Schedule and Qualifications: Comelec voter's registration for 2016 Barangay, SK election

2016 Barangay and SK elections registration period. Image courtesy of COMELEC on Twitter.

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will be conducting voters' registration for the 2016 Barangay and SK elections on Friday, July 15, until Saturday, July 30.

The Barangay elections will be held simultaneous with the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on October 31, 2016.

Comelec offices will be open from 8 am to 5 pm. It will also be open on weekends and holidays.

According to Comelec Resolution 10148, any Filipino citizen who is not yet a registered voter, may apply for registration, provided he/she possesses the following qualifications:

Katipunan ng Kabataan (KK):
  1. At least fifteen (15) but not more than thirty (30) years of age as of the day of the election (October 31, 2016);
  2. Residing in the barangay for at least six (6) months on election day;
  3. Not otherwise disqualified by law.
Registered Voters as of May 9, 2016 National and Local Elections and those who will register for the Barangay Election who are eighteen (18) but not more than thirty (30) years old on or before October 31, 2016 shall be included in the list of voters for the Katipunan ng Kabataan.
Barangay Elections:
  1. At least eighteen (18) years of age on or before October 31, 2016 Barangay Elections;
  2. A resident of the Philippine 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 October 31, 2016 Barangay Elections; and
  3. Not otherwise disqualified by law.
Any person, who has not reached the required voting age or period of residence on the day of registration but will possess such qualifications on or before the October 31, 2016 Barangay and SK Elections may register as voter.

Application forms for voter's registration are available in Comelec website, http://www.comelec.gov.ph/?r=2016BSKE/VoterRegistration/ApplicationForms.

The forms should be printed on a long bond paper and must be filed three copies at the local COMELEC office in the city or municipality where you reside.


View or Download: Comelec Resolution 10148

Here’s the Comelec Resolution 10148 or the "RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF MEMBERS OF KATIPUNAN NG KABATAAN AND REGISTRATION OF VOTERS FOR BARANGAY RELATIVE TO THE OCTOBER 31, 2016 SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN AND BARANGAY ELECTIONS":

To download the Comelec Resolution 10148, please click here or here.


Credits / Sources:
  1. Image: COMELEC on Twitter

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