Guanzon opinion out: Bongbong Marcos should be disqualified

Ferolino insists no delay in ruling

Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division presiding Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said Monday presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. should be disqualified from the May 9 elections as his non-filing of income tax returns (ITR) from 1982 to 1985 constitutes moral turpitude.

Presidential aspirant and former senator Bongbong Marcos visits Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia at the Cebu Provincial Capitol on October 22, 2021. Jacqueline Hernandez/Rappler

Guanzon’s separate opinion was released ahead of the ruling and two days before her retirement.

On the other hand, fellow First Division Commissioner and ponente Aimee Ferolino said she will thoroughly assess all case records before she issues her ruling.

She insisted there is no deliberate delay, in response to Guanzon’s accusations.  Read More

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