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Lawyer and author Alexander Lacson to run for VP in Eleksyon 2022 under Kapatiran Party

Patriotic books author and lawyer Alexander Lacson announced that he will run for the vice presidency in Eleksyon 2022 days before the filing of certificate of candidacy in October, according to a 24 Oras report on Saturday night.

Lacson accepted the challenge of Kapatiran Party, a national party that is an "alliance for the common good," to become its vice presidential candidate in next year's elections.

According to his website, Lacson is a co-founder of the Malcolm Law Firm in Pasig and he writes books for the country. Among his books is “12 Little Things Every Filipino Can Do To Help Our Country.”

So far, those who publicly announced their vice presidential bid for next year's elections are President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, and Dr. Willie Ong

The Commission on Elections has set the filing of certificates of candidacy from October 1 to 8. —Consuelo Marquez/KG, GMA News