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GUIDE: General Instructions for BSKE 2023

general instructions for bske 2023

Today marks the much-anticipated Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, drawing voters to their designated polling places across the nation. You can find the general instructions for Barangay Election 2023 down below.

BSKE 2023: General instructions for Barangay Election 2023

General Instructions for Barangay Election 2023

Voting time starts at at 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. today.

According to Comelec guidelines, here’s how to vote for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Election 2023

Step 1: At the polling place, find your precinct number and sequence number on the posted voters list. Approach the Electoral Board and state your name and precinct and sequence number.

Step 2: Get your ballot from the EB. Make sure that you have the right ballot:

for voters aged 15-17 years old: 1 SK ballot
for voters aged 18-30 years old: 1 SK ballot and 1 Barangay ballot
for voters aged 31 years old and above: Barangay ballot
Step 3: Sign the Election Day Computerized Voters List (EDCVL).

Step 4: Fill up the ballot by writing in the corresponding spaces the names of individual candidates you’ve chosen. Use the ballot secrecy folder to prevent other people from seeing your ballot.

Step 5: After filling up the ballot, fold it in the same manner as it was received and return it to the EB. DO NOT remove the detachable coupon.

Step 6: Place thumbmark on the corresponding space at the ballot coupon.

Step 7: Have your right forefinger nail stained with indelible ink.

Step 8: Observe as the EB removes the ballot coupon. The EB will deposit the ballot and the detached coupon in the corresponding compartments of the ballot box.

Do’s and Dont’s

Ahead of the midterm election, the electoral commission emphasized certain dos and don’ts for the public to avert any problems or mistakes throughout the voting procedure.

Know your precinct number and voting centerDo not take pictures of your accomplished ballot.
Prepare a list of your chosen candidates to avoid erasures.Do not show the contents of the accomplished ballot to anyone except to an assistor.
Dispose of your “kodigo” properly after voting. Do not erase any imprint on the ballot.
Use a ballot secrecy folder when votingDo not draw or make any unnecessary marks on the ballot.
Make sure to clearly write the candidate’s name as it appears on the official list.Do not tear away or destroy ballot.
After voting, fold the ballot as you received it and return it to the Electoral Board. Do not remove the detachable ballot coupon or stub.
BSKE Do’s & Dont’s

Voters have been advised by the Department of Health, particularly those displaying signs of respiratory illness, to wear face masks as a precautionary measure during their visit to the polling precincts.

Health Undersecretary Gloria Balboa highlighted the encouragement for individuals to wear masks when heading to the polling stations. Balboa noted that although it’s no longer obligatory to wear masks, it is suggested, especially for those exhibiting symptoms, particularly of a respiratory nature.

Balboa stressed that wearing a mask while experiencing respiratory symptoms is a responsible action, providing not only personal protection but also safeguarding others at the voting precincts.

She emphasized that the use of masks is not just a precaution for oneself but also a considerate measure for the well-being of those encountered at the voting locations.

Sources: (1), (2)

Also Read: GUIDE: COMELEC Precinct Finder 2023

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