8 months Comelec tells candidates to take down their illegal materials before start of election period MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino Those running for national posts in the May 2019 midterm polls better take down their illegal election propaganda materials before the start of the campaign period on February 12. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez (FILE PHOTO / CAMILLE ANTE / MANILA BULLETIN) In a press briefing, Commission on Elections spokesman James Jimenez reminded candidates that campaign rules will already be in effect on that day. “Campaign rules kick in on February 12. There is already size and location limitation…any size above that is in violation of campaign rules which is equivalent to an electoral offense punishable by ... more