People's Reform Party

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People's Reform Party
Leader Miriam Defensor Santiago
Spokesperson Narciso Santiago III
Founded April 12, 1991 (1991-04-12)
Headquarters Quezon City
Ideology Christian democracy,
Feminism
Political position Centre-left
International affiliation None
Colors Red
Seats in the Senate
1 / 24
Provincial governorships
1 / 79
Website
www.miriam.com.ph
Politics of Philippines
Political parties
Elections

The People's Reform Party is a political party in the Philippines. Founded on April 12, 1991 as the political party of former Agrarian Reform Secretary Miriam Defensor Santiago for her bid as President in the 1992 Presidential Elections. During the 1992 Elections, the party nominated Santiago as President and Ramon Magsaysay, Jr. as Vice President respectively, however both Santiago and Magsaysay lost the elections to former Defense Secretary Fidel Ramos and Senator Joseph Estrada.

1992 General Election[edit]

The following members run under the People's Reform Party for the following positions:

  • Local Election

The following politicians won under the People's Reform Party during the 1992 general elections in the Philippines:

1995 General Election[edit]

The following run under the banner of People's Reform Party in the 1995 election:

  • Senatorial Election
  1. Miriam Defensor Santiago (won)
  2. Herman Tiu Laurel (lost)
  3. Brigido Simon (withdraw and slide to run for Mayor of Quezon City)
  • Congressional Election
  1. Reynaldo Calalay - First District, Quezon City
  2. Leopolddo San Buenaventura - Camarines Sur
  3. Narciso Monfort - Iloilo
  4. Prospero Nograles - Davao City
  5. Dabs Abdullah Mangotara - Lanao del Norte
  • Board Members
    • Albay

Andres Serrano

    • Biliran

Romulo Bernardes

  • Local Election
  1. Banzai Nieva
  2. Berting Ocampo
  3. Toting Cailian
  4. Erning Dionision
  5. Nesto Ponce
  6. Bert Basco
  7. Marlon Lacson
  8. Joe Lopez
  9. Pete de Jesus
  10. Nilo Roces
  11. Vic Melendez
  12. Rino Tolentino
  13. Paz Herrera
  14. Edward Maceda
  15. Rudy Bacani
  16. Hoey Hizon
  17. Felix Espiritu
  18. Rogie dela Paz
  19. Kim Atienza
  20. Roger Gernale
  21. Ging Logarta
  22. Lou Veloso
  23. Joy Dawis
  24. Butch Belgica
  • Catbalogan City
    • Mayor: Jess Redaja
  • Padre Garcia, Batangas
    • Mayor: Victor Reyes
  • Binan, Laguna
    • Vice Mayor: Alexis Desuasido
  • Sta. Rosa, Laguna
    • Vice Mayor: Jose Catindig
  • Baguio City
    • Councilors:
  1. Elmo Nevada
  2. Edilberto Claraval
  3. Richard Carino
  4. Rolando dela Cruz
  5. Lilia Yaranon
  • Bamban, Tarlac
    • Councilors:
  1. Ricarte Rivera
  • Norzagaray, Bulacan
    • Councilors:
  1. Mario Villegas

1998 General Election[edit]

Candidates:

  • Senatorial Election

(none)

2001 General Election[edit]

  • Senatorial Election

The leader Miriam Defensor Santiago and her PRP joined the Puwersa ng Masa coalition of the opposition ticket under deposed President Joseph Estrada.

2004 General Election[edit]

  • Senatorial Election

The leader Miriam Defensor Santiago and her PRP joined the K-4 coalition of the administration ticket under Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

2010 General Election[edit]

  • Senatorial Election

People's Reform Party leader Miriam Defensor Santiago was invited by Nacionalista Party standard bearer Manuel "Manny" Villar, Jr. as one of his senatorial guest candidates. PRP was also in coalition with two other parties, Lakas-Kampi CMD and Partido ng Masang Pilipino on the senatorial election. Mike Defensor ran under People's Reform Party in the Quezon City mayoralty race but lost the polls. Arthur Defensor, Sr. ran for the governorship of Iloilo and won the polls, he also caucuses with the Nacionalista Party and Lakas-Kampi-CMD.

Electoral performance[edit]

President[edit]

Election Candidate Number of votes Share of votes Outcome of election
1992 Miriam Defensor Santiago 4,468,173 19.72% Lost
1998 Miriam Defensor Santiago 797,206 2.96% Lost
2004 Supported Fernando Poe, Jr. who lost
2010 Supported Manny Villar who lost

Vice President[edit]

Election Candidate Number of votes Share of votes Outcome of election
1992 Ramon Magsaysay, Jr. 2,900,556 14.20% Lost
1998 Francisco Tatad 745,389 2.91% Lost
2004 Supported Loren Legarda who lost
2010 Supported Loren Legarda who lost

Senate[edit]

Election Number of votes Share of votes Seats won Seats after Outcome of election
1992 6,141,565 2.2%
0 / 24
0 / 24
Lost
1995 19,619,923 10.9%
2 / 12
2 / 24
Lost
1998
2 / 24
Lost
2001 9.622,742 4.0%
0 / 13
0 / 24
Lost
2004 12,187,401 4.8%
1 / 12
1 / 24
Lost
2007
1 / 24
Nacionalista Party-led coalition
2010 17,344,742 5.8%
1 / 12
1 / 24
PMP-led coalition

House of Representatives[edit]

Election Number of votes for Lakas Share of votes Seats won Outcome of election
1995 171,454 0.9%
0 / 204
Lost

Notable Party Members[edit]

  1. Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago
  2. Sec. Esperanza Cabral (DOH)
  3. Mike Defensor
  4. Arthur Defensor, Sr.