Democratic Action

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Aksyon Demokratiko (Filipino for Democratic Action) is a political party founded by the late 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 three national and local elections (1998, 2001 & 2004) where it had moderate successes. Its Agenda of Hope (the late Senator 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 battlecry.

Currently the following are it's National Officers:

Aksyon Demokratiko Officers

Executive Officers:

Cong. Sulpicio "Cho" Roco
Cong. Herminio "Hermie" Aquino
Mr. Jose "Jay" Sonza
Treasurer & VP Int'l Affairs  
Atty. Perfecto "Jun" Yasay
VP - Nat'l Capital Region  
Cong. Antonio "Tony" Aquino
VP - N. Luzon & Spokesperson  
Atty. Melanio "Batas" Mauricio
VP - S. Luzon  
Mayor Tomas "Tom" Bongalonta
VP - Visayas  
Mr. Vicente "Vic" Dumon
VP - Mindanao  
Ms. Irene "Inday" Santiago
Executive Director  
Mr. Ernest Ramel
Council of Leaders
  1. Ms. Nini Quezon-Avancenia
  2. Atty. Lorna Patajo-Kapunan
  3. Cong. Eduardo Nonato "Edno" Joson
  4. Ms. Olivia "Bong" Coo
  5. Dr. Jaime "Jimmy" Galvez-Tan
  6. Atty. Darwin Mariano
  7. Atty. Ramon "Totoy' Roco
  8. Mr. Anthony Sanchez
  9. Ms. Evelyn Singson

It is now undergoing reorganization and strengthening. For more information visit

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