COMELEC RESOLUTION No.

142011 EXTENTION FOR ELECTION VOTING TIME FOR THE 2011 SANGGUNIAN FRESHMEN AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS

Promulgated: 4 August 2011 WHEREAS, under the Article VIII Section 1 of the Electoral Code, The casting of votes shall begin and end at a time determined by the Ateneo COMELEC through a resolution passed three (3) days before the start of the elections. Voters can vote only during this period. However, the Ateneo COMELEC has the option to extend the period for voting if the need arises. WHEREAS, the election voting time was shortened due to the delayed openings of voting stations, notably in the CTC-SOM, Matteo Ricci and SEC-A stations last August 3, 2011. WHEREAS, under the Article XIV Section 3b of the Constitution, the COMELEC is vested with power to promulgate rules and regulations, as well as decisions and instructions, regarding previously stated matters by virtue of a resolution; WHEREAS, the COMELEC stands for a well-represented student government andtherefore it shall provide additional time for voters to discern and cast their votes. NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers vested in it by the 2005 Constitution of the Undergraduate Students of the Ateneo de Manila and the Sanggunian ng mga Mag-aaral ng mga Paaralang Loyola ng Ateneo de Manila Electoral Code ratified on July 26, 2010, the Ateneo Commission on Elections RESOLVED, as it hereby RESOLVES, to promulgate that the voting shall begin no later than 0930 and end not earlier than 1730 on August 5, 2011. SO ORDERED,

(Sgd.) Jon Andre V. Vergara Chief Commissioner

(Sgd.) Margaux Alyssa O. Tan Commissioner

(Sgd.) Ray Allen M. Lacsamana Commissioner

(Sgd.) Kristina Angeli L. Villaraza Commissioner

(Sgd.) Erika Charmaine C. Yap Commissioner

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