Jesus Crispin Remulla

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Jesus Crispin Remulla
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Cavite's Seventh District
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2013
Preceded by Newly Created
Succeeded by Abraham Tolentino
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Cavite's Third District
In office
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Napoleon R. Beratio
Succeeded by Erineo Maliksi
Deputy Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives for Luzon
In office
July 26, 2010 – June 30, 2013
Personal details
Born March 31, 1961
Nationality Filipino
Political party Nacionalista Party
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholic

Jesus Crispin "Boying" C. Remulla (born March 31, 1961) is a Filipino politician from the province of Cavite. A member of the Nacionalista Party, he has been elected to three terms as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the Third District of Cavite. He first won election to Congress in 2004, and was re-elected in 2007.

Remulla is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law. His father, Juanito, served as governor of Cavite for fourteen years. His brothers Gilbert, a former television reporter with the ABS-CBN Network, was the Representative from the Second District of Cavite from 2001 to 2007, and Juanito Victor C. Remulla, Jr. the former Vice-Governor and currently the Governor of Cavite. He is also a radio host for "Karambola" on DWIZ.

Political career[edit]

In 2001, he became the chief of staff of then Senator and former First Lady Luisa Pimentel-Estrada, wife of former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada and spokesperson of Puwersa ng Masa before running for Congress in a controversial 2004 election. During the campaign, he was upset by Governor Erineo "Ayong" Maliksi, who was a fellow member of Partido Magdalo, because of his support of then mayor of Silang, Cavite Ruben Madlangsakay, who ran as independent for congressman. He won as congressman in the district more than two years after the death of his predecessor, Napoleon R. Beratio.

In 2007, he won for the second term as congressman against then Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Manny De Castro, also from Silang. De Castro would lose another election in the newly created 5th District of Cavite after was lost by Carmona Mayor Roy Loyola.

In 2009, he among with fellow representatives of Cavite -- Joseph Emilio Abaya and Elpidio Barzaga, Jr.—authored the biggest congressional reapportionment in the history of the Philippines by passing Republic Act No. 9727, unofficially titled The Cavite Congressional Reapportionment Act of 2009, bringing the representatives of Cavite from three to seven.

In the recent election, also, he defeated Tagaytay City Councilor Laureano Mendoza to claim his third consecutive term and first under the new district.

On July 26, 2010, he became one of six Deputy Speakers of the House of Representatives under the speakership of Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte, Jr.

In 2013 elections, he will run for Mayor of Tagaytay under the Nacionalista Party, Lakas-CMD and the United Nationalist Alliance, he will oppose outgoing Mayor Bambol Tolentino's wife of the Liberal party.

References[edit]

House of Representatives of the Philippines
Preceded by
Newly Created
Member of the House of Representatives from the 7th District of Cavite
2010–present
Succeeded by
Abraham Tolentino
Preceded by
Napoleon R. Beratio
Member of the House of Representatives from the 3rd District of Cavite
2004–2010
Succeeded by
district defunct starting 15th Congress
(next title held to Erineo Maliksi)