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Isko Moreno to run for president in 2022; formal announcement Sept 22

/ 06:54 PM September 21, 2021
Isko Moreno to run for president in 2022; formal announcement on Sept 22

Mayor Isko Moreno delivers his second State of the City Address in Manila City Hall, Manila on July 2, 2020. RICHARD A. REYES / INQUIRER file photo

MANILA, Philippines — Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso will make a formal announcement on his presidential candidacy for the 2022 elections on Wednesday.

This was confirmed by Manila Public Information Office (MPIO) chief Julius Leonen in a message to INQUIRER.net.  Leonen also confirmed that Moreno’s running mate would be online personality and physician Dr. Willie Ong.

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No other details were made available as of this posting.

Talks of Moreno vying for the presidency next year have been going on for quite a while now. He has also ranked well in recent presidential surveys.

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According to a Pulse Asia survey released July 13, Moreno was the top 2 choice to become the next highest leader of the country, trailing President Rodrido Duterte’s daughter, incumbent Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.

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