Advisory: Schedule of Philippine Elections

OAV -04-2016   > The Philippine Consulate General in New York wishes to remind the public that the 2016 Philippine National Elections opened on 09 April 2016 (local time), and will end at 5:00 p.m. on 09 May 2016 (Philippine time). Voters registered under the jurisdiction of the Philippine Consulate General in New York can expect to receive their ballots in the mail. Voters who have changed addresses are once again encouraged to inform the Consulate General at votersid2016@gmail.com or by fax at 212-764-6010 about any changes in mailing address since the last elections.

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The Consulate General will be open every day to receive ballots from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, until the end of the voting period. The public is also informed that the schedule of batch feeds for ballots is every Monday and Thursday, starting at 9:00 a.m.

Ballots may be dropped off at the following locations:
Saturday, April 23 2016
9AM-5PM SAF Travelword Inc. Office
405 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill NJ 08034
Contact: Senn Fontanillam856-216-2900
Sunday, April 24, 2016 9AM-5PM
St. Augustine Church Carr Hall
4th and Vine St. Philadelphia PA 19106
Contact: Ruth Luyun, President FECGP
215-740-3499

The Philippine presidential and vice presidential elections of 2016 is the next presidential election in the Philippines, scheduled on Monday, May 9, 2016. Incumbent President Benigno Aquino III is barred from seeking re-election, pursuant to the 1987 Philippine Constitution. Therefore, this election will determine the 16th President of the Philippines. The position of president and vice president are elected separately, and the winning candidates may come from different political parties.

This will be the 16th presidential election in the Philippines since 1935, and the sixth sextennial presidential election since 1986. This will be a part of the 2016 general election where elections to the Senate, House of Representatives and local government above the barangay level, including the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao shall be held.

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