The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday reminded the public of the deadline for the filing of petitions for the registration of political parties and party lists in connection with the 2025 National and Local Elections (NLE).
In a statement, the poll body said political groups and organizations looking to participate in the next national polls have until December 29, 2023, to register.
“All groups intending to register as a political party, a coalition of political parties, or a national, regional or sectoral group or organization to participate in the Party-List System of Representation must ensure strict compliance with the guidelines set forth in Comelec Resolution No. 10673,” it said.
The resolution provides guidelines on electronic filing, the conduct of hearings/investigations/inquiries via video conference, and service.
Verified petitions will be accepted during regular working hours, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays to Fridays, excluding holidays.
Those interested may also inquire with the Office of the Clerk of the Commission via telephone numbers 02-8527-3002 or 02-8527-2770, or email [email protected].
The scheduled electoral exercise is a midterm elections.