2022 Philippine Elections

[PODCAST] Seat of Power: What will Sara Duterte decide?

[PODCAST] Seat of Power: What will Sara Duterte decide?
Rappler reporter Pia Ranada speaks to HNP secretary-general Anthony del Rosario about how Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is deciding on her 2022 plans

The political plans of the President’s daughter, Sara Duterte, could shake up 2022 for a lot of people, be it politicians, business tycoons, or ordinary voters.

The Davao City mayor has been meeting up with political allies, seeking advice on what part she’ll play in the national elections next year. Will she seek a third term as mayor, as she originally planned? Or will she run for national office, perhaps even the highest office? (READ: Waiting for Sara)

In this Seat of Power podcast episode, listen in on Rappler reporter Pia Ranada’s phone conversation with Anthony del Rosario, secretary-general of Sara Duterte’s regional political party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago.

HNP, like everyone else, is waiting for Sara to make her decision. Older national political parties have sought a 2022 alliance with HNP. Del Rosario explains how HNP is dealing with the interest and how it’s preparing for elections, amid uncertainty about Sara’s plans.

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– Rappler.com