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Unformatted text preview: l circulation. Petition must also be posted for 10 to 20 days at conspicuous places. Protest should be filed at this point and ruled with finality 15 days after filing. 4. COMELEC verifies and authenticates the signature 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. LOCAL GOVERNMENTS 5. COMELEC announces acceptance of candidates. 6. COMELEC sets election within 30 days upon completion of previous section in barangay/city/municipality proceedings and 45 days in the case of provincial officials. Officials sought to be recalled are automatically candidates. (Sec 70, R.A. 7160) Q: May an elective local official sought to be recalled resign? A: The elective local official sought to be recalled shall not be allowed to resign while the recall process is in progress. (Sec. 73, LGC) Q. When does recall take effect? A: Only upon the election and proclamation of a successor in the person of the candidate receiving the highest number of votes cast during the election on recall. Should the official sought to be recalled receive the highest number of votes, confidence in him is thereby affirmed, and he shall continue in office. (Sec. 72, LGC) Q. Will it be proper for the COMELEC to act on a petition for recall signed by just one person? A: A petition for recall signed by just one person is in violation of the statutory 25% minimum requirement as to the number of signatures supporting any petition for recall. (Angobung v. COMELEC, G.R. No. 126576, March 5, 1997) 3.e. Term Limits Q: What is the term of office of an elected local off...
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