Valdes, Antonio “Butch” Abad Santos (Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino)

Valdes, Antonio "Butch" Abad Santos (Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino)

PERSONAL DETAILS

Age: 72

Place of Residence: No data found

Political Party: Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP)

Incumbent Senator: No

Terms as Senator: N/A

 

FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE

None

 

SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION

Press freedom in the country being under threat: No

Reimposition of death penalty for drug-related crimes: No

Legalization of medical marijuana for certain ailments: Yes

 

POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM

Fight electoral fraud (the source of which he claims is the partnership of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and Smartmatic)

Prosecute people involved in the Dengvaxia issue

Lower the cost of electricity

Repeal the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001

Shift from being a service economy to a producer economy

 

EDUCATION

Primary: No data found

Secondary: No data found

Tertiary: De La Salle University, Political Science and Accounting

Graduate Studies: Asian Institute of Management, Master's Degree in Management

Honorary Degrees: No data found

Others:

 

AFFILIATIONS

Founder, Citizen National Guard (CNG)

Founder and Chairman, Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP)

Founder and Principal Convenor, Save the Nation Movement

Head, Philippine LaRouche Society

 

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

Executive

Former Undersecretary, Department of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS) (now Department of Education, DepEd), 1998-2000

Legislative

None

Judiciary

None

Local Government

None

 

LEGISLATIVE WORK

Personally authored bills passed into law: N/A

Total bills passed into law: N/A

 

SOURCES

Cabico, G. K. (2018, October 11). Founder of pro-Duterte group joins Senate race. Philstar.com, Retrieved from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/10/11/1859224/founder-pro-duterte-group-joins-senate-race

CNN Philippines Life. (2019, March 4). Get to know senatorial aspirants Agnes Escudero, Ding Generoso, Romulo Macalintal, and Butch Valdes. CNN Philippines Life, Retrieved from http://cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/politics/2019/03/04/3rd-senatorial-forum-interviews.html

Executive Intelligence Review. (n.d.). Philippine LaRouche Society Head Butch Valdes and Others Launch New Political Party. Retrieved from https://larouchepub.com/pr/2018/180902_philippine_lar_society.html

GMA News. (2019, February 23). Senate bets Francisco, Gadon, de Guzman, Gutoc, and Valdes reveal platforms. GMA News Online, Retrieved from https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/685917/senate-bets-francisco-gadon-de-guzman-gutoc-and-valdes-reveal-platforms/story/

News5. (2019, March 1). #AplikanteSaSenado | Valdes targets Epira law review, Comelec-Smartmatic partnership. News5, Retrieved from http://news.tv5.com.ph/breaking/aplikantesasenado-valdes-targets-epira-law-review-comelec-smartmatic-partnership

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