Senatorial Candidates

Halalan 2013

Mon Montaño

Basic Profile:

  • Full Name: Ramon Enriquez Montaño
  • Nickname: Mon
  • Birthdate: 1937-Mar-13
  • Profession: businessman
  • Place of Birth: Cebu City, Cebu
  • Place of Voter Registration: Tapon Norte, San Jose, Negros Oriental
  • Current Residence: Cupang, Muntinlupa City
  • Marital Status: Married to Fe Montaño
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Political Party: Independent

Current Position in Government: None

Position previously held in Government:
Undersecretary, DILG (1991)
Chief, Philippine Constabulary/Integrated National Police (1988)
Commanding General, National Capital Region Defense Command (1987)
Commanding General, Capital Regional Command (1986)
Commanding General, Narcotics Command (1983-86)
Superintendent, Southern Police District (1977-78)

Relatives in Government or Politics: None


  • Defense Resources Management, US Naval Post School (California, USA; 1980)
  • Master in National Security Administration, National Defense College of the Philippines (1977)
  • Command and General Staff Course, Australian Staff College (Victoria, Australia; 1974)
  • Philippine Military Academy (1958)


  • PNP Council of Elders, Member

Bills Passed: None

Platforms and Advocacies:

If elected as senator, he plans to create laws that would serve as guidelines to improve the police and military service. He also advocates a review of the Local Government Code as well as the removal of the power of local politicians over the police force. He also plans to work for the rights of retired soldiers and policemen and vowed to push for the improvement of the pension system for senior citizens and retired soldiers as well as revamp policies in the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). The military veteran said he wants to help incumbent President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to push for first EDSA People Power’s “dreams” that have yet to be realized.

Stands on Issues:

  • Reproductive Health Law: FOR
  • Sin Tax Law: FOR
  • Cyber Crime Law: FOR
  • Freedom of Information Law: FOR
  • Anti-Political Dynasty Law: FOR
  • Divorce: AGAINST
  • Death Penalty: AGAINST
  • Same-sex Marriage: AGAINST
  • Total Gun Ban: AGAINST
  • Pork Barrel System: FOR

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