On Monday, May 13, 2013, a significant day it is, for every Filipino voter, as this is the time to elect the most deserving, the most competent candidates vying for a seat in the government.
From senators to municipal councilors, we get to decide who among the candidates should be elected so, as cliché-ish as it may sound, VOTE WISELY!
This is the 2013 Philippine election by the numbers. Learn how many electoral posts are available throughout the country according to newsinfo.inquirer.net.
12 – number of senators to be elected
233 – seats to be voted for in the House of Representatives
58 – for Party List representatives
80 – provincial governors
80 – provincial vice governors
766 – board members (Sangguniang Panlalawigan)
143 – city mayors
143 – city vice mayors
1,598 – members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (city council)
1,491 – municipal mayors
1,491 – municipal vice mayors
11,932 – members of the Sangguniang Bayan (municipal council)
1 – regional governor in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
1 – regional vice governor
24 – regional assemblymen
18,022 – national and local positions decided
For more information about the 2013 elections, visit the official website of the Commission on Elections. You might want to check out rappler.com as well as it has a quick guide on the list of all the candidates running for electoral posts (in case the COMELEC website loads on a snail’s pace on your browser).
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