continuing registration/ certification of qualified overseas absentee voters for the may 10, 2010 presidential/national elections.
per latest time table of comelec, filing of applications for any of the following:
1. registration/ certification as Overseas absentee voter and to vote in absentia;
2. transfer of registration record --if you have moved to a new location, whether within the country or in another country or back home to the philippines
3. reinstatement in the national registry of overseas absentee voters;
4. correction of wrong entries/ misspelled names/ change of name and registration/ certification pending approval; and,
6. reactivation of registration records....
will be from november 3, 2008 until august 31, 2009.
please spread the word and get ready to assert and exercise your right to vote....boto mo, karapatan mo, ipaglaban mo and the first step is to go out and register.....
finally, as an update on the campaign to repeal section 5d of the
the finally, as an update on the campaign to repeal section 5d of the oav law (RA9189) which requires filipinos who are permanent residents and immigrants to execute an affidavit of intent to return and establish actual permanent, physical residence in the philippines 3 years after approval of their oav registration, in the tv show TALK BAck hosted by tina monzon-palma on political electoral reforms, many thanks to amba. henrietta de villa and TF2010 for arranging it with the TV program and for having CMA in the panel, represented by colleague irynn abano, cong. teddy boy locsin, chair of the house committee on suffrage and electoral reforms, said on television that 5d may be on the way out. he referred to it as the daphne kuok amendment (?).
this will be good news.
you will recall that the amendatory OAV bill he co-authored with rep. antonio cuenco amended section 5d by extending the period of 3 years to 7 years.
it was the amendatory oav bill filed by akbayan rep risa hontiveros, rufus rodriguez, maria isabel beng climaco and rex gatchalian that explicitly proposed to delete/ repeal the said discriminatory provision.
qualified overseas filipinos will vote for the president, vice president, 12 senators and 1 party list representative.
oav voting period runs for 30 days.