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Comelec releases image of official ballot for May 13 polls

InterAksyon.com
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MANILA, Philippines - An image of the official ballot contaiing the names of the 33 senatorial and 136 party-list candidates for the May 13 polls was released by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday. 

The Comelec released the image to help familiarize voters on the poll document, which also contains the names of candidates for 233 district representatives; 80 governors; 80 vice-governors; 766 Sangguniang Panlalawigan members; 143 city mayor and 143 city vice mayor; 1,598 Sangguniang Panglungsod members; 1,491 municipal mayors and 1,491 vice-mayors and 11,932 Sangguniang Bayan members.

Also Included in the ballot are the positions for one regional governor of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, one regional vice-governor, and 24 regional assemblymen.

Voters can also find in the ballot instructions on how to shade the ovals corresponding to the candidates they pick.

The ballot also instructs voters to only use marking pen in shading the ovals and not to vote more than the positions stated on the poll material. 

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