In case of youth sectornominees, such nominees mustbe at least 25 but not morethan 30 yrs. old on the day ofthe election. (Sec. 9)(2)The nominee must be a bonafidemember of the party ororganizationwhichhe/sheseeks to represent for at least90 days preceding the day ofthe election. (Sec. 9)(3)Anelectedparty-listrepresentative who changes hispolitical party or sectoralaffiliation within 6 monthsbefore an election is noteligible for nomination asparty-list representative underhis new party or organization.(Sec. 15)(4)A person may be nominated in1 list only. (Sec. 8)(5)Only persons who have giventheir consent in writing may benamed in the list. (Sec. 8)(6)The list cannot include anycandidate for any electiveoffice or any person who haslost his bid for an elective officein the immediately precedingelection. (Sec. 8)(7)Changes of name or alterationsin the order of nominees aregenerally not allowed after thelist has been submitted to theCOMELEC. However, thesemay be allowed when thenominee either:(a)Dies; or16
(b)Withdrawshisnomination in writing;or(c)Becomes incapacitatedin which case the substitutenominee shall be placed last inthe list (Sec. 8)Party-list and district representativesdistinguished Every voter is entitled to 2 votes: thefirst is a vote for candidate for member of theHouse of Representatives in his legislativedistrict, and the second, a vote for the party,organization, or coalition he wants representedin the House of Representatives.Party-listrepresentativeDistrictrepresentativeScopeofelectorateElectednationally, withparty-listorganizationsgarneringatleast 3% of allthe votes castfor the party-listsystem entitledto 1 seat, whichisincreasedaccordingtoproportionalrepresentation,but is in no wayto exceed 3seatsperorganizationElectedaccordingtolegislativedistrict by theconstituents ofsuch districtResidencerequirementNospecialresidencyrequirementMustbearesident of hislegislativedistrict for atleast 1 yearimmediatelybeforetheelectionMannerofelectionVoted upon bypartyororganization. Itis only when aparty is entitledtorepresentationthatitdesignates whowillsitasrepresentative.Electedpersonally, i.e.by name.Effectofdisaffiliationwith partyLoses his seat,in which casehe/she will besubstituted byDoes not loseseat if he/shechanges partyor affiliation.anotherqualified personin the party /organizationbased on thelist submitted tothe COMELEC.EffectofvacancyAsubstitutionwill be madewithintheparty, based onthelistsubmittedtothe COMELEC.Aspecialelection may beheldprovidedthatthevacancy takesplace at least 1year before thenext election.Effectofchangeinaffiliationwithin6monthspriortoelectionAparty-listrepresentativeisprohibitedfrom sitting asrepresentativeunder his newpartyororganization.