New SWS Survey on Political Parties

4th quarter 2006 SWS Survey on Political Parties from November 24-29, 2006

The SWS Survey on Political Parties was presented to the public on March 8 at the Diamond Hotel. The keynote speech was delivered by Senator Richard Gordon while a panel of expert discussants which include former Congressman Florentino Abad, columnist Alex Magno and Executive Director of the Institute of Political and Economic Reforms (IPER) Mr. Ramon Casiple discussed the results in relation with an electoral reform study by Prof. Dr. Clarita Carlos from the Center for Asia Pacific Studies (UP).

Representatives from the Liberal Party, Nacionalista Party, LakasCMD, PDP Laban, Aksyon Demokratiko, KAMPI, Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino, and party list members from Abanse Ilongo, Ang Ladlad and others debated the two research projects in the afternoon and discussed a tentative schedule for political and electoral reforms for the years to come.