — Unity Ubuntu 11.10 mit Unity …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Unity Christian High School — is a private high school located in Hudsonville, Michigan. It is a member of Christian Schools International.The school s mission statement is, Empowering Students to Live for Christ . Unity Christian currently has 763 students for the 2007 2008… …   Wikipedia

  • Unity (trade union) — Unity Full name Unity (previously the Ceramic and Allied Trades Union) Founded 1827 Members 9,000 Country United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Unity capital — is a corporate finance advisory firm based in London solely dedicated to the digital media sector. It was founded in 2005 by Paul Heydon whom has strong experience working with digital media companies. The firm specialises in private placements,… …   Wikipedia

  • Unity Centre of Communist Revolutionaries of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Harbhajan Sohi) — Unity Centre of Communist Revolutionaries of India (Marxist Leninist) [Harbhajan Sohi] , a splinter group of UCCRI(ML). Since July 1977 the UCCRI(ML) Central Committee Member from Punjab, Harbhajan Sohi had started to express criticism towards… …   Wikipedia

  • Unity Village, Guyana — Unity Village is a rural village in the East Coast district of the Demerara region of Guyana. The village is notable for being the birthplace of both Shivnarine Chanderpaul, former captain of the West Indies cricket team and Bharrat Jagdeo,… …   Wikipedia

  • Unity (comics) — Articleissues copyedit=December 2007 or=December 2007 laundrylists=December 2007 in universe=December 2007 in universe cat= Unity was a company wide crossover story published by Valiant Comics in the summer of 1992.Overview Unity was a story that …   Wikipedia

  • Unity (игровой движок) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Unity (значения). Unity …   Википедия

  • Unity Secondary School — Infobox Singapore School name = Unity Secondary School motto = Vision in Direction Excellence in Pursuit Integrity in Action established = January 2000 type = Government session = Single principal = Tan Siew Piang (Miss) city/town = Choa Chu Kang …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”