HRET unseats Laguna lawmaker

Voting 7-2, the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) has unseated former actor Dan Fernandez as congressman of the first district of Laguna due to lack of residency.

Fernandez himself admitted that the tribunal that settles electoral disputes involving House members ruled in favor of the petition filed by a certain Jesus Vicente of Sta. Rosa, Laguna, who questioned his failure to comply with the one-year residency requirement.[Continue Reading...]

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