Douglas Cagas is a Filipino politician. He is the current governor of Davao Del Sur Province in Northern Mindanao Region. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he easily defeated Joseph Peñas of the regional Hugpo Ng Pagbabago Party (HNP).
Complete Name –> Douglas R.A. Cagas
Birth Date –>
Hometown –> Davao Del Sur, Philippines
Spouse – Congresswoman Mercedes Chan Cagas
Children – Former Congressman and Current Vice Governor Marc Douglas Cagas IV
2016-Present – Governor
1998-2007 – Congressman
1985-1986 – Assemblyman
Scandals and Controversies
In 2010, Douglas Cagas was charged along with Matanao Mayor Vicente Fernandez, Ali Ordaneza and Bado Sanches in connection with murder of newsman Nestor Bedolido. In 2014, he was jailed after he surrendered. In 2016, he walked free after posting bail.