10 Most Fiery Tweets of COMELEC Commissioner Rowena Guanzon

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(SPOT.ph) With a few months left before the next national elections on May 9, all eyes are on the Commission on Elections—from their most recent decision on disqualification cases to guidelines of campaigning and elections amid the pandemic. And of their seven members, it seems that Commissioner Rowena V. Guanzon is not one to mince her wordsand for good reason.

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Who Is Rowena Guanzon?

Guanzon, whose term started on April 28, 2015 and is scheduled to end on February 2, is the last Aquino-appointed commissioner in a group of Duterte appointees. She first served as the appointed mayor of Cadiz City in Negros Occidental post-Martial Law for two years, then stayed in the same position as an elected official from 1988 to 1992. She was later appointed commissioner to the Commission on Audit in 2013.

A litigation lawyer, writer, and law professor, she is well known for her expertise in gender equality and laws on violence against women. She completed a bachelor's degree in Economics at the University of the Philippines, then graduated in the top 10 of her class at the University of the Philippines College of Law. Guanzon also has a master's degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.

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Some of her published books include: The Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004: Republic Act No. 9262 (Rex Book Store, 2009), Engendering the Philippine Judiciary (UN Development Fund for Women and UP Center for Women's Studies Foundation, 2006), The Davide court: Its Contributions to Gender and Women's Rights (The Asia Foundation and the UP Center for Women's Studies Foundation, 2006), and The Anti - Sexual Harassment Act Notes and Cases (UP Law Complex Publications, 2014).

Rowena Guanzon's #NoChill Tweets

With several law books and peer-reviewed journal articles under her belt, it doesn't come as a surprise that Guanzon has the confidence to lay down facts on her Twitter account. Burning remarks included, of course!

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On "hound dogs" awaiting the decision on the disqualification cases against a presidential aspirant

On Duterte Youth party list group nominee Ronald Cardema's admission to attempting bribery

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Guanzon voted to cancel Cardema’s nomination as he was found to have breached the age limit for a youth representative.

She's not one to back down from a fight.

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Guanzon questions the statement of Marcos' lawyer, Vic Rodriguez, who said "it’s high time for the Commission on Elections na i-assert ang kanilang independence at i-assert ang kanilang constitutional mandate..."

On law students who believe that QC Police Master Sergeant Daniel Florendo, Jr. did not do anything wrong after shooting retired soldier Winston Ragos point-blank

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She really hates idiots.

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Guanzon's reaction to Senator Ping Lacson's now-deleted tweet about Sinas' mañanita

Oof. Shots fired.

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Googles: *Walang hiya*

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