Archive for category: Primers

Eleksyon 2013: Enabled and Empowered [Press statement by LENTE, AGENDA and KAMPI]

Eleksyon 2013: Enabled and Empowered [Press statement by LENTE, AGENDA and KAMPI]

Released 25 May 2013 Quezon City, Philippines–Ang inclusiveness o pagpapabilang ay kinikilala ng mga eksperto sa buong mundo na isa sa mga mahahalagang pamantayan ng isang lehitimo at tapat na eleksyon. Maipahahayag lamang na nagkaroon ng tunay na eleksyon kung epektibong napagbigyang bumoto ang mga taong nasa tamang edad at […]

Election Offenses on Registration of Voters

Preliminaries on Candidacy What is registration? Registration refers to the act of accomplishing and filing a sworn application for registration by a qualified voter before the election officer of the city or municipality wherein he resides and including the same in the book of registered voters upon approval by the […]

Top Election Offenses

Top Election Offenses and How to Spot Them

From registration of voters to the canvassing of ballots, here are common offenses we should watch out: Registration of voters Unlawful exclusion of registered voters or inclusion of fictitious voters or unapproved application forms (Dagdag-Bawas) Annulment of Book of Voters when prepared thru fraud, bribery, impersonation, intimidation or contains data […]

Election Offenses on Electoral Contributions and Expenses

Preliminaries on Electoral Contributions and Expenditures What does the term “contribution” include under the Omnibus Election Code? The term “contribution” includes gift, donation, subscription, loan, advance or deposit of money or anything of value, or a contract, promise or agreement to contribute, whether or not legally enforceable, made for the […]

Introduction to Election Offenses

What are the election laws that provide for election offenses? The following are the laws and their respective sections which provide for election offenses: Art. XXII, Sections 261 and 262 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, “Omnibus Elections Code of the Philippines” Section 27 of Republic Act No. 6646, “The Electoral Reforms […]

DIY affidavit

Do It Yourself Affidavit for Reports and Complaints

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Quotes on Elections

Election Reminders and Quotes

Here we compile some reminders for candidates, campaigners, and voters: On Campaign Donations “If you donate to a candidate, you need to file a report of your donation to COMELEC 30 days after election.”–Atty. Luie Guia, newly appointed COMELEC commissioner   On Vote Buying Key to eliminating vote buying is […]