Mayor Rody Duterte Files COC Today

Mayor Rody Duterte filed his certificate of candidacy today. According to ABS CBN News, the Davao City Mayor filed his COC for president after withdrawing his COC for re-election as Mayor in the 2016 elections.

Reportedly, Mayor Rody Duterte submitted his COC for presidency in COMELEC office in Manila thru a representative. The crime busting mayor substituted Martin Diño as Partido Demokratiko Pilipinas-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) standard bearer.

In line with this, Mayor Rody Duterte’s daughter, Sara Duterte formally submitted her COC as substitute to her father, who withdrew the mayoral position for Davao City.

Mayor Rody Duterte, after initially begging off for the position, announced he is running for president at a small gathering at the Orchard Golf Course Residences in Dasmariñas, Cavite on Saturday, Nov. 21.

Previous reports noted that Mayor Rody Duterte already publicized that Alan Peter Cayetano will be his vice-presidential running mate, hence they are appearing together. The two confirmed the news in a gathering they attended in Greenhills, San Juan last Nov. 23.

Allegedly, Mayor Rody Duterte decided to run for the highest government post in the country after the Senate Electoral Tribunal trashed the petition to disqualify Senator Grace Poe due to citizenship issues.

Mayor Rody Duterte said that presidency should be “reserved for a true blue Filipino.”

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