Tinig at Kakampi ng Kooperatiba sa Kongreso
The Coop-NATCCO Party-list or Cooperative NATCCO Network Party, Inc. is a dynamic organization representing marginalized and under-represented farmers and their cooperatives nationwide. Currently, the Party has 906 member cooperatives located in 62 provinces and 42 cities in all 17 regions.
Created in 1997, Coop-NATCCO was registered with the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on February 12, 1998 and is one of the pioneer party-lists who participated in the party-list elections. Since the 11th Philippine Congress up to present, Coop-NATCCO has continued to win seats in Congress due to its vigor in pushing for and advocating the interests of the sector it represents. Coop-NATCCO Party-list has rigorously worked towards the enactment of Republic Act No. 9520 or the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008 and numerous legislations towards the growth and development and empowerment of the marginalized farmers, agrarian reform beneficiaries and their cooperatives.
The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) proclaimed Coop-Natcco Partylist as winner of two seats in the House of Representatives during the May 13, 2013 Party-list election with a total vote cast of 641,355. Congressmen Cresente C. Paez and Anthony M. Bravo represented the Coop-NATCCO Party in the 16th Philippine Congress.