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Democratic Action
Leader Atty. Lorna P. Kapunan
President Atty. Robi Pierre Rocco
Chairman Herminio Aquino
Secretary-General Ernesto M. Ramel Jr
Headquarters 3rd Floor, 62 Tomas Morato Avenue, Quezon City
Newspaper Aksyon
Youth wing Aksyon Kabataan
Ideology Social Liberalism
Colors Blue, White, Yellow
Seats in the House of Representatives
1 / 292
Provincial governorships
0 / 81
Provincial vice governorships
1 / 81
Politics of Philippines
Political parties
Old Aksyon logo

Aksyon Demokratiko (English: Democratic Action) or Aksyon is a political party in the Philippines, founded by the late Senator Raul S. Roco. It is a major 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, and 2007) where it had moderate successes. In 2010, the party signed a coalition agreement with the Liberal Party in order to jointly field then Senator Benigno Aquino III for President.

For the Philippine general election, 2016, the party will be fielding National as well as local candidates throughout the Philippines.

Party Principles[edit]

Magbago! (Change!) Makialam! (Participate!) Sulong sa Bagong Pilipinas! (Forward to a New Philippines!) are the party's slogans.

The Political Vision of the Party is rooted in Raul Roco's The Agenda of Hope

H - Honest government
O - Opportunity for all, special privileges for none
P - Peace, Productivity and Prosperity
E - Education and Environment for sustainable development.

The Party believes that there should be regional solutions to regional problems. The Party organizes itself based on the principles of local autonomy. The Party believes and pushes for the empowerment of the Filipino masses. The Party advocates a 'bottom-up' approach in tackling the issues of the country. The Party recognizes the importance of the participation youth in government and therefore actively pushes for the empowerment of the youth.

Associated people[edit]

  • Mrs. Sonia Roco
  • Former Department of Education Secretary and Former Senator Raul Roco
  • Former Commission on Human Rights Chair and Former Department of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima
  • Former National and Economic Development Authority Chair, TV Talk show host, Professor Winnie Monsod
  • Former Tarlac Representative Herminio Aquino
  • World Champion Bowler Bong Coo

National Candidates for the 2016 Philippine elections[edit]

  • TIEZA (Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority) COO and Former Pampanga Governor Mark Lapid for Senator
  • Lawyer Lorna Kapunan for Senator

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42 news items


Tue, 10 Nov 2015 04:11:15 -0800

Kapunan is running for senator under the political party Aksyon Demokratiko – the same vehicle for the presidential campaign of her friend and law firm partner, the late senator Raul Roco – but is on the slate of presidential candidate Grace Poe ...


Mon, 09 Nov 2015 02:37:15 -0800

(Kapunan is also a senatorial candidate under Aksyon Demokratiko and is running under the ticket of Senator Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero.) 6. Uy also filed a complaint for civil damages in the amount of P11 million, but Kapunan said they are willing to ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:46:06 -0800

The Partido Pilipinas is an umbrella coalition composed of the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC), Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino, Aksyon Demokratiko and the deeply divided Nacionalista Party—where nominal party-mates Bongbong Marcos and Alan Peter ...
The Manila Times
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 07:33:53 -0800

Ralp Recto, Miguel Zubiri, Rep Sherwin Gatchalian, NPC, Susan Ople, NP, Lorna Kapunan, Aksyon Demokratiko, Neri Colminares, Isko Moreno, Roman Romulo, Edu Manzano, and retired Gen. Samuel Pagdilao, most of whom are otherwise deserving ...

Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 07:04:07 -0700

... Pasig City) and Nery Colmenares (Bayan Muna); former Senators Richard Gordon (Bagumbayan) ; Panfilo Lacson (Ind.); Juan Miguel Zubiri (Ind.) ; Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (PMP) ; and popular litigation lawyer Lorna Kapunan (Aksyon Demokratiko).


Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:24:43 -0700

Today, we celebrate the life of a man who lived a full life. To paraphrase 2 Timothy 4:7, he fought a good fight, finished the race and kept the faith. Father of the Bangko Sentral. Honorary Woman. Outstanding Student. Outstanding Lawyer. Outstanding ...


Wed, 28 Oct 2015 19:19:53 -0700

Kapunan is running under the Aksyon Demokratiko party of the late senator Raul Roco. She was the third senatorial bet to be formally endorsed by Poe and Escudero. The lawyer earlier admitted she was also asked to run under the LP but received some ...

GMA News

GMA News
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 01:48:45 -0700

Lorna Kapunan (Aksyon Demokratiko); * Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (Asenso Manileño); * Former Makati Vice Mayor Edu Manzano (Independent); * Philippine National Red Cross president and former Sen. Richard Gordon (Independent); * ACT CIS ...

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