Robredo open to running for President, ‘no decision’ that she would run for governor

Vice President Leni Robredo
Vice President Leni Robredo

With the 2022 campaign pre-season heating up, Philippine politicians this week have found themselves in a flurry of speculation about who’s running, and for which positions.

Vice President Leni Robredo, widely tipped to be the opposition candidate in the next year’s presidential elections, has put a stop to rumors that she is running for the governership of Camarines Sur.

“Amidst much speculation, I will repeat what I’ve said before: There has been no decision that I would run as governor. I remain open to being a candidate for the Presidency,” Robredo said in Filipino through her official Facebook account.

The Vice President continued, “There are many considerations to think about, but certainly I will make a decision at the right time. I promise everyone that I will make an announcement once the decision has been made.”

The rumors apparently began when Vice President Robredo filed for a change in residency, from Naga to Camarines Sur. The vice president has since clarified that the change had to do with family property matters, not politics.



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