As the entire Filipino nation gears up for the 2022 presidential elections, Pinoys residing in Brazil may now check if they’re eligible to participate in the coming polls. This can be done by going to the Philippine Foreign Mission’s website and looking for the list of certified overseas voters.
Through the efforts of COMELEC and in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in Brazil, a list of overseas Filipino voters in the country is now made available to the public. This list can be accessed thru the embassy’s website or by contacting the foreign mission post.
Philippine Elections 2022: List of Registered Filipino OFW Voters in Brazil
The Philippine presidential elections will officially kick off in a few weeks’ time (earlier for overseas absentee voters). And right now, everyone is tuned in to various channels and platforms, weighing the candidates’ agenda and platforms so that they’d be able to determine who to vote for. Filipinos in other countries, such as Brazil, are expected to participate in the polls in support of those in the homeland. This article might help you prepare for voting in your host country. It will also give you an idea of what to expect when the elections in your host country begin.
Filipino diplomatic posts may be able to help voters who have registered to vote from other countries. Officials from the Philippine missions will walk citizens through the actions required to vote in the coming elections. Before voting in the national elections from Brazil, be sure your name is on the country’s list of certified overseas voters (CLOV).
The Philippine embassy can provide you with the most up-to-date news and guidance on national elections and overseas voting in the country by visiting their website or calling their office.
Certified List of Overseas Voters in Brazil
By clicking on the links below, you may also access information on people who have registered to vote in the 2022 elections from Brazil.
- Check OFW voters list in Brazil here – https://comelec.gov.ph/php-tpls-attachments/OverseasVoting/2022NLE/CLOV/AMERICAS/BRASILIA.pdf
If you are a Filipino living in Brazil and seek assistance with the overseas coting process or checking your information on the CLOV, please contact the country’s diplomatic post. Despite its length, the list is alphabetically sorted for easier navigation. COMELEC officials can also include some comments and additional information. You may use a simple shortcut shown in the following section to seek for your voter’s information on the list.
Tip: Use CTRL + F to avoid having to scroll through a big list of names. There’s a search bar on the page where you may type in your last name to see whether your information is there. 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 able to vote in the Philippine presidential elections in 2022 if your name appears on the country’s list of certified foreign voters. The international voting period will take place from April 27 until May 9.
Question: What if I’m not on the list, can I still vote?
Answer: The right to vote would be denied to everyone who had not registered to vote in the next elections. Those who are unable to vote in this election must register to vote in subsequent elections once the current cycle ends. With this information, you may register to vote in Brazil or anywhere else in the world.
How to Find your name in the list of overseas voters?
Answer: A PDF file containing the names of registered voters may be downloaded from the websites of the Philippine diplomatic embassies in Brazil. The list includes all of the information you’ll need to participate in the overseas voting process.
What does it mean if my name is included in the list of Overseas Voters?
A PDF file on the Philippine embassy’s website in Brazil contains the names of registered voters. The list provides information about Filipinos in Brazil who are eligible to vote in the Philippine national elections.
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 next election 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 the 2019 National Elections. Do I still need to apply for certification to vote abroad?
Both the country’s verified voter list and the National Register of Overseas Voters would include your name. If you do not vote in your host country in 2022, however, 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 from your host country’s embassy or consulate in Manila to the COMELEC-OFOV.
When will the list of certified absentee voters in Brazil be released?
Within 120 days following the election, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will distribute a list of certified overseas voters to various foreign missions across the world.
An official statement from COMELEC regarding this states: “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
Citizens’ votes are important to the government because they allow them to have a role in the country’s political and educational decisions. The ideal candidate should be able to handle the country’s current status while also promoting a positive image of Filipinos in other countries.
Remember To Vote Wisely
Voters should examine the candidates’ platforms and character attributes when selecting a political candidate. Knowing these facts will aid us in making an educated decision when it comes to electing a new president. Only those with good intentions should be elected to positions of power. Furthermore, check that the candidate’s platform intends to better the situation of abroad Filipinos while making your decision.
The Importance of Overseas Voting
The next national elections have a lot riding on them. And the significance of votes cast from other countries cannot be overstated. Over a million Filipinos have moved to other nations to live or work. Their revenues help to enhance the economy of the country.
As breadwinners, these individuals have sway over their families’ actions at home. As a result, every vote cast by an overseas Filipino matters, therefore make sure yours is counted!
We only have time to prepare for the new leaders who will change the path of our country as Election Day approaches.
The national elections of 2022 are shaping up to be historic, with many people impressed by the number of people who have demonstrated their ability to lead the country, as well as the existence of questionable others claiming to be “the one” – as is always the case, right?
As a result, your vote will be crucial in electing a president with the requisite abilities and experience to guide the country through these hard times.
A leader’s ability to cope with the country’s current condition while simultaneously projecting a positive image in the international community would be excellent.
In order to achieve the country’s objectives, leaders who are devoted to democracy and freedom are also required. It’s critical that we all work together to develop the country when we choose the leaders for the upcoming elections. Let us use our authority to make our nation a better place.
Now that you’ve seen the certified list of overseas voters, will you be able to vote in future elections? How was the verification technique carried out under the supervision and guidance of the Philippine diplomatic missions in Brazil? Do you have any advice for Filipinos who are still debating whether or not to vote in this year’s national elections? Is there anything else you’d like to say to other Filipinos who could be in the same situation as you? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Please share this information with any friends or family members who might be interested.
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