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READ: SC justices explain votes on Grace Poe case

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate Grace Poe may have won in the disqualification case against her at the Supreme Court (SC), but not a few justices disagreed with this decision. 

The 6 justices who voted against Poe are Antonio Carpio, Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, Mariano del Castillo, Arturo Brion, Estela Perlas-Bernabe, and Bienvenido Reyes. (READ: Supreme Court allows Grace Poe to run for president)

Among the dissenters are 3 members of the Senate Electoral Tribunal who also voted against the senator in a separate disqualification case – Carpio, Brion, and De Castro.

The majority who voted in favor of Poe, meanwhile, includes 9 SC justices: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, newly-appointed Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa, Presbitero Velasco Jr, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Jose Perez, Jose Mendoza, Marvic Leonen, and Francis Jardeleza.

The SC in its 47-page main decision said there is "more than sufficient evidence" that Poe is a natural-born Filipino. In addition, foundlings enjoy the presumption of being natural-born under domestic and international laws – laws that do not permit discrimination against foundlings. 

The SC also agreed with the senator's claim that she has met the 10-year residency requirement for presidential candidates. 

Perez is the ponente of the case; Peralta concurred with Caguioa's separate concurring opinion, while Reyes concurred with Perlas-Bernabe's dissenting opinion.

Justices Bersamin and Mendoza, who both voted against Poe, likewise did not give their dissenting opinions.

Below are the concurring and dissenting opinions of 10 SC justices. 

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