Sen. Grace Poe answers questions on her DQ cases at a press conference in Dasmarinas City, Cavite

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sen. Grace Poe answers questions on her DQ cases at a press conference in Dasmarinas City, Cavite 

160120153311Presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe (left) answers questions from media about her disqualification cases filed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) during a press conference on Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2016) at the Max Restaurant in Dasmarinas City, Cavite. With her in photo is her running mate, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Duterte to seek SC’s help if disqualified by Comelec –-Cayetano

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Duterte to seek SC’s help if disqualified by Comelec –-Cayetano 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will seek relief from the Supreme Court (SC) if his Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for president in the 2016 polls will be cancelled by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), according to his running mate, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, on Monday.

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Two election lawyers believe the Comelec should dismiss the DQ cases filed vs Senator Poe

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Two election lawyers believe the Comelec should dismiss the DQ cases filed vs Senator Poe 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Nov. 30 (PNA) — Two election lawyers believe that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should dismiss all disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe for lack of jurisdiction.

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With the SET ruling, Macalintal says Comelec should dismiss all DQ cases against Poe

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on With the SET ruling, Macalintal says Comelec should dismiss all DQ cases against Poe 

MANILA, Nov. 18 — An election lawyer has said that the disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe involving her citizenship should be dismissed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in light of the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) declaring the lawmaker as a natural-born Filipino citizen.

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