The presidential election is scheduled to take place in May 2022. The incumbent's single term ends in June next year.
- A run for the presidency by the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos would stoke tensions between pro- and anti-Marcos groups.
- If Rodrigo Duterte becomes vice president, he could encourage a renewed push to transition to a federal constitution.
- The overseas vote in 2022 will likely be smaller than in 2016, with many Philippine workers having returned from abroad during the pandemic.