#PHVote 101: What are Comelec rules on election propaganda?

Reynaldo Santos Jr

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#PHVote 101: What are Comelec rules on election propaganda?
Know what the requirements for campaign paraphernalia are, and report election campaign offenses

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:

Material Prescribed dimension
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

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