November 13, 2021, Manila – A representative of Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte filed a certificate of candidacy (COC) for Vice President in 2022 Philippine election under Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD) party. She substituted Lyle Fernando Uy.
Comelec Education and Information Department Director Elaiza Sabile-David said,
“Hindi po problema na ang isang kandidato ay kabilang sa kunyari partido A and then ang gusto niyang i-substitute na kandidato na nag withdraw ay kabilang sa Partido B. Hindi po ‘yun hadlang para siya po ay mag substitute ang kailangan lang po magkaroon siya ng nomination from partido B para po ma-substitute niya ‘yung kandidatong nag-withdraw doon,”
[It is not a problem if the candidate is part of party A and wants to substitute a candidate that withdrawn in party B. It is not a hindrance as long as the candidate was nominated by party B for him/her to be substituted.]
Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio recently oath as a new member of Lakas-CMD in Revilla Farm in Silang, Cavite last November 11, 2021.