Senatorial Candidates

Halalan 2013

Ed Hagedorn

Basic Profile:

  • Fullname:        Edward Solon Hagedorn
  • Nickname:       Ed
  • Birthdate:        October 12, 1946
  • Profession:      Public Servant / City Mayor
  • Place of Birth: Parañaque City
  • Marital Status: Married to Ma. Elena Hagedorn
  • Political Party: Independent

Current Position in Government:
Mayor, Puerto Princesa City (2010-present)
Region IV representative, League of Cities of the Philippines
Member, National Executive Board, Boy Scouts of the Philippines
Assemblyman, Southern Philippines Council for Peace and Development

Positions previously held in Government: Mayor, City of Puerto Princesa, Palawan (elected in 1992, 1995, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2007)

Relatives in Government or Politics: None


  • St. Andrew’s College Paranaque – Elementary (1959)
  • San Sebastian College Recoletos – Highschool (1964)
  • University of the East, City of Manila – College (STOPPED in 1967)
  • Palawan State University – BSBA Major in HRDM (2011)


  • Boy Scouts of the Philippines (1992), National Executive Board
  • Nationalist People’s Coalition (1992 -2013), Party Member
  • Anti Jueteng Task Force (2005-2013), Chairman

Bills Passed / Awards Received:

  • Earth Day Award, 1993
  • “Hoy! Gising” Award, 1993
  • Best Local Government Unit Award, 1994
  • Macli-ing Dulag Environmental Achievement Award, 1994
  • Gantimpalang Panglingkod (GALING-POOK) Award for Bantay Puerto Program, 1994
  • Award of Excellence: Cleanest and Greenest Component City of the Philippines, 1994
  • Best Tourist Destination, 1994
  • Peace Award, 1995
  • Commerce and Conscience Award, 1995
  • Cleanest Inland Body of Water, Region IV, 1995
  • Nutrition Green Banner Award, 1995
  • Award of Excellence: Cleanest and Greenest Component City of the Philippines, 1995
  • Most Outstanding Performer of the Year, 1996
  • Best City Police Station, 1996
  • Best Local Government Unit, 1996
  • Management Awards of Asia (for Development Management), 1996
  • Gawad Pamana ng Lahi (Heritage Award), 1996
  • Likas-Yaman Awards for Environmental Execellence, 1996
  • Gantimpalang Panglingkod (GALING-POOK) Awards (1996) for: The Oplan Linis Program; The City Satellite Hospitals; and The City Satellite Libraries
  • Most Active Proponent of Coastal Clean-up, 1996
  • Hall of Fame Award (Regional Clean and Green), 1996
  • Award of Execellence: Cleanest and Greenest Component City of the Philippines, 1996
  • Most Distinguished Alumnus (San Sebastian College-Recoletos), 1997
  • Global 500 Roll of Honour Award (UNEP), 1997
  • Gantimpalang Panglingkod (GALING-POOK) Award for Carabao and Tractor Pool, 1997
  • Hall of Fame Award (AIM), 1997

Platforms and Advocacies:

The legislative agenda of senatorial candidate Edward Hagedorn focus on jobs, investments, national healthcare, decentralization and development of infrastructure and land use, education and youth development, renewable and sustainable energy, and social policies and advocacies.

Stand on Issues:

  • Reproductive Health Law: FOR
  • Sin Tax Law: FOR
  • Cyber Crime Law: FOR
  • Freedom of Information Law: FOR
  • Anti-Political Dynasty Law: NO STAND
  • Divorce: FOR
  • Death Penalty: FOR
  • Same-sex Marriage: AGAINST
  • Total Gun Ban: NO STAND
  • Pork Barrel System: AGAINST

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