Poll: Who should be the next Supreme Court Chief Justice?

Eight candidates made it. The 8 nominees are Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio (7 votes), SC Justice Roberto Abad (6 votes); SC Justice Arturo Brion (6 votes); SC Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno (6 votes); Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza (6 votes); former San Juan Rep Ronaldo Zamora (6 votes); SC Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro (5 votes); and former Ateneo Law Dean Cesar Villanueva (5 votes).

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, who is facing a disbarment case before the Integrated Bar of the Philippines was not included on the shortlist.

President Benigno Aquino III will choose the next Chief Justice based on the shortlist . The President has until August 27, or 90 days after the Senate impeached Corona on May 29, to make his decision.

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Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.


I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party.

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated Juky 15, 2019

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