Overseas Absentee Voting Act, is a law in the Philippines officially known as Republic Act No. 9189, which was passed on February 13,2003.
This law provides for a system for citizens of the Philippines currently residing and working outside the country to vote in an election. This act was a consolidation of Senate Bill No.2104 and House Bill No. 3570, implemented by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
WHO CAN VOTE? ONLY Filipinos who were able to register at the DFA Philippine embassy in Seoul or POEA before traveling can vote.
Ang isang botante ay kinakailangang magpakita ng proof of identity sa araw ng pagboto. Kahit walang Voter’s ID ang SSS ID, GSIS ID, pasaporte,driver’s license or Alien Registration Card (ARC) at iba pang government ID’s ay maaaring ipresenta.
KAILAN MAG-UUMPISA ANG ABSENTEE VOTING? Mula ABRIL 9, 2016 hanggang MAYO 6, 2016, ang embahada ay magiging bukas kasama ang mga araw ng BYERNES, SABADO at official HOLIDAYS.
Voting booths will be open for 8 hours, based on their regular office hours with lunch break from 12:00 – 1:00pm
MAY DALAWANG PARAAN NG PAGBOTO: PERSONAL Voting…ang botante ay personal na pupunta para bomoto sa embahada o saan mang lugar na itinalaga ng COMELEC……at POSTAL Voting…ang botante ay padadalhan ng sulat (UPON YOUR REQUEST) na naglalaman ng balota at iba pang election paraphernalia at ibabalik sa embahada sa parehong paraan matapos itong masulatan ng botante.
TANDAAN na ang accomplished ballots ay tatanggapin lamang hanggang ABRIL 22,2016.
GUSTO MONG MAGING VOLUNTEER SA ABSENTEE VOTING ELECTION?
As FILCOM Volunteer, kinakailangan ang mga sumusunod: accomplished accreditation Application Form; list of officers and members including their addresses and contact numbers and photo copies of valid ID’s of officers and members
Maaring magpatala ang isang FILCOM mula PEBRERO 1, 2016 hanggang MARSO 31, 2016.
Ang FILCOM Volunteer ay kinakailangang NONPARTISAN during the voting period at susundin ang mga itinakdang guidelines.
Malayo man sa Pilipinas maipaparating pa rin ng isang tunay na Pilipino ang pagmamahal at malasakit sa sariling bayan.