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The Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod (English: People of the Town's Party), commonly referred to as Hugpong, is a local Davao City-based political organization, founded by Rodrigo Duterte, a mayor in Davao City. The political party is considered as a precursor of the newly-established Hugpong ng Pagbabago.[1] It was registered as a local political party on March 28, 2011 at the Commission on Elections (COMELEC).[2]

Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod
PresidentPaolo Duterte
FounderRodrigo Duterte
FoundedMarch 28, 2011
as a local political party
HeadquartersDavao City
IdeologyPopulism
Localism
National affiliationPDP–Laban
International affiliationNone

Notable membersEdit

Elected Philippine PresidentEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tejano, Ivy C. (October 7, 2015). Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod a political party. Sun.Star Davao. Retrieved May 22, 2016
  2. ^ EDGEDavao (March 30, 2012). 'Hugpong' now a political party. EDGEDavao. Retrieved May 22, 2016