The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) faction led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has announced its candidates for the 2022 elections.
On Wednesday, September 8, the Cusi faction officially nominated Senator Bong Go and President Rodrigo Duterte as its presidential and vice presidential bets, respectively. Duterte already accepted the nomination, but Go had declined.
The faction also named the following nominees for senators:
The following we announced as “guest candidates”:
The other faction within the party, which is led by senators Manny Pacquiao and Aquilino Pimentel III, will hold its own assembly later in September to name their own nominees for the 2022 elections.
Get to know the candidates of the Cusi-led PDP-Laban faction for the 2022 elections.
– with reports from Vernise Tantuco and Michelle Abad/Rappler.com
Jodesz Gavilan is a writer and researcher for Rappler and its investigative arm, Newsbreak. She covers human rights and also hosts the weekly podcast Newsbreak: Beyond the Stories. She joined Rappler in 2014 after obtaining her journalism degree from the University of the Philippines.