1. Satur Ocampo has a clear and definite pro-people platform. He stands for UNA, or: Uplift the poor and the marginalized, Nationalism and the government and economy, A just and lasting peace. Read the entire platform at http://www.satur4senator.com/platform.
2. Satur Ocampo has a track record of working hard to defend the peoples' interests in Congress. Unlike other lawmakers who waste taxpayers' money by doing nothing, he has authored and co-authored many important laws and bills.
Among the "landmark" laws Ka Satur has had a hand in making are:
Anti-Torture Law (RA 9745)
Rent Control Act of 2009 (RA 9635)
Tax Relief for Minimum Wage Earners Act of 2009 (RA 9504)
Abolition of Death Penalty (RA 9346)
Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003 (RA 9189)
See his entire legislative track record at http://www.satur4senator.com/legislative-track-record.
3. Satur Ocampo has a track record of defending the peoples' interests, whether in or out of Congress, even in the face of persecution and harassment. Even before being elected in Congress as Bayan Muna representative in 2001, Ka Satur already has a long history of fighting for our rights in the parliament of the streets. Starting out as an activist-journalist in the 60s, he fought the Marcos dictatorship even when he was arrested and subjected to torture. After the Marcos dictatorship, he participated in the short-lived peace talks between the Aquino administration and the Nat'l Democratic Front as a peace panelist.
But don't take our word for it. Ka Satur has been endorsed by a wide variety of personalities, from statesmen (Sen. Chiz Escudero, former Vice President Teofisto Guingona, former Sen. Bobby Tanada, Rep. Darlene Custodio, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte) to showbiz figures (Angel Locsin, Sharon Cuneta, Margie Holmes) to journalists (Elmer Ordonez, Ernesto Hilario, Belinda Olivares-Cunanan) to artists (Bobby Balingit, Cabring Cabrera) to bloggers (tonyocruz.com, bikoy.net, atmidfield.com), Go to http://www.satur4senator.com/testimonials to hear why they endorse Ka Satur Ocampo.
Regardless of who becomes the President, we will always need someone who will fulfill the Senate's role of being the president's "check and balance". Regardless of who the next President is, we will always need someone who will draft and push for pro-people and pro-poor laws and resolutions. Regardless of who the next President, we will always need lawmakers who are hard-working. So regardless of who you are voting for, Satur Ocampo should be among your Senators.
Satur Ocampo for Senator! #37 in the Ballot. KABATAAN for Partylist, #152 in the Ballot.