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FAST FACTS: Midyear election 2019

/ 05:45 AM October 12, 2018

Elective positions

12 SENATORS

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243 MEMBERS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

59 PARTY-LIST REPRESENTIVES

FEATURED STORIES

81 GOVERNORS

81 VICE GOVERNORS

776 MEMBERS, PROVINCIAL BOARD

1,634 MAYORS*

1,634 VICE MAYORS*

13,540 COUNCILORS*

P3 — expenditure limit for every voter

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P5 — expenditure limit for every voter to a candidate without any political party and without support from any political party

P5 — expenditure limit to political parties and party-list groups

*City and municipality levels

Compiled by Inquirer Research

Source: Comelec

ELECTION CALENDAR

Oct. 11 to 12 and 15 to 17, 2018

Filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for all elective positions and filing of certificates of acceptance of nomination of party-list groups

Oct. 18 to Nov. 29, 2018

Filing COCs of a substitute for a political party candidate who withdrew his candidacy or has died

Jan. 2 to 31, 2019

Constitution of board of canvassers and board of election inspectors

Jan. 13 to June 12, 2019

Election period (gun ban is enforced)

Feb. 12, 2019

Posting of the certified list of voters

Feb. 12 to May 11, 2019

Campaign period for senators and party-list groups

March 28 to 29, 2019

“Maundy Thursday and Good Friday (no campaigning)”

Mar. 30 to May 11, 2019

Campaign period for representatives and those seeking elective provincial, city and municipal posts

April 13, 2019

Last day to furnish every registered voter with a voter’s information sheet

April 13, 2019 (host country time) to May 13, 2019 (Philippine time)

Casting of votes by overseas voters

May 6 to 10, 2019

Testing and sealing of the optical mark readers or vote machines

April 29 to May 1, 2019

Casting of votes by local absentee voters

May 12 to 13, 2019

Liquor ban (no campaigning)

May 13, 2019

  • Election Day
  • Last day for registered overseas voters to cast their votes
  • Convening of the municipal, city, district and provincial boards of canvassers

May 13 to 16, 2019

Count precinct results and proclaim winning city/municipal elective officials

May 17 to 19, 2019

Canvass results and proclaim winners for senatorial, congressional, party-list, regional and provincial elections

June 12, 2019

End of election period; last day to file Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures

Source: Comelec Resolution No. 10429

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