National Unity Party (Philippines)

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National Unity Party
Leader Roberto Puno
Chairman Roberto Puno
Slogan One Nation, One Future
Founded February 4, 2011
Split from Lakas Kampi CMD
Headquarters NLIC Building, Ayala Avenue, Makati City
Ideology Christian democracy,
Islamic democracy,
Populism
Political position Center-right
Colors Green
Seats in the Senate
0 / 24
Seats in the House of Representatives
24 / 292
Provincial governorships
8 / 80
Provincial vice governorships
5 / 80
Provincial board members
73 / 926
Website
Official Website of the National Unity Party
Politics of Philippines
Political parties
Elections

National Unity Party (NUP) is a political party in the Philippines. The party was formed by former members of the Lakas Kampi CMD who broke away after internal discontent within the party. The party is part of the Liberal-led coalition in the House of Representatives.

The party was accredited by the Commission of Elections as a national party in a resolution dated October 5, 2011.[1]

On September 26, 2012, the party held its first national convention, and they support the Team PNoy in the upcoming 2013 elections, however most NUP members are supporting the United Nationalist Alliance specially Garcia.

Party officials[edit]

  • Honorary Chairman: Rep. Feliciano Belmonte, Jr., 4th District of Quezon City
  • Chairman: Rep. Roberto Puno, 1st District of Antipolo City
  • National President: Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, Lone District of Dasmarinas, Cavite
  • Vice President for External Affairs: Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, Lone District of Dasmarinas, Cavite
  • Vice President for Internal Affairs: Rep. Antonio Alvarez, 1st District of Palawan
  • Secretary-General: Rep. Roger Mercado, Lone District of Southern Leyte
  • Treasurer: Rep. Albert Garcia, 2nd District of Bataan
  • Executive Director: Reginald S. Velasco

List of party chairmen[edit]

  • Pablo P. Garcia (2011–2013)
  • Roberto Puno (2013–present)

Elected members[edit]

Congressmen[edit]

Aside from P. Garcia, R. Antonino, E. Barzaga, A. Alvarez, R. Mercado and A. Garcia:[2]

Governors[edit]

  • Nestor F. Fongwan - Benguet
  • Albert Raymond S. Garcia - Bataan
  • Roger G. Mercado - Southern Leyte
  • Jose L. Ong, Jr. - Northern Samar
  • Adolf Edward G. Plaza - Agusan del Sur
  • Herminia M. Ramiro - Misamis Occidental
  • David C. Suarez - Quezon
  • Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado - Bulacan

Mayors[edit]

  • Reynaldo San Pedro – San Jose del Monte
  • Aldrin San Pedro – Muntinlupa
  • Jose Enrique Garcia III – Balanga
  • Bartolome Ramos – Santa Maria
  • Jennifer Austria-Barzaga – Dasmariñas
  • Canuto "Tito" Oreta – Malabon
  • Lorna Silverio – San Rafael
  • Feliciano Legaspi – Norzagaray
  • Luis Ferrer IV – General Trias
  • Maloney Samaco – Maasin City
  • Arnel Mendoza – Bustos
  • Patrick Meneses – Bulakan
  • Philip Tan – Tangub
  • Reynaldo "Aldong" Parojinog, Sr. – Ozamiz
  • Litoy Alega – San Francisco Quezon (Aurora)
  • Michael Gutierrez – Lopez Jaena
  • Jose G. Ardales – Victoria (Northern Samar)
  • Ret. Col. Celso G. Regencia – Iligan City
  • Kim Lope "Bobong" A. Asis – Bayugan City

Electoral History[edit]

Senate[edit]

Election Number of votes Share of votes Seats won Seats after Outcome of election
2013 Did Not Participate N/A
0 / 12
0 / 24
Liberal-led coalition

House of Representatives[edit]

Election Number of votes Share of votes Seats Outcome of election
2013 2,394,631 8.68%
29 / 292
Split; Liberal Party-led coalition, lost

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosario, Ben (10 November 2011). "National Unity Party accredited". The Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  2. ^ New party for Lakas turned LP lawmakers

External links[edit]