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Unformatted text preview: receding elections or fails to obtain at least two per centum (2%) of the votes 164 cast under the party‐list system in the two (2) preceding elections for the constituency in which it has registered. (Sec. 6, R.A. 7941) f. CANDIDATES 1. Qualifications of Candidates Q: What are the qualifications for President and Vice President of the Philippines? A: 1. Natural‐born citizen of the Philippines 2. Registered voter 3. Able to read and write 4. At least 40 years of age at the day of election 5. And a resident of the Philippines for at least ten years immediately preceding such election. (Sec. 63, B.P. No. 881 Omnibus Election Code) Q: What are the qualifications of elective local officials? A: 1. Must be a citizen of the Philippines 2. A registered voter in the barangay, municipality, city, or province or, in the case of a member of the sangguniang panlalawigan, sangguniang panlungsod, or sanggunian bayan, the district where he intends to be elected 3. A resident therein for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the day of the election 4. And able to read and write Filipino or any other local language or dialect. (Sec. 39, R.A. No. 7160 Local Government Code of the Philippines) Q: What are the grounds for disqualification of a candidate? A: 1. Declared as incompetent or insane by competent authority 2. Convicted by final judgment for subversion, insurrection, rebellion, or any offense for which he has been sentenced to a penalty of 18 months imprisonment POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. ELECTION LAW 3.
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18. Convicted by final judgment for a crime involving moral turpitude Election offenses under Sec. 68 of the Omnibus Election...
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