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Democratic Action
Leader Raul S. Roco
President Herminio S. Aquino
Chairman Herminio S. Aquino
Secretary-General Ernesto M. Ramel, Jr.
Founded 1997
Headquarters Quezon City
Youth wing Aksyon Kabataan
Ideology National liberalism
Political position Centre
National affiliation Liberal Party
International affiliation None
Colors Blue, White, Yellow
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Aksyon Demokratiko (English: Democratic Action) or Aksyon is a political party in the Philippines, founded by Senator Raul S. Roco. It is a mainstream political party that advocates "non-traditional" means of politics. It was recognized as a national political party in 1997 by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC).

It participated in four national and local elections (1998, 2001, 2004 & 2007) where it had moderate successes. Its Agenda of Hope (Roco's platform of governance for his presidential bid in 2004) continues to be the party platform. Magbago! (Change!) Makialam! (Participate!) Sulong sa Bagong Pilipinas! (Forward to a New Philippines!) are the party's slogans. The current Chairperson of the party is Herminio Aquino.

The national officers of the party are as follows:
Chairperson  : Sonia Roco
Vice-Chairperson  : Sulpicio Roco
President  : Jaime Galvez-Tan
Secretary-General  : Herminio S. Aquino
Treasurer  : Jose Cabochan
General Counsel  : Percival Flores
VP-Membership  : Tomas Africa
VP-Education & Research  : Leon Flores III
VP-Women  : Inday Santiago
VP-Youth  : Serafin Arviola
Executive Director  : Ernest M. Ramel, Jr.

Present executive officers of Aksyon Demokratiko[edit]

As of 2012, the executive officers of Aksyon Demokratiko are as follows:
Chairperson  : Herminio S. Aquino
Vice-Chairperson  : Atty. Jose Christopher Belmonte
President  : Herminio S. Aquino
EVP  : Jose L. Cabochan
Secretary-General  : Ernest M. Ramel, Jr.
Treasurer  : Antonio L. Aquino
VP-Internal  : Atty. Robbie Pierre M. Roco
VP-External  : Sulpicio Roco
VP-Youth  : Leon Flores III
General Counsel  : Atty. Ramil Esguerra

Notable personalities of the Aksyon Demokratiko[edit]

  • Former DepEd Secretary and Senator, Statesman Raul S. Roco
  • Former CHR Chair and now DOJ Secretary Leila de Lima
  • Mrs. Sonia Roco
  • Former Isabela Governor, now COMELEC Commissioner Grace Padaca
  • Former NEDA Chairperson and TV Host Solita "Winnie" Monsod
  • Former Tarlac Vice-Governor and Congressman Hermie S. Aquino
  • Former Rizal Vice-Governor and Actor Jestoni Alarcon
  • Former Solicitor General Frank Chavez
  • Former BID Associate Comm. and Congressman Jose L. Cabochan
  • TV personality Jay Sonza
  • World Champion Bowler Bong Coo
  • Former Nueva Ecija Governor and NFA Administrator Edno Joson
  • Radio/TV/Newdpaper Commentator Batas Mauricio
  • Actor and Bataan Congressional Candidate Onemig Bondoc
  • Radio/TV/Newspaper Commentator Gani Oro
  • National Youth Commission Chair Usec. Leon S. Flores III
  • QC Congressional Candidate Jose Christopher "Kit" Belmonte
  • Valencia City Mayor Jose M. Galario Jr.
  • Former Malaybalay City Vice Mayo Vitor Aldeguer

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Minda News
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 02:07:30 -0800

Maramag's number 1 municipal councilor Jose Joel Doromal, a lawyer who belongs to the Aksyon Demokratiko party, assumed the post of vice mayor. In Impasug-ong, Mayor Mario Okinlay, killed in an ambush by the New People's Army (NPA) on July 2 was ...

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Rappler
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:52:30 -0700

Appointed education secretary by former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in 2001, he also founded Aksyon Demokratiko in 1997, which would become a vehicle for his presidential campaigns in 1998 and 2004. Year later, some of Roco's best quotes are ...
 
Manila Standard Today
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:07:30 -0700

Navarro said the Black and White Movement, along with civil society and non-government organizations like Code NGO, political parties like Akbayan and Aksyon Demokratiko will join forces and hold a meeting on Aug. 25. Sources said others who will be at ...
 
Minda News
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:23:34 -0800

Maramag's number 1 municipal councilor Jose Joel Doromal, a lawyer who belonged to the Aksyon Demokratiko party, will become vice mayor, leaving one seat at the municipal council vacant. Board member Gordon Torres, a former municipal councilor from ...

InterAksyon

InterAksyon
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:10:20 -0800

... 8; Bagumbayan-Volunteers For A New Philippines (B. BAYAN-VNP), 7; Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP), 6; Kapanalig at Kambilan Ning Memalen Pampanga (KAMBILAN), 2; Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP), 2; Aksyon Demokratiko (AKSYON), 1 ...
 
Rappler
Thu, 02 May 2013 04:54:01 -0700

Mancao ran for congress in Compostela Valley in 2010 under Aksyon Demokratiko but lost. He finished second in a 3-way race, garnering 44,100 votes. De Lima said they did not grant Mancao's request because he's a co-accused in the November 2000 ...
 
Minda News
Sat, 11 May 2013 09:21:47 -0700

Baba Omar is running under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) in the seven-way mayoral race in South Upi, against Abdullah “Bedz” Campong (Liberal Party), Samson Garcia (Aksyon Demokratiko), Elsie Travilla (Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino) and ...
 
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:32:20 -0700

What makes De Lima's links more curious is that she is also a founding member of Raul Roco's Aksyon Demokratiko. Roco, of course, is a Bicolano like De Lima and also a graduate of San Beda Law (1964). De Lima had also worked as a Junior Partner at ...
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