The Presidential, legislative, and local elections in the Philippines will be held on 10 May 2010, Monday. This will be the first computerized national elections in Philippine history, to be administered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in compliance with the Republic Act No. 9369 or the Amended Computerization Act of 2007.
The elected president to succeed President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who is prohibited by the Philippine Constitution to seek presidential re-election, will become the 15th President of the Philippines. The elected vice president shall succeed Vice President Noli de Castro, who did not declare his intention of running for any government post, and the elected legislators shall join the senators elected during the 2007 elections to comprise the 15th Congress of the Philippines. The move to election automation started after the first synchronized National and Local Elections ...read more