2022 Philippine Elections

Rappler Recap: Duterte retires, Bong Go runs for VP

On Day 2 of COC filing, Senator Bong Go expresses his intention to run for vice president, while President Rodrigo Duterte retires from politics. What does this mean for 2022?

After Senator Bong Go filed his certificate of candidacy for vice president on Saturday, October 2, President Rodrigo Duterte announced his retirement from politics.

Both moves were a surprise to those watching, as Duterte had previously accepted PDP-Laban’s nomination for vice president. Go, on the other hand, was expected to run for president.

In the video above, we recap what happened at the Harbor Garden Tent at Sofitel in Pasay City and what this might mean for the May 9, 2022 election. – Rappler.com