Comelec: No campaigning on Holy Week
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