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MINDANAO 2019-2022: In Mindanao, only 25 women were chosen from 118 govs, mayors, tears

MINDANAO 2019-2022: In Mindanao, only 25 women were chosen from 118 govs, mayors, tears

(MindaNews / 23Might) – Of 118, Mayor and Congress District Representatives in Mindanao 2019-2022, only 25 gained women, from 33 to 2016-2019.

Governors of Women: (Clock clockwise from left) – Kaka Bag-ao from Dinagat Island (photograph: Bobby Timonera / MindaNews), Imelda Quibranza-Dimaporo, Lanao del Norte (photograph by Bobby Timonera / MindaNews), Nancy Catamco North Cotabato ( photograph by Nancy Catamco) Supporters Facebook page), and Bai Mariam Mavadadatu (photograph from Agila ng Maguindanao's Facebook page)

Mindanao has 27 provinces, 33 cities and 60 congressional districts, however only 58 delegates have been elected to the South South South African restructuring. Cotabato (Common Santos Metropolis would be the third) continues to be deliberate for November 2019 or before.

In the primary EDSA elections in 1987 and 1988, there were 10 feminine leaders, mayors and representatives. In 2019-2022, 25 characterize 21.2% of 118 posts

Of the 9 feminine administrators in 2016–2019, it’s now 4; Of the 17 feminine representatives elected in 2016, only 9 in 2019. %): Arlene “Kaka” Bag-ao (LP) Dinagatin IslandImeldaQuibranzaDimaporo (PDP) LanaodelNorteBaiMariamMavadadatuMaguindanao (NP) andNancyCatamco (PDP) NorthCotabato

Bag-ao, Mavadadatu and Catamco were elected for the primary term when Dimaporo served fifth.

11 women (33.33%) were chosen from 33 mayors: Judy Amante (PDP), Cabadbaran, Cynthia Guiani-Sayad (NPC), Cotabato, Rosalina Jalosio (APP), Dapitan, Sara Duterte (HnP) Davao, Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman (LP), Rosita Furigay (PDP), Michelle Marie Denise Nakpil Rabat (Ind), Roxanne Pimentel (PDP) from Tandag, Jennifer Tan (NP) Tangub; Valencian Azucena Huervas (BPP); and Maria Isabelle Climaco (LP) Zamboang

Of the 58 representatives, only 10 or 17.2 % are women: Agrican del Norte's District 2 Angelica Rosedell Amante (PDP), Bukidnon District 1 Malou Acosta (BPP), Lorna Dauto Occidental lonely area Bautista-Bandigan (HnP), Davao del Sur lonely area Mercedes Cagas (NP), Misamis Oriental space 2 Juliette Uy (NUP), Sultan Kudarat district 1 Bai Rihan Sakalura (NUP), Glona Zamboanga del Norte 2 district Labadlabad, Zamboanga del Sur Area 1 Divina Grace Yu (PDP) and Zamboangan Sibugay Area 2 Ann Hofer (PDP).


Though a lot of the 24 women voted for the office, they’re wives or politicians' sisters, three began their political profession alone: ​​Dinagatin Bag-ao, Valencian Huervas and Davao Oriental in Malanya.

Huervas began as chaplain leader within the 1980s. He was elected a Barangay member in 1997 and a Barangay chair in 2002. Huervas, a BS agricultural researcher, later turned chairman of the Barangay captain association and earned him a seat as a member of the Council. In 2010, when Mayor Leandro Catarata requested him to drive the vice chairman, he hid in his village, however ultimately he assured him to run. He gained, and in 2016 he held the championship and was re-elected on 13 Might.

Bag-ao, Human Rights Ombudsman, represented the Akbayan Get together Record for 2010–2013, however was also appointed as Dinagat Island Guardian in 2012, after a decentralized rep. Ruben Ecleo, Jr. Bag-ao dared to challenge Ecleos in 2013 to characterize a lonely congressional space and win. He was re-elected in 2016 and on Might 13 gained the governor.

