President Benigno 'PNoy' Aquino III has declared May 9, 2016 special public (non-working) day throughout the country to enable the people to vote in national and local elections.
The declaration was made through Proclamation No. 1254, s. 2016, signed on Monday, April 25.
According to Commission on Elections (Comelec) dated December 16, 54,363,329 registered voters nationwide are expected to cast their votes in the 2016 polls.
Here's the Proclamation No. 1254:
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