Senatorial Candidates

Halalan 2013

Jamby Madrigal

Basic Profile:

  • Full Name: Maria Ana Consuelo Abad Santos Madrigal
  • Nickname: Jamby Madrigal
  • Birthdate: 1958-Apr-26
  • Profession: businesswoman
  • Place of Birth: City of Manila
  • Place of Voter Registration: Mariana, Quezon City
  • Current Residence: Mariana, Quezon City
  • Marital Status: Married to Eric Dudoignon Valade
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Political Party: Liberal Party

Current Position in Government: None

Positions previously held in Government:
Senator (2004-2010)
She ran for President in 2010
Presidential Adviser for Children’s Affairs (1999)

Relatives in Government or Politics: None currently in office
She is the granddaughter of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos and 1949 Senator Vicente Lopez Madrigal. Her aunt, Pacita Madrigal-Gonzales, was a senator and the first head of the Social Welfare Administration (now DSWD).
Education:

  • Sorbonne French Niveau Superieur- Masters
  • Yale University, New York- International and Development Economics
  • Sta. Clara University, California- Economics, French

Affiliations:

  • Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino(2001 – 2007), Party member
  • Kontra Pulitika Movement(2003), Spokesperson
  • Genuine Opposition(2006 – 2007)

Bills authored and passed:

  • Magna Carta For Women
  • Anti-child Pornography Law
  • Tubattaha Protected Area Act UN Silver Medal Winner
  • Protected Area Bills
  • Log Ban Bills In Selected Areas
  • Declaration Of Child Abandonment Adoption Law
  • Child Legitimation Law
  • Marine Pollution Bill
  • Non Discrimination Bill (Muslims And Ethnic Minorities)

Platforms and Advocacies:

Jamby Madrigal’s platform pushed for “Philippines for the Filipinos,” where Filipinos are empowered to regain sovereignty over their environment and resources, trade, and economy from big foreign players. She also asserted the role of an “innovator for social justice and advocate of economic policies that benefit the majority.”

Jamby Madrigal aimed to advance a pro-Filipino industrialization through extensive processing of native produce while protecting the local market from inequitable foreign competition and smuggling. By ensuring fair trade, she aspired to develop favorable ties with various organizations here and abroad, and abolish monopolies and cartels.

She also pushed for the enactment of a genuine agrarian reform program that would liberate peasants from poverty, stop non-agricultural conversion of lands, and ensure just income distribution.

Stands on Issues:

  • Reproductive Health Law: FOR
  • Sin Tax Law: FOR
  • Cyber Crime Law: NOT AVAILABLE
  • Freedom of Information Law: NOT AVAILABLE
  • Anti-Political Dynasty Law: FOR
  • Divorce: AGAINST
  • Death Penalty: NOT AVAILABLE
  • Same-sex Marriage: AGAINST
  • Total Gun Ban: NOT AVAILABLE
  • Pork Barrel System: NO STAND
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