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Vice President Robredo Joins 2022 Presidential Contest


Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo confirms that she has accepted the nomination of opposition coalition 1Sambayan to be their presidential candidate in the 2022 election.

  • Robredo delayed revealing her intentions until the last moment, with deadline for filing certificates of candidacy set to expire tomorrow.
  • She will be running against Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., whom she defeated in the 2016 vice presidential contest. Bongbong Marcos is the son and namesake of a late Philippine dictator.

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