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Philippine elections

Duterte daughter 'not running' for president as father seeks VP post

Sara Duterte says only one Duterte will run for national position in 2022 election

Davao Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte has topped opinion polls for president.   © Reuters

MANILA -- Davao Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte on Thursday said she is not running for president in next year's election after her father agreed to run for vice president.

"Yes, I am not running for a national position, as we both agreed only one of us will run for a national position in 2022," the mayor told local news outlet ABS-CBN.

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