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Is GMA eligible for any reelection? COMMENT 12/04/2009

Saturday, December 5, 2009


Is GMA eligible for any reelection?


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12/04/2009

Is Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, as the sitting President, eligible for any reelection?

The answer is NO, for the following reasons:
1. The 1987 Constitution is clear. It materially provides: “The President and the Vice President shall be elected by direct vote of the people for a term of six years which shall begin at noon on the thirtieth day of June next following the day of the election and shall end at noon of the same date six years thereafter. The President shall not be eligible for any reelection..... MORE


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