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Comelec sets guidelines for local absentee voting

/ 05:12 AM October 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set the guidelines for the local absentee voting of workers in the government, military, and the media in the 2022 elections.

A manual system of voting will be adopted and local absentee voters can only vote for national posts, namely president, vice president, senators, and party-list groups, according to Comelec Resolution No. 10725 signed on October 27.

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Government employees, uniformed personnel, and members of the media should file their applications as absentee voters on or before March 7. Actual voting for this group will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 27 to 29.

Health protocols will be strictly enforced during the local absentee voting up to the counting and canvassing of votes. —Kathleen de Villa

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