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The petitioner is now before this Court, raising the following issues: No name of any actual candidate shall be written on the spaces for voting on the sample official ballots provided by the Commission, nor shall they be used for voting.

Each ballot shall be joined by a perforated line to a stub numbered consecutively, beginning with number “1” in each city and municipality. Qualifications for President and Vice-President of the Philippines. Such official ballots shall, before they are handed to the voter at the polling place, be authenticated in the presence pmabansa the voter, by the authorized representatives of the candidates and the chairman and members of the board of election tellers who shall affix their signatures at the back thereof.

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The original of this record shall be attached to batqs original copy of the minutes of the voting as provided in the succeeding section. A vote for the President shall also be a vote for the Vice-President running under the same ticket of a political party, unless the voter votes for a Vice-President who does not belong to such party.

The candidate shall state the barangay office for which he is a candidate. In case of discrepancy such recount as may be necessary shall be made. Each set of the election returns shall be printed in such a manner that will ensure that the entries on the original of the returns are clearly reproduced on the other copies thereof and shall bear the name of the city or municipality in which the returns are to be used.

Each candidate, political party or coalition of political parties shall designate in every province, highly urbanized city or district in the Metropolitan Manila area, a representative authorized to appoint watchers, furnishing the provincial election supervisor or the city election registrar, as the case may be, the names of such representatives. The same prohibition applies to treasurers, agents or representatives of any political party.

Measures to ensure enforcement. No special election shall be called if the vacancy occurs within seventy days before the date of the presidential election of Any vote in favor of a person who has not filed a certificate of candidacy or in favor of a candidate for an office for which he did not bataz himself shall be considered as a stray vote but it shall not invalidate the whole ballot.

Upon arraignment, the petitioner pleaded not guilty. Product details Paperback Publisher: Where there are two or more candidates voted bats in an office for which the law authorizes the election of only one, the vote shall not be counted in favor of any of them, but this shall not affect the validity of the other votes therein.


Accused-appellants assail the manner by which the checkpoint in question was conducted.

The officer in-charge thereof, shall, on demand, furnish certified copies of any statement upon payment of the fee prescribed under Section hereof. Any person found guilty of any election offense under this Code shall be punished with imprisonment of not less than one year but not more than six years bbatas shall not be subject to probation. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Every batzs of alteration of a precinct shall be duly published by posting a notice of any change in conspicuous location in the precinct, and in the municipal building or city hall, as the case may be. In case of failure of a witness to attend, the Commission, upon proof of service of the subpoena to said witnesses, may issue a warrant to arrest witness and bring him before the Commission or the officer before whom his attendance is required.

Publication of petition for registration or accreditation. The provincial treasurers shall keep a record of their receipt and distribution to each municipal treasurer, while the city and municipal treasurer shall each keep a record of their distribution to the board of election inspectors. The fact that there exists another person who is not a candidate with the pambanssa name or surname of a candidate shall not prevent the adjudication of the vote of the latter.

The appeal is partly meritorious.

Such petition shall be heard and decided by the Commission within twenty days bayas the filing of the petition. If, on account of force majeure, violence, terrorism, fraud or other analogous causes, the election in any barangay has not been held on the date herein fixed or has been suspended before the hour fixed by law for the closing of the voting therein and such failure or suspension of election would affect the result of the election, the Commission, on the basis of a pambanaa petition of an interested party, and after due notice and hearing, at which the interested parties are given equal opportunity to be heard shall call for the holding or continuation of the election within thirty days after it shall have verified and found that the cause or causes for which the election has been postponed or suspended have ceased to exist or upon petition of at least thirty percent of the registered voters in the barangay concerned.

Thus, the Court agrees with the Solicitor General that petitioners reliance on Aniag is misplaced. The name and address of each registered voter shall, immediately upon his registration, be entered in the proper alphabetical group in the list after which the voter identification card shall be issued to the voter.

Provided, That the appointee shall come from the same province or sector of the member being replaced. Expenses incurred by branches, chapters, or committees of such political party shall be included in the computation of the total expenditures of the political party.


Those elected in the election of to be held simultaneously with the elections of Members of the Batasang Pambansa shall have a term of six years. Pascua was the designated team leader. The same prohibition shall apply if the political party which nominated the winning candidate fails to file the statements required herein within the period prescribed by this Code.

Such groups or organizations shall function under the direct and immediate control and supervision of the Commission and shall perform the following specific functions and duties:.


Section 32 pambanda Republic Act No. The serial numbers of the official ballots and election returns, special envelopes and seals received. Provided, That such changes natas be effective and enforceable only for the duration of the election period concerned and shall not affect the tenure of office of the incumbents of positions affected and shall not constitute a demotion, either in pambahsa or salary, nor result in change of status: To issue search warrants after examination under oath pambsnsa affirmation of the complainant and the witnesses.

Section 32 of R. Removal, destruction or defacement of lawful election propaganda prohibited. Preparation of ballots for illiterate and disabled persons.

The Corporation Code provides for the rules and regulations in the establishment and operation of stock and non-stock corporations in the Philippines. Vacancy in the board of election inspectors. Real property taxes are considered as localrather pambznsa national taxes, and are covered instead under the Local Government Code. Compartment for spoiled ballots. The foregoing enumerated acts if performed for the purpose of enhancing the chances of aspirants for nomination for candidacy to a public office by a political party, aggroupment, or coalition of parties shall not be considered as election campaign or partisan election activity.

Official watchers of candidates. Such reconstitution shall be made with the use of the corresponding copies in the national or provincial central files of registered voters: DianosPhil. The Commission may direct that in the provinces, cities, or municipalities, the election expenses chargeable to the Commission be advanced by the province, city or municipality concerned subject to reimbursement by the Commission upon presentation of the proper bill.

Annulment of permanent lists of voters. The President of the Philippines pamhansa, in writing, notify the Secretary-General of the Batasang Pambansa of the appointment made by him of any sectoral representative. For this purpose, the Speaker shall require the Commission to deliver its copies of the election returns to the Batasang Pambansa.