Current Position in Government: None
Position previously held in Government: Chair, Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB; 2010-2012)
Relatives in Government or Political: None
Her father, actor Fernando Poe Jr., ran for President in 2004 and was allegedly cheated by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Poe, considered the King of Philippine Movies, was in the middle of an election protest when he died in December 2004.
Bills Passed: None
Platforms and Advocacies:
The agenda that Grace Poe holds for the upcoming senate election connects with her wanting to “build on her father’s social covenant”. The items she hopes to address include poverty alleviation, opportunities for children and Electoral reforms. These would be ratified through methods such as sustainable inclusive growth institutional support for children and an electoral system.
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