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Sara Duterte is proclaimed as PH’s 15th vice president

/ 06:07 PM May 25, 2022
Sara Duterte new PH Vice President

Sara Duterte-Carpio. Photo from: Lakas-CMD

MANILA, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio, the daughter of outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte, is the country’s 15th vice president.

Duterte-Carpio was proclaimed Wednesday at the Batasan Pambansa in Quezon City following the Congress’ canvassing of votes for the presidential and vice presidential elections.

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The Congress sits as the National Board of Canvassers which is tasked to proclaim the country’s next president and vice president.

Duterte-Carpio first stepped onto the political scene in 2007 when she was elected as Davao City’s vice mayor. She served as the city’s vice mayor until 2010.

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She then ran as mayor of Davao City in the 2010 election. She was elected and served as the city’s mayor until 2013. Duterte-Carpio ran for reelection in the 2016 and 2019 polls. She won both elections.

Duterte-Carpio, a lawyer, is Davao City’s first female mayor and the youngest to be elected to the post.

Aside from being the next vice president, Duterte-Carpio will also serve as education secretary under the administration of her running mate, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who was also proclaimed as the country’s next president.

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