The 16 different regions included in the voting are the following:
Cagayan Valley - Region 2
Central Luzon - Region 3
Calabarzon - Region 4A
Mimaropa - Region 4B
Bicol Region - Region 5
Western Visayas - Region 6
Central Visayas - Region 7
Eastern Visayas - Region 8
Zamboanga Peninsula - Region 9
Northern Mindanao - Region 10
Davao Region - Region 11
Soccsksargen - Region 12
CARAGA Region - Region 13
National Capital Region (NCR) - Region 14
Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) - Region 15
(Bangsamoro) Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) - Region 16
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January 13, 2019 (Sunday) to June 12, 2019 (Wednesday) (Election Period) - Alteration of territory of a precinct or establishment of a new precinct. (Section 5, R.A. 8189). Transfer or movement of officers and employees in the civil service. (Sec. 261 (h), Omnibus Election Code (OEC.) Bearing, carrying or transporting firearms or other deadly weapons, unless authorized in writing by the Commission. (Sec. 32, R.A. 7166). Use of security personnel or bodyguards by candidates, unless authorized in writing by the Commission. (Section 33, R.A. 7166). Organization or maintenance of reaction forces, strike forces or other similar forces. (Section 261 (u), OEC). Suspension of elective local officials. (Sec. 261 (x), OEC).
February 12, 2019 (Tuesday) to May 11, 2019 (Saturday) - Campaigning on March 28, 2019 (Holy Thursday) and March 29, 2019 (Good Friday).
February 12, 2019 (Tuesday) to May 13, 2019 (Monday) - Giving donations or gift in cash or in kind, etc. (Section 104, OEC). Appointment or use of special policemen, confidential agents and the like. (Section 261 (m), OEC).
March 14, 2019 (Thursday) to June 12, 2019 (Wednesday) - Illegal release of prisoners. (Section 261 (n), OEC).
March 29, 2019 (Good Friday) - Campaigning. (Section 5, R.A. 7166).
March 29, 2019 (Friday) to May 11, 2019 (Saturday) - Campaigning on March 29, 2019 (Good Friday).
March 29, 2019 (Friday) to May 12, 2019 (Sunday) - Appointment or hiring of new employees, creation or filling up of new positions; promotion or giving of salary increases, remuneration or privilege. (Section 261 (g), OEC). Construction of public works, delivery of materials for public works and issuance of treasury warrant or similar devices for a future undertaking chargeable against public funds. (Section 261 (w), OEC).
March 29, 2019 (Friday) to May 12, 2019 (Sunday) - Release, disbursement or expenditures of public funds. (Section 261 (v), OEC).
April 13, 2019 (Saturday) to May 13, 2019 (Monday) - Campaigning abroad. (Sec. 22, R.A. 10590)
May 12, 2019 (Sunday) - Campaigning (Sec. 5, R.A. 7166) Selling, furnishing, offering, buying, serving, or taking intoxicating liquor. (Section 261 (dd), OEC.).
May 12, 2019 (Sunday) - Giving, accepting, free transportation, food or drinks or things of value. (Section 89, OEC.)
May 13, 2019 (Monday) - Campaigning (Sec. 5, R.A. 7166). Selling, furnishing, offering, buying, serving, or taking intoxicating liquor. (Section 261 (dd), OEC.). Giving, accepting, free transportation, food or drinks or things of value. (Section 89, OEC.). Voting more than once or in substitution of another (Section 261 (z), (2) and (3), OEC.). Soliciting votes or undertaking any propaganda for or against any candidate or any political party within the polling place or within 30 meters thereof. (Section 261 (cc), OEC.). Opening of booths or stalls for the sale, etc., of merchandise or refreshments within a radius of thirty (30) meters from the polling place. (Section 261 (dd) (2), OEC.)
May 13, 2019 (Monday) - Holding of fairs, cockfights, boxing, horse races or any other similar sports. (Section 261 (dd) (3), OEC.).
As defined under Rule I, Section 1 (k) of COMELEC Resolution No. 10446 dated 21 November 2018, the Committee on the Ban on Firearms and Security Personnel (CBFSP) refers to the Committee in the Commission on Elections, which shall be responsible for the implementation of the ban on the bearing, carrying or transporting of firearms and the employment, availment or engagement of security personnel. It will exercise operational control and supervision over the Regional Joint Security Control Centers (RJSCCs) and the Provincial Joint Security Control Center- (PJSCCs), as well as any established City or Municipal Joint Security Control Centers (C/MJSCCs).
The Commission, through the CBFSP, the sole and exclusive power to issue Certificates of Authority (CA) and shall be assisted by a Secretariat composed of representatives from the Commission, the AFP and the PNP. The Secretariat shall be headed by a Senior Officer of the Commission.
Gun Ban Basic Information
> PERIOD OF THE BAN
January 13, 2019 up to June 12, 2019
> PROHIBITED ACTS
Unless authorized by the CBFSP, the following are the Prohibited Acts during the election period:
>> To carry firearms and deadly weapons outside residence or place of business, and in all public places.
>> To engage the services of security personnel
>> To transport firearms and explosives, including its spare parts and components
>> Imprisonment from 1 to 6 years;
>> Permanent disqualification from public office and loss of right to vote;
>> Deportation for foreigners, but only after prison term is served;
>> Cancellation of and/or perpetual disqualification to secure license or; permit;
> WHO MAY BEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT FIREARMS OR DEADLY WEAPONS?
Listed under Rule III, Section 6 of COMELEC Resolution 10446 are the persons who may be authorized to bear, carry or transport Firearms or other Deadly Weapons during the Election Period.
> PERTINENT LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS
>> Article VII, Omnibus Election Code (B.P. Blg. 881)
>> Republic Act No. 7166
>> Republic Act No. 10446
> APPLICATIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF AUTHORITY TO BEAR, CARRY OR TRANSPORT FIREARMS OR DEADLY WEAPONS SHALL START ON DECEMBER 01, 2018 AND END ON MAY 29, 2019.
Certificate of Candidacy
This section contains information in relation with the Filing of Certificates of Candidacy in connection with the 2019 National and Local Elections.
Filing of the certificates of Candidacy have been set from October 11, 2018 (Thursday) to October 17, 2018 (Wednesday), pursuant to Minute Resolution No. 18-0806.
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List of Winners
Winners for 12 Senators and Party Lists.
Winners for Congressman, Governor, Vice-Governor, Board Member, Mayor, Vice-mayor, and municipal/city councilor.