Malanyaon gained the fourth season because the representative of Davao Oriental's first district, which she represented in 2001-2007 earlier than being elected Governor in 2007, 2016. She returned to Congress in 2016. Accountant Malanyaon started her political profession in Davao Metropolis as an OIC approved since November 1986 1987, whereas Rodrigo Duterte was OIC Vice Chairman. He was elected to the Council in 1988-1992.

In the case of Catamco, Obo Manobon, who was elected consultant of the second district of North Cotabato in 2010 and who served three phrases until 2019, he was recognized within the Home of Representatives even earlier than he turned a consultant. Catamco was a type of who participated in alleged counterfeit NGOs who joined Janet Napoles and who siphoned hundreds of thousands of pesos from the pork inventory. He denied the allegations

Former Representative Bernardo Pinol, Jr., Was among those who had previously claimed Catamco's involvement in alleged unfair NGOs. Pinol's brother, Socrates, was a Catamco runner in 2019. He lost outgoing Governor Emmylou Talino-Mendoza.

Wives, daughters, sisters

Twelve of the 25 are the wives of politicians: Judy Amante, Cagas, Dimaporo, Furigay, Hataman, Hofer, Labadlabad, Mjedadatu, Pimentel, Tan

Seven are daughters of politicians: Acosta, Angelica Amante, Bautista-Bandigan, Climaco, Duterte, Rabat and Sakaluran.

The opposite two are the politicians' sisters: Guiani-Sayadi and Jalosio.


Lanao del Norteen Quibranza is the wife of another district and former governor of Abdullah Dimaporo. She succeeded as her husband's governor in 1998-2007, was represented in the first space from 2010 to 2016 and was governor again from 2016 to 2019. Her son Mohamad Khalid was Governor in 2007–2016 and has been re-elected as 1st District Consultant for the third period of two years. as a district consultant.

Bai Mariam Mavadadatu, Datu Abdullah, Mayor of Sang Maguindanao, is the wife of the well-established 1st district Suharto Mavadadatu, spouse of neighboring Sultan Kudarat. Rep. He was additionally elected as Governor of Sultan Kudarat, who additionally served as representative for 2004-2007.

Judy Amante, Agusan del Nortein Visitor Spouse 1st District Rep. Erlpe John Amante, ran to Mayor of Cabadbaran in 2016, however lost to Katrina Marie Mortola, Erlpen's associate. In the 2019 votes, Judy Amante gained Mortola when his sister, governor-general Angelica Rosedell Amante, gained her brother Erlpen in one other congress.

Basila Rosita Furigay acquired the third season as Mayor of Lamita City (20013-2022), her husband Roderick's publish in 2004–2013.

Mayor of Isabela City, Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, is the wife of former ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman and a representative of the lonely district of Basilan. Previous to that, he served as Anak Mindanao get together consultant as of 30 June 2013 till he resigned from his concentration on group work in October 2017.

Surigao del Sur Pimentel was elected Mayor of Tandag in 2013 and was followed by her husband Alexander who served from 2007 to 2013 and from 2016 to 2019. Alexander introduced his certificate to the mayor, however when his governor-brother Vicente Pimentel died in December last yr, he turned Deputy Governor and Roxanne Turned Deputy

At Misamis Occidental, Tan and her husband Philip have been following each other as mayor of Tangub City since 1992. Philip was Mayor from 1992 to 2001 and 2010–2019, while Jennifer was Mayor from 2001 to 2010 and returns to Mayor on June 30, 2019. Philip has simply been elected Governor

Davao del Sur Cagas is a spouse of Douglas, who gained the fifth season as governor . She adopted her husband and son at the Marc Douglas Congress as a primary district consultant, later as a lonely congressional area, when Davao Occidental was carved out of Davao del Sur to type a brand new province. He acquired the third season together with his husband in 1998-2007 and his son in 2007–2013.

Uy was voted for the third time period as a consultant of Misamis Oriental District 2. Uy is Julio's spouse who lost her governor's software.

