List of Areas Where Campaign Posters Are Not Allowed
Here is the list of areas wherein campaign posters are prohibited since the official campaign has already begun for the upcoming May 2019 elections.
On Tuesday (February 12, 2019), the official campaign period for the national candidates and party-list groups has already started.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has also warned the candidates against committing an
Atty. Noel Del Prado reminded the senatorial candidates regarding the areas wherein posting campaign materials are not allowed.
Prado cited the Republic Act No. 9006 or “Fair Elections Act” stating the rules and regulation regarding the proper area for posting streamers and posters during campaign period.
Here is a short list of prohibited areas for posting campaign paraphernalia:
- Public Schools
- Public Utility Vehicles (Bus, Jeepney & Trains)
- Any Government Buildings
- Barangay Halls
He also said that campaign materials are also prohibited in private properties without the owner’s permission.
“Sa eskuwelahan, barangay halls, lahat ng tren na pagmamay-ari ng gobyerno, lahat ‘yan bawal. Dito pagbabawalan din na ikabit [ang mga campaign paraphernalia] sa mga pribadong lugar nang walang pahintulot ng pagmamay-ari,” Prado said.
Illegal campaign is also considered as an election offense wherein violators could be disqualified for the 2019 polls.
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