Partido Reporma

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Partido Para sa Demokratikong Reporma (Party for Democratic Reforms), also known as Partido Reporma (Reform Party), is a political party in the Philippines founded in 1997 by former defense secretary Renato de Villa.

History

Partido Reporma was founded in 1997 by then-Defense Secretary Renato de Villa after failing to get the nomination as the presidential candidate of his original party, the ruling Lakas-NUCD. He lost the nomination to then-Speaker of the House Jose de Venecia Jr. Leaving in protest, he founded Partido Reporma through which to launch his presidential bid. He chose Oscar Orbos as his running mate. The party also forged an alliance with the Lapiang Manggagawa (Workers’ Party) and contested in the elections as Reporma-LM. Howvever, de Villa and Orbos lost to Joseph Estrada and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, respectively. The party also failed to win seats in the Senate. Among their senatorial bets were Haydee Yorac, Roy Señeres, and Rey Langit.

2004 National Election

In 2004, Reporma supported the candidacy of former Senator and Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Raul Roco from Aksyon Demokratiko. They forged an electoral alliance with PROMDI and formed Alyansa ng Pag-asa (Alliance of Hope). The party won one seat in the House of Representatives.

In 2020, former speaker Pantaleon Alvarez resigned from PDP-Laban and became secretary-general of the revived Reporma.

In July 2021, Senator Panfilo Lacson became the party’s chairman after he expressed his interest to run for the 2022 Philippine presidential elections.

In October 2021, Partido Reporma beefed up its efforts to raise awareness and expand its reach across the country by putting up an information and call center. This aims to respond to the public’s queries on issues, policies, and government platforms raised by the party’s chairman and standard-bearer Lacson. As such, the party is the first and only political party to set up a hotline that will directly answer questions and queries on election-related issues.

Ideology

The party states to actively work towards good governance, responsible government, and distribution of expanded opportunities to the provinces. To attain this goal, the party is guided by its five pillars: 1) general welfare and happiness of the people, 2) honesty and integrity in the public service, 3) respect for the rights and dignity of everyone 4) balanced and healthful ecology, and 5) inclusiveness.


Electoral performance

President

Election Candidate Number of votes Share of votes Outcome of election
1998 Renato de Villa 1,308,352 4.86% Lost
2004 Endorsed Raul Roco who lost
2010 No endorsement
2016 No endorsement
2022 Panfilo Lacson

Vice President

Election Candidate Number of votes Share of votes Outcome of election
1998 Oscar Orbos 3,321,779 13.00% Lost
2004 Endorsed Herminio Aquino who lost
2010 No endorsement
2016 No endorsement
2022 Endorsed Tito Sotto

Senate

Election Number of votes Share of votes Seats won Seats after Outcome of election
1998 13,090,781 6.38% 0/12 0/24 Lost
2001 Did not participate
2004 4,740,531 1.86% 0/12 0/24 Lost

House of Representatives

Election Number of votes Share of votes Seats Outcome of election
1998 966,653 3.95% 4/257 Lost
2001 3/256 Lost
2004 1/261 Lost



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