Comelec disqualifies Grace Poe — report

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has reportedly disqualified independent presidential candidate Grace Poe on Tuesday, December 1.

This is the breaking news posted by journalist Joseph Morong on Facebook.

Breaking: grace poe disqualified by comelec
Posted by Joseph Morong on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Morong's post was also shared by the GMA News Facebook page and the Professional Heckler on Twitter early Tuesday evening.


The Comelec has disqualified Poe for not meeting the residency requirement of the Constitution for presidential candidates, GMA News reports.

Comelec second division voted 3-0 in favor of the petition filed by lawyer Estrella Elamparo, seeking the cancellation of Poe's certificate of candidacy for president, according to the report.

Commissioners Al Parreño, Arthur Lim, and Sheriff Abas are the members of the division.