Labadlabad succeeded her husband Rosendon as Zamboanga del Norte 2nd District consultant. Rosendo represented it from 2010 to 2019.

Yu, who was first elected in 2016, gained the second season as the representative of Zamboanga del Sur District 1. Her husband Victor represented it in 2007–2016. Victor has simply been elected Governor.

Hofer acquired the fourth season as Zamboanga Sibugay District 2 representative in Congress. He was a consultant from 2007 to 2010, throughout her third time period, her husband-governor George, and since 2013.


Angelica Amante, nurse, came to politics in 1995 as the first governor of Agusan del Norte. He held office in 1995-2004, represented one other area in 2004-2007 and 2010–2013 and returned to governor from 2013 to 2019. He returns to Congress to symbolize one other area, his father's possession of Edelmiro. 1987 – 1995; 2001-2004; and 2007-2010; and his brother Erlpe from 2013 to 2019. then Davao del Sur's second area before EDSA 1986 and shortly thereafter. Davao Occidental held the first election in 2016. Prior to that, Bautistas was represented within the 2nd district by Benjamin Sr, 1987-1998; his son Franklin from 1998 to 2001; his second son, Claude, from 2001 to 2007; and again to Franklin in 2007–2016.

Climaco, who taught at Ateneo de Zamboanga, was elected the mayor of Zamboanga Metropolis for the third term, defeated the opponent Celso Lobregat (PDP). Climaco is the daughter of Jose Climaco, mayor of the murdered mayor Cesar Climaco in November 1984.

Duterte, a lawyer, stepped into politics in 2007 as Deputy Mayor of Father Rodrigo, President. When the patriarch might not run the Mayor of Davao Metropolis as a consequence of deadlines in 2010, they modified workplace – Sara was elected Mayor and Rodrigo, Vice Chairman. In 2013, Rodrigo ran again as mayor and Sara determined to enter personal follow and returned in 2016 as an alternative to his father, who chose to run the president as an alternative of the mayor

Acosta, who earned the third Bukidnon congress district of Socorro and Neric, who represented the area in 1987- 2007, three consecutive consecutive.

Rabat, daughter of former Mati Mayor Francisco Rabat and Edith Nakpil, returns to Mayor Mati after two words with cousin Carlo Luis Rabat. Michelle was Matti's first mayor when it was changed to the town in 2007. She was mayor from 2007 to 2013, adopted by Carlo Luis from 2013 to 2019.

Sakalura is now the Mayor of Lutayan Metropolis in the Sultan Kudarat District. He was elected Mayor of Lutayan in 2016, his mother Ruth, who was mayor from 2007–2016 and before, his father Raden, from 2004 to 2007. Raden was a district consultant for the interval 2007-2013


Lawyer Guiani-Sayadi was a Muslim lawyer in the Autonomous Group of Mindanao before joining the town authorities as mayor of his brother, Japal Guiani, Jr. His nephew, Romeo Jalosjos, Jr. gained the 1st district congress, however another nephew Seth Frederick Pal lost his bid to the governor.

Vice-Presidents of Women, Vice-Presidents of the Metropolis

Only four of the 27 Vice-Presidents are women: Maria Carmen Zamora (HnP), Valley of Compostela Lanao del N, Cristy Atay (PDP) Orte, Misami Occidental Aurora Almonte (NP) and North Cotabato Emmylou Mendoza-Talino (NP)

Of the 33 mayors, only four are women: Ma. Glenda Monette Rabat (UNA) Mati, Simplicia Neri (NP) from Ozamiz Metropolis, Eva Lorraine Estabillo (PDP) Taguma and Eleanor Momo (PDP) from Tandag City.

All Women

Two provinces were elected as Directors Common and Deputy Directors: Lanao del Norte, Dimaporo and Atay; and in North Cotabat, Catamco and Talino-Mendoza

The cities of Mati and Tandag were elected as feminine leaders and vice-chairmen: Mati, Rabat and Rabat-Gayta; and Tandag, Pimentel and Momo. (Carolyn O. Arguillas / MindaNews)



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