The COMELEC Voter Registration Schedule is resumed today, July 2 and will end on September 29, 2018. The Commission on Elections issued the Resolution No. 10392 or the “Resumption of the System of Continuing Registration of Voters Pursuant to Resolution No. 10166 and Republic Act No. 8189 for the May 13, 2019 National and Local Elections.”
Here are some of the important sections of the COMELEC Resolution:
SEC. 1. Date, Time and Place for Filing of Applications
The period for filing of application for registration as voters shall be from July 2, 2018 to September 29, 2018. Applications for registration, transfer/transfer with reactivation, reactivation, change/correction of entries/and inclusion/reinstatement of records in the list of voters shall be personally filed at the Offices of the Election Officer (OEOs) of the city/district/municipality where the applicant resides, during office hours, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mondays to Saturdays including holidays.
The resumption of the system of continuing registration of voters shall be conducted nationwide, except in MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur.
During the period of registration, the OEOs may conduct satellite/offsite registration of voters. Satellite/offsite registration, if conducted, shall give preference to the members of the vulnerable sectors.
SEC. 2. Posting, Hearing and Approval/Disapproval of Applications
All applications herein mentioned in Section 1 shall be heard by the Election Registration Board (ERB) at the OEO, in accordance with the following schedule:
If the last day to post notice, file opposition and hearing for approval/disapproval falls on a holiday or a non-working day, the same shall be done on the next working day. Further, ERB hearing shall not exceed five (5) days.
SEC. 3. Application Forms
The new template of application forms adopted by the Commission pursuant to Minute Resolution No. 18-0066 dated January 25, 2018 as amended by Minute Resolution No. 18-0155 dated February 20, 2018 shall be utilized in the conduct of registration of voters. (Download the COMELEC Application Form)
What are the procedures for Voter Registration?
In this article, you will be able to know the registration requirements ang registration procedures. Read: Voter Registration Application Procedures
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