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comelec.gov.ph Barangay & Sangguniang Kabataan Elections Voter Registration October 23th, 2017 : Philippines

Organisation : Commission on Elections (comelec.gov.ph)
Facility : Barangay & Sangguniang Kabataan Elections Voter Registration
Country : Philippines

Details: http://www.comelec.gov.ph/?r=VoterRegistration/Resolutions/res10166
Home Page : http://www.comelec.gov.ph/

Barangay & Sangguniang Kabataan Elections :

Declaration of Policies :
The Commission adheres to the following policies:

Related : Barangay & Sangguniang Kabataan Elections October 31st 2016 : www.electionin.org/1726.html

** Establish a clean, complete, permanent and updated list of voters through the mandatory taking of photograph, fingerprints and signature (bio metrics) in the registration process; and

** Enhance voters’ registration experience, promote gender equality, and provide a gender sensitive registration system/process which is inclusive, participatory and non-discriminatory.

Gender Sensitive Registration System/Process :
In the conduct of registration, the Election Officers (EOs) shall ensure full access to registration processes of women who care for small children and encourage the local government units through the local Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) Office, to open their Day Care Centers during registration days, at no cost to the Commission.

Cultural practices and ethnic traditions in certain areas must be respected and taken into consideration, in the encoding of demographics and taking of biometrics data, especially involving women registrants.

Date, Time and Place for Filing of Applications :
Applications for registration, transfer/transfer with reactivation, reactivation, change/correction of entries/and inclusion/reinstatement of records in the list of voters shall be personally filed at the Offices of the Election Officer (OEOs) of the city/district/municipality where the applicant resides, during office hours, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mondays to Saturdays including holidays, based on the following schedule:

** For October 23, 2017 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections:
1. November 7, 2016 to December 30, 2016, except December 24 & 25, 2016 (Christmas Eve/Day).
2. January 2, 2017 to April 29, 2017 except April 13 & 14, 2017 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday).

** For May 13, 2019 National and Local Elections:
1. December 4, 2017 to December 30, 2017 except December 25, 2017 (Christmas Day).
2. January 2, 2018 to September 29, 2018, except March 29 & 30, 2018 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday).
When necessary, the Commission may adjust or suspend the registration period.

Posting, Hearing and Approval/Disapproval of Applications :
The applications for registration, transfer/transfer with reactivation, reactivation, change/correction of entries/and inclusion/reinstatement of records in the list of voters, shall be heard by the Election Registration Board (ERB) at the OEO, in accordance.

Who May Register :
Any Filipino citizen who is not yet a registered voter, may apply for registration, provided he/she possesses the following qualifications:
i. Katipunan ng Kabataan (KK):
** At least fifteen (15) years of age on or before October 23, 2017 Barangay and SK Elections but not more than thirty (30) years old;
** Residing in the barangay for at least six (6) months on or before October 23, 2017 Barangay and SK Elections; and
** Not otherwise disqualified by law.

SK voters as of July 2016 registration shall not register anew. Their registration records will be included in the SK database except those who will be thirty – one (31) years of age on October 23, 2017 Barangay and SK Elections.

ii). Regular Voters:
** At least eighteen (18) years of age :
a). On or before October 23, 2017 for purposes of Barangay Elections; and
b). On or before May 13, 2019 for purposes of National and Local Elections.

** A resident of the Philippines for at least one (1) year and in the place wherein he/she proposes to vote, for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the elections, as follows:
a). On or before October 23, 2017 for purposes of Barangay Elections; and
b). On or before May 13, 2019 for purposes of National and Local Elections.
** Not otherwise disqualified by law.

Who are Disqualified to Register :
The grounds for disqualification on registration shall be governed by Section 10 of Resolution No. 9853.

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