2022 PH presidential race

WATCH: Robredo steps into Marcos territory, counts on ‘Kakampinks’

Mara Cepeda
WATCH: Robredo steps into Marcos territory, counts on ‘Kakampinks’

ROBREDO WOOS BAGUIO. Vice President Leni Robredo joins Baguio City Hall’s flag ceremony on December 6, 2021.

Office of the Vice President

Supporters of presidential aspirant and Vice President Leni Robredo are going all out for her despite the odds in Baguio city

Two months since filing her candidacy for president, Vice President Leni Robredo visits Baguio, a city belonging to Marcos-dominated “Solid North” territory.

In the 2016 vice presidential race, her rival and the late dictator’s son, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., defeated her in Baguio City by a huge margin. Now, they are facing off again for the highest post in the land in 2022.

Robredo is banking on her dedicated volunteers – her “Kakampinks” – to help campaign in Baguio City. Watch the full report on Rappler. – Rappler.com

Mara Cepeda

Mara Cepeda specializes in stories about politics and local governance. She covers the Office of the Vice President, the Senate, and the Philippine opposition. She is a 2021 fellow of the Asia Journalism Fellowship and the Reham al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship of the UN. Got tips? Email her at mara.cepeda@rappler.com or tweet @maracepeda.