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Residence

Residence is a common term in election laws. It has always been mentioned because it relates to one of the qualifications of a candidate. Residence is the place where one lives and where he or she has his dwelling for rest and comfort. Domicile is different in the sense that it is a more permanent place of abode. Domicile was defined as a place which denotes the fact of residing or physical presence in a fixed place where there is an intention to return there permanently (Romualdez-Marcos vs. Comelec, September 18, 1995). It is the place where one is absent, he intends to return. Residence on the other hand, is the place where when the purpose for which the resident stays there has been fulfilled, he or she leaves. Under the Local Government Code, a candidate who files his or her certificate of candidacy, must be a resident of the place where he or she proposes to be elected for at least one year. Because of this provision, some candidates have been opposing the candidacy of other candidates on this ground alone. In one familiar case, an actor filed his certificate of candidacy for member, House of Representatives in Leyte.

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I was a half-millimeter away from having the title of cum laude. While I was feeling sad about it, pointing fingers at who to reproach

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Residence

Residence is a common term in election laws. It has always been mentioned because it relates to one of the qualifications of a candidate. Residence

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Vote Counting Machine

The Vote Counting Machine or the VCM as it is now called, is still the PCOS (Precinct Count Optical Scan), the counting machine that was

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Ban on Hiring

Since the election period has already started on January 9, 2022, there are several prohibitions that have set in. One of them is the ban

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