Election and campaign periods. XII-C, Const. The campaign periods shall not include the day before and the day of the election. Obligation to register and vote. Postponement of election.

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Comelec Chair Andres Bautista said the poll body would urge Congress to revise the outdated law, also known as the Batas Pambansa Blg. Then, we only had a manual system in mind and the number of voters was only at 30 million. The OEC is the decades-old law that governs all elections of public officers, as well as all referendums and plebiscites. Bautista said they hoped to push for the long overdue amendment of the said law in the first months of This was after the Senate and House committees on electoral reform and suffrage asked the poll body to submit its recommendations on how to best amend the OEC.

I think we should copy international best practices. Bautista said he had personally favored amending the said law, since modernizing the OEC was a long overdue move, given that the Comelec has now moved on to automated election system. The Philippines first adopted the automated election system in the presidential election, using the technology anew in and during the national elections in the said years.

For the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Oct. During the national and local elections, more than 54 million Filipinos registered as voters.

Meanwhile, Bautista stressed the need to also update the campaign spending limit and take into consideration the actual cost of running an electoral campaign.

The law only allows presidential and vice presidential candidates to spend P10 for every registered voter in the country and overseas; while candidates for other positions can spend P3 for every voter. Independent candidates can spend P5 for every voter currently registered in the area where they are running; while political parties and party-list groups can spend P5 for every voter.

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The need to hold an elections is also to determine by transferring of the state power without violence and give an opportunity to the parties of the ruling govern with fairness and equitable manners. A simple plurality of electoral system is a voting system in which each voter is allowed to vote for only one candidate, and the candidate who polls more votes plurality than any other candidate is elected. In a system based on single-member districts, it may be called first-past-the-post. The need to hold an elections is also to determine by transfering of the state power without violence and give an opportunity to the parties of the ruling govern with fairness and equitable manners. A political family or political dynasty is a family in which several members are involved in politics, particularly electoral politics. Members may be related by blood or marriage; often several generations or multiple siblings may be involved. In the Philippine political structure, when the oligarchy is under the supremacy of notable families, the practice is called the political dynasty.


Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, s. 1985


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