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    Malacañang announces Key Dates for 2013 Election Period

    Manila, Philippines - Malacañang on Tuesday announces the key dates to remember for the 2013 national and local elections. Prohibited acts for candidates and for the public are also informed by the Palace. Important reminders in relation to election day on May 13, 2013 are with reference to Comelec resolution no. 9385 and 9637.
    Key Dates and Reminders for 2013 National and Local Elections Photo Credit: The Official  Gazette
    Photo: Key Dates and Reminders for 2013 National and Local Elections
    Photo Credit: The Official  Gazette

    Campaign period for national election already started last February 12. United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), the multi-party electoral alliance that replaced United Opposition (UNO) is in clash with the Liberal Party for the platforms they boast to the public.

    Key Events of the Election Period:
    February 12 - Start of the national campaign which includes senatorial candidates and party-list groups

    March 15 - Last day for local absentee voting application for government officials and employees, PNP and AFP personnel (See Comelec Resolution No. 9637)

    March 31 - Last day for local absentee voting application for members of the media (See Comelec Resolution No. 9637)

    March 29 - Start of the local campaign (candidates to the local House of Representatives, regional candidates, provincial candidates, city and municipal candidates)

    April 13- May 13 - Oversees absentee voting.

    April 28 - April 30 - Local absentee voting. (See Comelec Resolution No. 9637)

    May 11 - Last campaign day for both national and local candidates

    May 13 - Election day

    June 12 - Last day to file Sworn Statement of Election Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE)


    Prohited Acts for the Public

    January 13 - June 12 : Bearing and transporting deadly weapons (gun ban)

    May 12 - May 13: Accepting free transportation, food, drinks, and things of value from candidates. Selling and buying of alcoholic beverages (liquor ban).

    May 13 : Holding of fairs and gambling sports
                    Opening booths or stalls within 30meters of a polling place
                    Soliciting votes or giving out propaganda for or against any candidate within 30m of
                             polling place


    Prohibited Acts for Candidates

    January 13 - June 12 : Use of bodyguards and security personnel (unless authorized by COMELEC)

    February 12 - May 13 : giving donations or gifts of cash or kind

    March 28 - March 29 : Campaigning on Holy Thursday and Good Friday

    May 12 : Campaigning on a day before elections

    May 12 -May 13 : Giving transportation, food, drinks, and things of value to voters

    May 13 : Election day campaigning
                   Soliciting votes or giving out propaganda for or against any candidate
                   within 30m of a polling place.

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