Arnan Panaligan is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the first legislative district of Oriental Mindoro Province in the MiMaRoPa Region, Philippines. Previously, he was the mayor of the provincial capital, Calapan City.
In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran for mayor of Calapan City under the banner of the ruling PDP-Laban Party without any opponent. In 2022, he ran for congressman under the Mindoro Bago Sarili (MBS) Party and won over incumbent Naujan Mayor Mark Marcos of PDP-Laban and independent candidate Eduardo Alvaro. He is now a member of Lakas-CMD Party.
Complete Name –> Atty. Arnan C. Panaligan
Birth Date –> January 21, 1962 (Age 60)
Hometown –> Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines
High School – Holy Infant Academy
College – Divine Word College of Calapan
Law School – Ateneo De Manila University
Political Career / Work Experiences
2022-Present – Congressman
1995-1998, 1998-2004, 2013-2022 – Mayor, Calapan City
2004-2010 – Governor
Advocacy / Projects
* Anti-mining especially in watershed areas
* Ranked No. 3 in job approval rating among all mayors for 2021 according to RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc.
See also: Famous People from Oriental Mindoro