Com­elec: No campaigning on Holy Week

Sun.Star Pampanga - - FRONT PAGE - BY PRINCESS CLEA ARCELLAZ Sun.Star Staff Re­porter

CITY OF SAN FER­NANDO - The Com­mis­sion on Elec­tions (Com­elec) has re­minded can­di­dates for the May polls to re­frain from campaigning dur­ing Holy Week, es­pe­cially on Maundy Thurs­day and Good Fri­day.

Com­elec Pro­vin­cial Of­fi­cer Fer­nando Cot-om said campaigning on spe­cific days in­clud­ing Maundy Thurs­day, April 18, and Good Fri­day, April 19, is pro­hib­ited as stated in the Om­nibus Elec­tion Code.

“Campaigning dur­ing Holy Week is banned un­der the Om­nibus Elec­tion Code and is also in­cluded in the cal­en­dar of ac­tiv­i­ties re­leased by the Com­elec to the pub­lic, in­clud­ing the can­di­dates,” Cot-om said.

Cot-om said the poll body will be strictly mon­i­tor­ing can­di­dates who will be vi­o­lat­ing the law in any way pos­si­ble, and will be im­ple­ment­ing ap­pro­pri­ate charges against those who will be ap­pre­hended.

“Giv­ing away of cam­paign para­pher­na­lia

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