Del de Guzman

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Del de Guzman
11th Mayor of Marikina
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2016
Vice MayorJose Fabian Cadiz
Preceded byMarides Fernando
Succeeded byMarcelino Teodoro
Member of the
Philippine House of Representatives
from Marikina
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2007
Preceded byRomeo Candazo
Succeeded byPost dissolved
ConstituencyAt-large district
In office
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byMiro Quimbo
Constituency2nd district
Vice Mayor of Marikina
In office
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 2001
MayorBayani Fernando
Succeeded byMarion Andres
Member of the Marikina Municipal Council
In office
February 2, 1988 – June 30, 1992
Personal details
Del Reyes De Guzman

(1963-01-09) January 9, 1963 (age 60)
Marikina, Philippines
Political partyAksyon Demokratiko (2021–present)
Other political
Liberal (2010–2021)
Lakas-CMD (2000–2010)
Amalia de Guzman
Residence(s)Marikina, Metro Manila

Del Reyes de Guzman (born January 9, 1963) is a Filipino politician who served as the 11th Mayor of Marikina from 2010 to 2016. He had previously served as Representative for the city's lone district from 2001 up to its division in 2007, wherein he served as the representative for the second district until 2016.


De Guzman had his elementary education at H. Bautista Elementary School, secondary at Roosevelt College in Marikina and his college degree at the University of the East.

Political career[edit]

De Guzman served as Municipal Councilor from 1988–1992 and Vice Mayor of Marikina from 1992–2001 under Mayor Bayani Fernando.

House of Representatives (2001 - 2010)[edit]

In the 2001 General election, de Guzman was elected to the House of Representatives as the congressman for Marikina's Lone District. He would later be re-elected to a second term in 2005.

Upon the division of the lone district through Republic Act No. 9364, of which he was the principal author, he was redistricted to the second district. He ran for representative in the same district during the 2007 election, being elected and becoming its first representative. During the election, his campaign manager Mila Andrade was assassinated on May 3, 2007 by a man riding a motorcycle[1]

Legislative portfolio[edit]

Legislative Portfolio of Del de Guzman
Republic Act
(House Bill)
Short title Long title Ref.
Republic Act No. 9289 Converting a College into a Polytechnic College: Marikina Polytechnic College (MPC)
Full title
An Act Converting the Marikina Institute of Science and Technology into the Marikina Polytechnic College, Defining its Powers, Functions and Duties, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 9290 Footwear, Leather Goods, and Tannery Industries Development Act
Full title
An Act Promoting the Development of the Footwear, Leather Goods and Tannery Industries, Providing Incentives Therefor and for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 9364 Amending the Charter of the City of Marikina or RA 8223: Subdividing its Lone Legislative District into Two Districts
Full title
An Act Amending Sections 10 and 53 of R.A. 8223, Otherwise Known as the Charter of the City of Marikina for the Purpose of Providing Two (2) Congressional Districts for the City of Marikina and Amending the Composition of the City Council of Marikina
Republic Act No. 9419 Increasing Bed Capacity of a Hospital: Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center
Full title
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center from One Hundred Fifty (150) to Three Hundred (300) Beds and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 9424 Creating additional Branches of the Metropolitan Trial Court
Full title
An Act Creating Four (4) Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches in the City of Marikina, National Capital Region, Amending for the Purpose Section 27 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 9431 Creating a Barangay: Barangay Tumana
Full title
An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay Tumana in the City of Marikina, Metro Manila
Republic Act No. 9432 Creating a Barangay: Barangay Fortune
Full title
An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay Fortune in the City of Marikina, Metro Manila

Mayor of Marikina (2010–2016)[edit]

In 2010, de Guzman opted to run for mayor to succeed term-limited mayor Marides Fernando, with physician and councilor Jose Fabian Cadiz being his running mate. De Guzman defeated then-outgoing vice mayor Marion Andres and Alfredo Cheng with 66.34% of the vote, along with his running mate who was elected vice mayor with 57.91% of the vote.

In 2013, de Guzman would be re-elected along with Cadiz with 88.21% of the vote.

In 2016, de Guzman was defeated for in his bid for a third and final term, with Marcelino Teodoro being elected as his successor.

Personal life[edit]

De Guzman was married to Amalia de Guzman. She died on January 1, 2014, at the age of 46.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ GMANews.TV (May 4, 2007). "Campaign aide dies in Marikina shooting". GMA News Online. GMA Network. Retrieved March 2, 2023.
  2. ^ Mangunay, Kristine Felisse (January 2, 2014). "Marikina mayor's wife passes away". Retrieved July 29, 2022.

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Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Marikina
Succeeded by
New title Vice Mayor of Marikina
Succeeded by
House of Representatives of the Philippines
New title Member of the House of Representatives
from Marikina's 2nd district

Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the House of Representatives
from Marikina's at-large district

District divided