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How to find your voting precinct for the 2016 elections

It’s the time of the year again where we, the Filipino people, will practice our privilege to choose the most qualified leaders of our country.

In this post, we will share with you as much information about the upcoming 2016 Elections, specially on how to find your voting precinct.

Keep this in your browser’s bookmark, or share this post on your social media and tag your friends and your family members so they are also informed on how to do things before voting. We don’t like your votes to be invalid. You vote will bring one of the most powerful people in the palace and he or she will reign for six (6) years.

Let’s get started.

Comelec Website

 

No Bio No Boto

First thing first. Are you a registered voter? Did you have your biometrics taken in any Comelec offices or centers? If your answer is no, you loose your chance to vote.

You can not vote if you did not undergo the biometric program implemented by Comelec.

Your biometrics is the procedure of getting three important information about you — fingerprint, picture, and signature.

Read: After TRO, SC gives green light for Comelec’s ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy. Source: GMA News online.

Where to find voting precinct for 2016 elections

It is very important to find, check, and double-check your voting precinct. Remember, you don’t want hassle during the election day. You want to know what exact precinct you should go to, so that no time is wasted, and your mind is clear when you cast your vote.

So, as early as today, find your voting precinct.

Precinct finder form

Here’s how the precinct finder form look like. You will find this in the Comelec website.

comelec precicnt finder form

In the precinct finder form, you have to input important information. You have to comply with all the required fields to fill up. For you to find out your voting precinct, you need to input your full name in this order:

Full Name

First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

Your date of birth in this order:

Month

Date

Year

And finally, for the Comelec website to determine that you are not a spammer, you need to enter the special characters in the CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) field.

Finally, you hit “Search” button.

If your name is in the database of the Comelec, you search will have return this screen.

Precinct Finder Screen

Precinct Finder Philippines 2016

Here’s the link to where you can find the Precinct Finder

Precinct Finder for OFW

Now, if you are an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), this is the link where you should find your voting precinct.  In the OFW Precinct Finder page, you will also find link to the following documents:

  1. National Registry of Overseas Voters (alphabetical listing of all overseas voters worldwide)
  2. Certified List of Voters (per-country listing of Overseas Voters)
  3. List of Voters with Deactivated Status (for failure to voter in two (2) successive elections)

Other Comelec useful links

Aside from the Precinct Finder for the 2016 Elections, you may also check the following social media channels of Comelec.

Comelec Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/officialcomelec/

Comelec Twitter — https://twitter.com/COMELEC

Commissioner James Jimenez Twitter — https://twitter.com/jabjimenez

 

 

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