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Philippine elections

Sara Duterte to ally with Marcos for 2022 Philippine elections

President's daughter to seek vice presidency as running mate to dictator's son

MANILA -- The daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said she will run for vice president in next year's elections together with presidential hopeful Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son and namesake of the late Philippine dictator.

"My party has made an alliance and asks for support for Marcos and myself after I accepted your challenge and your call," Davao Mayor Sara Duterte said in a Facebook video.

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