Senatorial Candidates

Halalan 2013

Mitos Magsaysay

Basic Profile:

  • Full Name: Maria Milagros Esperanza Habana Magsaysay
  • Nickname: Mitos
  • Birthdate: 1964-Jan-4
  • Profession: congresswoman
  • Place of Birth: City of Manila
  • Place of Voter Registration: New Cabalan, Olongapo City, Zambales
  • Current Residence: New Cabalan, Olongapo City, Zambales
  • Marital Status: Married to Jesus Vicente E. Magsaysay
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Political Party: United Nationalist Alliance

Current Position in Government: Representative, 1st district of Zambales

Positions previously held in Government:

Representative, 1st district of Zambales
Most Outstanding Congresswoman for six years

Relatives in Government or Politics: None currently in office

Her sons Jobo and Vic-Vic are running for representative and vice mayor, respectively. Her husband, Jesus Vicente Magsaysay, is former Zambales governor, as well as his father-in-law Vicente.

Her uncle-in-law Jun Magsaysay, son of former President Ramon Magsaysay Sr., is also running for senator under LP.


  • St. Bridget School- Elementary (1976)
  • St. Bridget School- Highschool(1980)
  • University of the Philippines,Diliman- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (1985)


  • Lakas CMD(2004 – 2012), Party member
  • United Nationalist Alliance(2012 – 2013)

Platforms and Advocacies:

Mitos Magsaysay’s advocacies and platforms include health, taxation, transportation, housing, education, livelihood, and oil deregulation.

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: AGAINST
  • Death Penalty: AGAINST
  • Same-sex Marriage: AGAINST
  • Total Gun Ban: AGAINST
  • Pork Barrel System: FOR

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