Overseas Voting 13Apr to 13May

April 7, 2019

Overseas Voting in Shanghai FAQ

 

 

WHAT?

National mid-term elections 2019

Senators : 12 votes

Party List: 1 vote (House of Representatives)

 

STUDY THE LIST OF CANDIDATES PRIOR!

This is our children's future at stake. Research each candidate like you would research on those who want to marry your child.

 

For party list, you are voting for the party, NOT the representative. Their representative can be replaced at any time. Thus, it is important to check who or which party is really the power behind the party list. Check their platforms too, and how they can realistically make those promises happen.

 

Wikipedia overview on Senatorial Elections, including candidates per political party, reelectionists, incumbents and outgoing senators

 

Which Candidates match your stand on issues?

 

Basic platform of each Senatorial Candidate

 

Wikipedia overview on Party-list elections, and how your vote affects the number of seats allotted

 

make a list, check it twice, find out who's naughty or nice

List of Senatorial Candidates 2019

 

List of Party List Candidates 2019

 

 

 

WHEN?

Start: April 13, 2019 8am to 4pm

End: May 13, 2019 8am-6pm

From April 13 to May 12. voting is from 8am to 4pm daily, Mondays to Sundays, No lunchbreak.

You can vote even on May 1 to 4 holidays, when the rest of the PH Consulate in Shanghai is closed.

NO VOTING on April 18-19, as advised by COMELEC in observance of Holy Thursday and Good Friday

 

TIPS BEFORE GOING TO THE CONSULATE. There is a dress code

 

 

WHAT TO PREPARE?

One of the following IDs

a. Voter's ID

b. Philippine passport

c. Any valid ID with photograph and signature

 

And... STUDY THE LIST OF CANDIDATES! Check their platform, how they plan to realistically execute these, and their track record in executing their campaign promises.

 

 

WHERE TO VOTE?

Philippine Consulate General

Suite 301 Metrobank Plaza, 1160 Yan An Road, Shanghai

Metro Line 10 Jiaotong University is the nearest (+ walk)

Metro Line 3-4 Shanghai Library (+ farther walk)

 

TIPS BEFORE GOING TO THE CONSULATE. There is a dress code

 

 

WHO CAN VOTE?

Registered overseas voters under the jurisdiction of the Philippine Consulate in Shanghai; namely  Shanghai, Anhui, Hubei, JIangsu, Zhejiang. These are people in Shanghai who:

a. Have voted at the SH Consulate in the last elections, or 2 elections ago (no need to register)

b. Those who have registered for absentee voting at the SH Consulate

 

List of Names of Valid Overseas Voters Registered in PH Consulate in SH

 

List of Names of Overseas Voters Whose Records Have Been Deactivated Due To Failure To Vote In Two Consecutive National Elections

 

 

MORE QUESTIONS?

http://www.shanghaipcg.dfa.gov.ph/  or call 0086 21 62818391

 

http://www.comelec.gov.ph  or call 0063 2 5222251 0063 2 5215952
http://www.dfa-oavs.gov.ph

 

Philcham SH does not endorse any candidates nor websites. Do your own due diligence, and vote with your conscience.

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