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Sara’s Hugpong inks alliance with Grupo Progreso

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Grupo Progreso led by Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia formed a political alliance with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HnP) for the 2019 midterm elections, the Visayan Daily Star reported.

The alliance agreement between both parties was signed during the campaign sortie of the HnP at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City, which was attended by 15,000 people.

Duterte-Carpio raised the hands of the GP candidates after the signing of the agreement and thanked Bacoleños for supporting her father in the 2016 presidential polls.

For his part, Leonardia expressed gratitude to the Davao City mayor, saying that he was honored that her regional political party held a rally in Bacolod City.

Under the Alliance of Agreement, the alliance will endorse a common senatorial line-up that will be composed of 13 senatorial candidates. The parties will carry, endorse and campaign for the senatorial candidates in the line-up.

The agreement terminates on June 30.