Aksyon Demokratiko

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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