Teddy Baguilat’s Platforms & Accomplishments | May 2022 Elections

Teddy Baguilat’s Platforms If He Wins Senator & Accomplishments

TEDDY BAGUILAT’S PLATFORMS – Here are the accomplishments of former Ifugao governor Teddy Baguilat and his plans if he wins the May 2022 Elections.

The next election was set by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on May 9, 2022 and campaign events are left and right now. During grand rallies for the May 2022 Elections, many people’s attention was surely caught by the unique outfit of one of the senatorial candidates – former Ifugao governor Teddy Baguilat. He is wearing a traditional outfit in campaign events.

Teddy Baguilat's Platforms
Photo Credit: The Manila Times

Personal Background:

Teodoro “Teddy” Baguilat was born on July 30, 1966 in Manila. He is currently residing in Kiangan, Ifugao and is a Christian. His father, Teodoro Banhi-Bulayungan Baguilat Sr., a retired official of the Department of Agriculture, and Felisa Aliac Brawner-Baguilat, a lawyer.

Teddy Baguilat has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication major in Journalism which he obtained at the University of the Philippines-Diliman.


Teddy Baguilat is one of the lawmakers in the House of Representatives. He authored over 150 bills and 34 of which were passed into laws. Among these are the Republic Act No. 11321 or the Sagip Saka Law, the R.A. No. 11036 or the Mental Health Act, the R.A. No. 10929 or the Free Internet Access in Public Spaces Act, and the R.A. No. 11332 or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act.

Teddy Baguilat’s Platforms:

  • provide indigenous people (IPs) access to essential services offered by the government
  • push for protection of IPs and Local Communities Conserved Areas and Territories or ICCAs
  • boost values education
  • facilitate the free, prior, and informed Consent Process utilizing the local language
  • boost laws promoting the original Pilipino music and protecting the Filipino musicians
  • make ICCAs “no go zones” for mining
  • lower reliance on coal
  • push for community-based stewardship of mineral resources and forest management strategy
  • push for a shift to renewable energy sources and technologies
  • promote green jobs
  • stop single-use plastics
  • revoke erroneous titles, permits and grants within critical habitats, critical watershed areas, protected areas, important biodiversity areas and key biodiversity areas
  • give crop insurance to farmers
  • genuine agrarian reform
  • push for alternative livelihood programs for farmers and fisherfolks
  • pass the freedom of information law
  • reverse mining’s export orientation
  • make freedom of information and good governance part of school curriculum
  • complete the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program’s land acquisition and distribution component
  • push for mandatory disclosure of the highest public officials’ Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worths (SALN)

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