#PHVote 101: What are Comelec rules on election propaganda?
MANILA, Philippines – With close to a month left before the May 9, 2016 elections, candidates running for local and national positions are now going all out with their campaigns.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is also on full alert monitoring candidates and seeing to it they follow the prescribed rules on campaigning – among them, those that cover campaign materials.
Comelec Resolution 10049 specifies the measurements for campaign paraphernalia, as well as places where these materials can be posted.
The resolution specifies requirements for campaign materials:
|Pamphlets, leaflets, cards, decals, stickers, or other written/printed materials||not exceeding 8.5 inches in width and 14 inches in length|
|Cloth, paper, or cardboard posters||not exceeding 2 feet by 3 feet|
|Streamers in public rallies||not exceeding 3 feet by 8 feet|
|Radio advertisements||not more than 180 minutes for national candidates, not more than 90 minutes for local candidates|
|TV advertisements||not more than 120 minutes for national candidates, not more than 60 minutes for local candidates|
|Broadsheet advertisement||¼ page|
|Tabloid advertisement||½ page|
Check out other rules in the video above.
Do your candidates follow these rules? Be an election watchdog and report election campaign offenses. – Rappler.com