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Special election 45 days. In recognizing fhe most representative and generally recognized organizations or aggroupments, the Ministers of Agrarian Reform and of Agriculture and Food, the Minister of Labor and Employment, and the Ministers of Local Government and Education, Culture and Sports shall consider: Composition of the Batasang Pambansa.

Special election for President and Vice-President.

Challenge of illegal voters. The second copy shall be delivered to the election registrar of the city or municipality for transmittal to the provincial board of canvassers as a body for its use in the provincial canvass.

Such petition shall be heard and decided by the Commission within twenty days from the filing of omnibuz petition. Report to the peace authorities and other appropriate agencies all instances of terrorism, intimidation of voters, and other similar attempts to frustrate the free and orderly casting of votes. The number of Members apportioned to the province out of which the new province was created or where the new highly urbanized city is geographically located shall be correspondingly adjusted by the Philippones, but such adjustment omnibhs not be made within one hundred twenty days before the election.

Provided, That they cannot be suspended or removed without just cause. Provided, That if the nickname used is unaccompanied by the name or surname of a candidate and it is the one by which he is generally or popularly known in the locality, the name shall be counted in fo of said candidate, if there is no other candidate for the same office with the same nickname.

Provincial central file of registered voters. Any province that may hereafter be created or any component city that may hereafter be declared by or pursuant to law as a highly urbanized city shall be entitled in eelction immediately following election to at least one Member or such number of Members as it may be entitled to on the basis of the number of the inhabitants and on the same uniform and progressive ratio used in the last preceding apportionment. Provided, however, That the territory comprising an election precinct shall not be altered or a new precinct established within forty-five days before a regular election and thirty days before a special election or a referendum or plebiscite.

Failure of the candidate or treasurer to elecyion such records or documents shall be deemed prima facie evidence of violation of the provisions elechion this Article.

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The decision of the court shall be final. The election returns shall be prepared in sets of six copies per set and shall be numbered consecutively, beginning with number “1” in each city and municipality. The provincial treasurers shall keep a record of their od 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.

If the second ballot is again spoiled or defaced in such a way that it cannot lawfully be used, the same shall be surrendered to the chairman and recorded in the same manner as the first spoiled or defaced ballot.

Building that shall not be used as polling places. The President shall appoint from among the nominees submitted by the aforementioned organizations or aggroupments the representatives of each sector. A majority vote of the board of election inspectors shall be sufficient to determine whether any ballot is marked or not. However, no voter shall change his ballot more than twice.

He must be able to speak and write English or the local dialect. We re stuck with superficial things that shouldn t really matter on philippones day former Comelec Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal says.

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Appropriations for the special election shall be charged against any current appropriations and shall be exempt from the requirements of paragraph 4Section 16 of Article VIII of the Constitution. Any person who transfers residence to another city, municipality or country solely by reason of his occupation; profession; employment in private or public service; educational activities; work in military or naval reservations; service in the army, navy or air force; rhe constabulary or national police force; or confinement or detention in government institutions in accordance with law, shall be deemed not to have lost his original residence.

The secretary of the sangguniang barangay or the election registrar, as the case may be, shall prepare a consolidated list all the candidates and shall post said list in the barangay hall and in other conspicuous places in the barangay at least ten days before the election. Ship your items to a single Philippine address.

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Provided, That this provision shall not apply to the members of the family of a candidate within the fourth civil degree of consanguinity omnlbus affinity nor to the personal campaign staff of codw candidate which shall not be more than pphilippines for every one hundred registered voters in his barangay: The number of valid ballots, if any, retrieved from the compartment for spoiled ballots.

Any controversy submitted to the Commission shall, after compliance with the requirements of due process, be immediately heard and decided by it within sixty days from submission thereof. However, if it should become necessary to make room for more ballots, the board of election inspectors may open the box in the presence philippinfs the whole board of election inspectors and the watchers, and the chairman shall press down with his hands the ballots contained therein without removing any of them, after which the board dlection election inspectors shall close the box and lock it with three padlocks as hereinbefore provided.

Report to the Commission violations of fo provisions of this Code on the conduct of the political campaign, election propaganda and electoral expenditures. Jurisdiction in inclusion and exclusion cases. Committee on printing, storage, and distribution of official ballots and election returns. Any member of the board of election inspectors, nominated by a political party, as well as his substitute may at any time be relieved from office and substituted with another having the legal qualifications upon petition of the authorized representative of the party upon whose nomination the appointment was made, and it shall be unlawful to prevent said person from, or disturb him in, the performance of the duties of the said office.

The treasurer shall immediately report such action to the Commission. This list shall be signed by all the members of the board of election inspectors, after which all the unused ballots shall be torn halfway in the presence of the members of the board of election inspectors.

Those who failed to register in the election offor any reason elevtion, may register in accordance with the provisions of this Code. True name of contributor required.