Carpio got the most votes in JBC’s list for Supreme Court Justice
Acting Chief Justice Antonio T. Carpio – 7 votes
SC Associate Justice Roberto A. Abad – 6 votes
SC Associate Justice Arturo D. Brion – 6 votes
Solicitor-General Francis H. Jardeleza – 6 votes
SC Associate Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno -6 votes
Former Executive Secretary Ronaldo B. Zamora -6 votes
Law Professor Soledad Cagampang-De Castro – 5 votes
Former Ateneo Law Dean Cesar Villanueva – 5 votes
What we feared did not happen. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, rumored to be President Aquino’s favorite, didn’t make it.
The President has up to Aug. 27, 2012 to fill up position vacated by the ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.