Presidential Communications Operations Office

  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Tuesday, 25 February 2020 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 << February 2020 >> 
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Special News Editions:
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release

Official campaign for poll 2010 ends midnight of May 8

Iloilo City (7 May) -- The official campaign period for both national and local elections will end on midnight of Saturday, May 8, 2010.

Based on Comelec Resolution No. 8646, which outlined the calendar of activities in connection with the May 10, 2010 national and local elections, the official campaign period for the candidates for President, Vice President and Senators including party-list groups will be from February 9 until May 8, 2010.

On the other hand, the campaign period for candidates for member, House of Representatives and elective provincial, city and municipal officials will be from March 26 until May 8, 2010.

Comelec Resolution No. 8646, promulgated on July 14, 2009, also contains the list of the prohibited acts during the period.

Some prohibited acts starting May 9 are campaigning; selling, furnishing, offering, buying, serving or taking intoxicating liquor; and giving, accepting free transportation, food, drinks and things of value.

On election day, May 10, prohibited are soliciting votes or undertaking any propaganda for or against any candidate or any political party within the polling place or within thirty meters thereof and voting more than once or in substitution of another.

Also, not allowed are the holding of fairs, cockfights, boxing, horse races or other any other similar sports and the opening of booths or stalls for the sale, etc., of merchandise, or refreshments within a radius of thirty meters from the polling place.

In a radio interview, Iloilo City Acting Election Officer Atty. Roberto Salazar advised complainants of those who have violated any of the acts prohibited to file their complaints to the COMELEC. He urged them to document the violations committed so that these will be properly attended to by the personnel of the City . (PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
»Mt Diwata residents nix large-scale mining bid
»DA promotes cassava production
»DOST supports production of biofuel from used oil
»April 2010 inflation steady at 4.4%
»Reds abduct town mayor visiting sick child
»More corn expected from technology adoption
»RDC approves P20.5B projects in Southern Mindanao for 2011
»AFP,PNP await Comelec control order
»AFP wants Smartmatic to handle CF cards delivery
»Cebuano News: Grupong Kalampag gidumala ang cleanup drive sa Pantukan atol sa unang Youth Congress
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines