Aspirants for 2010 elections must file COCs on Nov 20-30, Comelec says
Tacloban City (October 13) -- Starting November 20 up to midnight of November 30, those who are going to run for any position in the forthcoming 2010 elections, must file their respective Certificates of Candidacy in the specified COMELEC offices.
This is pursuant to the Commission on Elections' Resolution No. 8678 which promulgated the Guidelines on the Filing of Candidacy and Nomination of Official Candidates of Registered Political Parties in connection with the May 10, 2010 National and Local Elections.
Those who are going to run for the position of President, Vice-President and Senator should file their Certificate Of Candidacy with the COMELEC Law Department in Intramuros, Manila.
Those who will run as Member of the House of Representatives for the legislative districts in the National Capital Region, they should file with the Office of Regional Election Director of NCR.
The Office of the Provincial Election Supervisor (OPES) shall be receiving the Certificates Of Candidacy for Members of the House of Representatives of legislative districts in provinces and for Provincial officials.
Meanwhile, COMELEC City Election Officers designated by the Regional Election Director shall be receiving COCs for Members of the House of Representatives for legislative districts in cities outside NCR which comprise one or more legislative districts and COCs for city officials of cities with more than one election officer. COCs for local positions in cities/municipalities should be filed with the city/municipal election officer concerned.
Candidates should file their COC in the form prescribed by the Commission in five legible copies personally or through his duly authorized representative with the specified COMELEC office. Certificates shall be sworn before a notary public or any official authorized to administer oath and must contain all the prescribed data. (PIA 8) [top]