He is married to Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto,
father to Ryan Christian and stepfather
to Luis Philippe Manzano
Competent, dedicated, diplomatic, and honest.
His devotion to family and community, unrelenting
desire to make a better life for others, consummate
passion for his work, and interactive leadership style
serve as the firm foundation upon which he built a reputation
as a young and committed leader whether as a
legislator or a national executive.
Oath Taking of Senator Ralph G. Recto
as the new Senate President Pro Tempore
July 22, 2013