BREAKING NEWS: DUTERTE (40%) AND BINAY (30%) WOULD PROFIT MOST FROM A POE NEGATIVE OUTCOME WHILE PERENNIAL TAILENDER ROXAS WOULD ONLY GET 20% OF POE VOTES. 10% REMAIN UNDECIDED AT THIS TIME. THE SUPREME COURT MAY COME OUT WITH A DECISION ON THE POE DISQUALIFICATION COMPLAINT(NATURAL BORN / 10 YEAR RESIDENCY) ANY TIME NOW.
Note: The 10% (as reported by mainstream media) Poe supporters moving over to the Duterte camp in case the senator is DISQUALIFIED by the Supreme Court was a survey figure when Mayor Duterte was not yet OFFICIALLY a presidential candidate and he was consistently saying that he had no plans to run for higher office. Since he joined the presidential derby, we still do not know if Mayor Digong really wanted to run for president but was just delaying the announcement for still unclear reasons or if was just prevailed upon by his supporters to run.
RELATED STORY: DECEMBER 1, 2015
COMELEC DISQUALIFIES POE ON CITIZENSHIP AND RESIDENCY ISSUES
Independent Senatorial candidate Senator Grace Poe was DISQUALIFIED by the Comelec Second Division for failing to hurdle her natural-born citizenship status and her minimum residency of 10 years to run for President.
She has the option to file for an appeal which would be heard by the Comelec en banc. A negative decision for Poe would force her to appeal to the Supreme Court.
The DISQUALIFICATION comes at a bad time after she lost her poll survey lead to Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in a recently concluded study conducted in Metro Manila.
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