Midterm Elections 2019: Things You Need To Know
Here are some of the important things you need to know about the fast-approaching elections 2019, which will be held on May.
Millions of Filipinos are now observing and carefully looking for their target candidates for the upcoming midterm elections.
Hundreds of aspiring politicians were already making efforts to earn the sympathy of the Filipino voters.
However, the public should also know certain important things regarding the upcoming midterm elections 2019.
Here are the following positions to be competed for this year’s poll:
- 12 Senators
- 59 Partylist Representatives
- 243 District Representatives
- 81 Governors
- 81 Vice Governors
- 780 Provincial Board members
- 145 City Mayors
- 145 City Vice Mayors
- 1,628 City Councilors
- 1,489 Municipal Mayors
- 1,489 Municipal Vice Mayors
- 1 ARMM Governor
- 1 ARMM Vice Governor
- 24 ARMM Assemblymen
80 Percent of aspiring lawmakers are male
Senatorial candidates’ average age is between 58.76-year-old
50 percent of running for senatorial slots are independents
Less than 20 percent of the applicants have experience in public office
January 13 to June 12, 2019 – Election Period (Gun Ban Enforcement)
February 12, 2019 – Posting of the certified list of voters
February 12 to May 11, 2019 – Campaign Period for senators and party-list groups
March 30 to May 11, 2019 – Campaign period for representatives and those seeking elective provincial, city, and municipal posts.
May 6 to 10, 2019 – Testing and sealing of VCMs in polling places in the country
May 13, 2019 – Election Day
May 13 to 16, 2019 – Count and canvass precinct results and proclaim winning city/municipal elective officials
May 17 to 19, 2019 – Proclamation of winners for senatorial, congressional, party-list, regional, and provincial elections
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