Although the Filipino population in Bangladesh is not as large as in neighboring Asian countries, they can begin planning for the national elections in 2022 by determining if they are eligible to vote. To begin, go to the website of the Philippine Foreign Mission and search for your name on the list of certified overseas voters.
The Philippine Embassy in Bangladesh has made the voter list for the 2022 elections public. The most recent list of certified overseas voters (CLOV) will be used in the National and Local Elections. This document may be used to recognize the country’s certified overseas Filipino voters.
Philippine Elections 2022: List of Registered Filipino OFW Voters in Bangladesh
The presidential elections in the Philippines will be held soon (but earlier for overseas absentee voters). And right now, everyone is monitoring a number of channels and platforms to evaluate each candidate’s goals and points of view before deciding whether or not to vote for them.
Filipinos living abroad, such as in Bangladesh, should be familiar with the overseas voting procedure in order to have a smooth and trouble-free election experience this year. This article will help you with your voting preparations and provide an idea of what to expect once the overseas voting process starts.
Philippine diplomatic posts may be able to help overseas Filipinos who have registered to vote in the elections. Citizens will be guided through the voting processes in the upcoming elections by officials from the Philippine embassies. Before voting in the Philippine national elections from Bangladesh, ensure that your name is on the country’s list of certified overseas voters (CLOV).
Certified List of Overseas Voters in Dhaka
The Philippine embassy can provide you with the most up-to-date information and assistance regarding the national elections and overseas voting in the country through their website or by calling their office. You may also find out who from Bangladesh has registered to vote in the 2022 Philippine national elections by clicking on the link below.
- Land-based Overseas Filipino Voters in: https://comelec.gov.ph/php-tpls-attachments/OverseasVoting/2022NLE/CLOV/ASIA_PAC/DHAKA.pdf
If you are a Filipino living in Bangladesh and require assistance with the overseas voting procedure or validating your information on the CLOV, please contact the country’s diplomatic office. Despite its length, the list is alphabetically arranged to make navigation easier. Officials from the COMELEC may also add some remarks and provide further information. Use the quick shortcut offered in the next section to check your voter’s data from the list.
Tip: Use CTRL + F to avoid having to scroll through a big list of names. There will be a search box on the website where you may enter your last name to see if your information is accessible. Double-check that your name is spelled correctly and that the field contains no additional spaces or characters, as the document is case-sensitive.
You will be eligible to vote in the Philippine presidential elections in 2022 if your name appears on the country’s list of certified foreign voters. Voting for abroad voters will take place from April 27 to May 9.
Question: What if I’m not on the list, can I still vote?
Answer: Anyone who has not registered to vote in this election will not be allowed to vote. Those who are unable to vote this year must register for future elections once the current cycle has concluded. Using this guide, you may register to vote in Bangladesh or anywhere else on the planet.
How to Find your name in the list of overseas voters?
The list of registered voters is accessible in PDF format on the website of the Philippine diplomatic mission in Bangladesh. Everything you’ll need to participate in the overseas voting procedure is on this list.
What does it mean if my name is included in the list of Overseas Voters?
This indicates that you have registered to vote and will be eligible to participate in the upcoming election.
What if my name is not on the list of registered voters?
Unfortunately, you will be unable to vote in the national elections in the Philippines in 2022. You must register to vote before the following election cycle if you wish to vote in future elections.
I registered as an overseas absentee voter in 2013 and I was able to vote in the 2013 and 2016 National Elections but was unable to vote in 2019 National Elections. Do I still need to apply for certification to vote abroad?
Both the national voter list and the National Register of Overseas Voters would include your name. If you do not vote in your host country in 2022, your name will be removed from the list.
I registered as an overseas voter in 2019 but I know I will be in the Philippines come May 2022. Can I vote in the 2022 elections in the Philippines?
Yes, but you must also submit a Letter of Request for Registration Transfer to the COMELEC-OFOV from the embassy or consulate of your host nation in Manila.
When will the list of certified absentee voters in Bangladesh be released?
The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will distribute a list of certified overseas voters to various foreign missions across the world within 120 days of the official election campaign period.
The COMELEC announced in an official statement: “Preparation and Posting of Certified List of Overseas Absentee Voters. – The Commission shall prepare the Certified List of Overseas Absentee Voters within one hundred twenty (120) days before every election, and furnish within the same period copies thereof to the appropriate embassies, consulates, and other foreign service establishments, which shall post the same in their bulletin boards within ten (10) days from receipt thereof.”
Reminders When Voting During PH Elections
The government values citizens’ votes because they enable them to participate in political and educational choices in their nation. The ideal candidate will be able to deal with the country’s current situation while also projecting a favorable image of Filipinos in foreign countries.
Remember To Vote Wisely
When choosing a political leader, voters should examine the candidates’ principles and personality attributes. When the time comes to elect a new president, these will assist us in making an informed selection. Only individuals with outstanding aims and purposes should be selected for leadership roles. Examine the policies of the candidate to see if they include attempts to improve the lives of Filipinos in other countries.
The Importance of Overseas Voting
There is a lot riding on the approaching national elections. Furthermore, the importance of votes cast by Filipinos residing abroad cannot be overstated. Over a million Filipinos have left the country to live or work in foreign countries. Their earnings contribute to the country’s economic growth.
Despite the fact that the Filipino community in Bangladesh is quite small, Filipinos in Dhaka are connected by their ties to the nation, their families, and their common experiences of living abroad for decades or longer.
Many long-staying Filipinos in this country have found their niche by providing the expertise and financial connections that the garment industry requires.
These Filipinos thrive as line managers, representatives of buying properties, industrial engineers, partners, and sometimes even financiers in the garment industry.
Because the majority of these people are breadwinners, they have a say in domestic decisions made by their families. As a result, every vote cast by a Filipino living abroad counts; make sure yours does, too.
As Election Day approaches, we only have a limited time to prepare for the new leaders who will change the course of our country.
Many people are surprised by the number of people who have demonstrated their competence to lead the nation, as well as the existence of doubtful others claiming to be “the one” – but isn’t that the case with every election?
As a result, your vote will be critical in electing a president with the skills and experience needed to lead the country through these difficult times.
It would be fantastic to have a leader who could manage the country’s current situation while simultaneously displaying a favorable image to the rest of the world.
For the country to fulfill its goals, it needs leaders who are committed to democracy and freedom. When we pick the leaders for future elections, it is vital that we all work together to build the country. Let us, regardless of where we are in the globe, use our collective strength, as reflected by our votes, to develop our home nation, the Philippines.
Will you be able to vote in the next elections now that the certified list of overseas voters has been released? How was the verification procedure carried out under the supervision and guidance of the Philippine diplomatic mission in Bangladesh? Do you have any advice for Filipinos preparing to vote in the national elections this year? Is there anything else you’d like to tell other Filipinos who might find themselves in your situation? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Also, please share this information with any friends or family members who might be interested.
Embassy of Philippines in Dhaka, Bangladesh
ADDRESS: Plot 2, Block K, Road 8 Park Rd, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
PHONE LOCAL: +8802-41080901 – 06
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