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Failure to effect the transfer of the polling place after the Commission found it to be located in violation of this section within the period prescribed herein shall be a ground for the postponement of the election in the polling place concerned.

Provided, That normal and customary religious dues or contributions, such as religious stipends, tithes or collections on Sundays or other designated collection days, as well as periodic payments for legitimate scholarships established and school contributions habitually made before the prohibited period, are excluded from the prohibition.

The return shall be prepared in sextuplicate. Such petition shall be heard and decided by the Commission within twenty days from the filing of the petition.

And in the seventh column, the signature of the chairman of the board of election inspectors who has handed the ballot to the voter. At these meetings, the board shall prepare and certify eight copies of the list of voters of the corresponding precinct transferring thereto the names of the voters appearing in the list used in the preceding election and including therein such new qualified voters as may apply for registration, baas provided in Section hereof. The Sangguniang Pampook of the autonomous regions.

His failure or inability to produce his voter’s affidavit upon being challenged, shall not preclude him from voting if his identity be shown from the photograph, fingerprints, or specimen signatures in his approved application in the book of voters or if he is identified under oath by a member of the board of election inspectors and such identification shall be reflected in the minutes of the pa,bansa.

Manner of counting votes. No special election shall be called if the vacancy occurs within seventy days before the date of the presidential election of The municipal treasurer shall not undertake the preparation of the emergency ballots unless the political parties, candidates and the organizations collectively authorized by the Pambabsa to designate watchers have been sufficiently notified to send their representatives and have agreed in writing to the preparation and use of emergency ballots.


The provincial election supervisor and the Commission shall respectively file and preserve the voter’s affidavits by city and municipality and in alphabetical order of their surnames.

To read them, the board of election inspectors may employ an interpreter who shall take an oath that he shall read the votes correctly. Petition to deny due course to or cancel a certificate of candidacy.

Every case 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. 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.

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; the 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.

Members or units of any citizen group or organization so designated by the Commission except its lone duly accredited watcher, shall not be allowed to enter any polling place except to vote, and shall, if they so desire, stay in an area at least fifty meters away from the polling place.

Gregorio, Fundamentals of Criminal Law Review 10 Orders and directives issued by the Commission pursuant to said rules and regulations shall be furnished by personal delivery to accredited political parties within forty-eight hours of issuance and shall take effect immediately upon receipt.

The erroneous initial of the first name which accompanies the correct surname of a candidate, the erroneous initial of the surname accompanying the correct first name of a candidate, or the erroneous middle initial of the candidate shall not annul the vote in favor of the latter. Ballots with separately printed serial numbers shall be deemed spurious and shall not be utilized by the board of election inspectors unless the Commission representative shall order their use in writing, stating the reasons therefor.

Scope of the sectors. Wage a registration drive in their respective areas so that all citizens of voting age, not otherwise disqualified by law may be registered.


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Printing of official ballots and elections returns. Provided, That the printing of the names of the different candidates with their bio-data must be in alphabetical pambansz irrespective of party affiliation.

Cases appealed to the regional trial court shall be decided within ten days from receipt of the appeal in the office of the clerk of court. Place for filing statements. Immediately after the meeting for the closing of the list, the poll clerk shall also send a notice to the election registrar, provincial election supervisor and the Commission regarding the changes and the numbering above referred to, to be attached to the copy of the list under their custody. He could not show any.

The regulation of securities and practices in the stock market governed by the Securities Regulation Code. On June 5,the RTC rendered its Joint Decision convicting the petitioner on both charges, the dispositive portion of which states: After all the ballots have been read, the board of election inspectors shall sum up the totals recorded for each candidate, and the aggregate sum shall be recorded both on the tally board or sheet and on the election returns.

On this point, the petitioner failed to present any form of such authority, and, therefore, his conviction must be affirmed. If such voter has not been challenged, or if having been challenged, the question has been decided in his favor, the voter shall forthwith affix his signature in the proper space in the voting record, and the chairman shall, after first entering the number of the ballot in the corresponding space of the voting record, deliver to the voter one ballot correctly folded.

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Transportation, food and drinks. Each ballot shall be in the shape of a strip with stub and detachable coupon containing the serial number of the ballot, and a space for the thumbmark of the voter on the detachable coupon. Violation of this provision shall constitute an election offense. Circles, crosses or lines put on the spaces on which the voter has not voted shall be considered as signs to indicate his desistance from voting and shall not invalidate the ballot.