Senator Grace Poe is now officially a declared candidate for
the position of President of the Republic of the Philippines.
How well do you know her?
Sen Grace Poe’s full name is Mary Grace Sonora Poe Llamanzares.
She was born on September 3, 1968 in front of the Jaro Church
in Iloilo City.
She is the adoptive daughter of Philippine movie stars Fernando
Poe Jr. and Susan Roces.
She is a foundling. Record shows that she was born in Iloilo,
one of the island province in the Visayas. She was abandoned
by her biological mother at birth.
Sen Grace Poe is married to Teodoro Llamanzares in 1991. They
were blessed with 3 lovely children, Brian, Hannah and Nikka.
Sen Grace Poe studied Development Studies at the University of
the Philippines in Manila for 2 years. She later transferred
to the United States to continue her studies.
She has a degree in Political Science at Boston College in
Massachusetts, United States.
Boston College is a Private Jesuit Catholic Research University.
Mary Grace Poe worked as the Chairman of the Movie and
Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) from 2010
She run for Senator in the 2013 national election and won,
becoming the No.1 Senator.
Sen Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares recently declared her intention
to run for President of the Republic of the Philippines.
She will run for President with Senator Francis Escudero as her
Both will run as Independent. In the history of Philippine
politics, can you remember a Presidential candidate who
won the election as independent?
News report are circulating that talks are ongoing regarding
a possible coalition with the Nationalist Peoples Coalition,
Nacionalista party and other small political parties.
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