2022 Philippine Elections

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Robredo courts voters in Samar and Leyte

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CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Robredo courts voters in Samar and Leyte

VISAYAS TRIP. Can Vice President Leni Robredo draw crowds in Samar and Leyte?

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Presidential candidate and Vice President Leni Robredo is barnstorming the islands of Samar and Leyte, hoping to court voters and seal more alliances with key political leaders. 

During her three-day visit, Robredo will be holding sorties and dialogues with different sectors across Western Samar, Northern Samar, Leyte, Biliran, Ormoc City, and Southern Leyte.

Bookmark and refresh this page, from time to time, to get updates on Robredo’s trip to Samar and Leyte. 

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