Pinoys in Kuwait who have registered to vote in the 2022 Philippine national elections may now check their voting eligibility by searching up their information in the list of certified overseas voters published by the Philippine Foreign Mission in the country.
The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait has published a list of Filipino voters in the nation. By visiting the embassy’s website or calling the Philippine diplomatic mission, you may access the list. Filipinos in the capital and elsewhere in the Gulf state can check up their names in the files posted below.
Philippine Elections 2022: List of Registered Filipino OFW Voters in Kuwait
The elections in the Philippines are just a few weeks away, and everyone is already preparing for the occasion by researching who they should vote for. Citizens in Kuwait and other nations, in addition to those in the country, will be preparing for the approaching elections. While it is vital to prepare for the event, abroad Filipinos should also be aware of what to anticipate during the offshore voting process.
Despite the fact that they are not in their home country, Filipinos in Kuwait and the Middle East have a big influence on the country’s presidential election. Because Filipinos in this region constitute one of the world’s largest voting populations, their votes will have a significant effect on the election’s outcome.
You may also wish to browse several websites that provide information about the candidates so that you can make educated voting decisions.
The Philippine Foreign missions are also ready to assist people who have registered to vote in the next elections. This article will assist you in preparing for overseas voting. Check to see if your name is on the certified list of certified overseas voters (CLOV) before heading to the polls.
Certified List of Overseas Voters in Kuwait
By visiting their website or phoning their office, you may readily verify the information with the Philippine embassy. By clicking on the link below, you may quickly access information on registered voters in Kuwait who are eligible to vote this coming election.
- Check OFW voters list in Kuwait here – https://comelec.gov.ph/php-tpls-attachments/OverseasVoting/2022NLE/CLOV/MIDAF/KUWAIT.pdf
The above list is just for Filipinos residing in Kuwait. You can contact the Philippine embassy if you have any queries or need assistance. Despite a large number of names on the list, it is simple to use, and it is organized alphabetically for quick verification. Officers of the COMELEC can also add their own remarks and information to the list. There are two methods to navigate the list: go through them all or utilize a simple shortcut.
Tip: Use CTRL + F to avoid having to scroll through a long list of names. A search box will appear on the page, into which you may input your last name to see if you are included. Because the document may contain the information you need, double-check that your name is spelled correctly and that there are no additional spaces or characters in the field.
If your name appears on the country’s list of certified overseas voters, you can vote in the presidential elections in 2022 from Kuwait. The overseas voting period begins on April 27 and runs through May 9.
Question: What if I’m not on the list, can I still vote?
Answer: Those who have not registered for the upcoming elections will be unable to vote. Those who are unable to vote in the next elections must wait until the current election cycle ends before registering to vote in the next one. If you live in Kuwait or anywhere in the world, this guide will assist you with registering to vote. That being stated, make sure you register as soon as possible after the 2022 election season.
If you have any queries or require assistance with the overseas voting procedure, please contact the Philippine embassy in Kuwait.
How to Find your name in the list of overseas voters?
Answer: The names of registered voters may be found in PDF files on the website of the Philippine embassy in Kuwait. Before you vote, double-check your information on the list.
What does it mean if my name is included in the list of Overseas Voters?
This indicates you are now officially registered to vote in future elections.
What if my name is not on the list of registered voters?
Unfortunately, you will be unable to vote in the Philippine national elections in 2022. However, if you intend to vote in the future, you must register before the next election period.
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?
Your name will still appear on the National Register of Overseas Voters and the country’s verified voters list. However, if you do not vote in your host country in 2022, your name will be deleted 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, however, you must also submit a Letter of Request for Registration Transfer to Manila from your host country’s embassy or consulate, as well as to the COMELEC-OFOV.
When will the list of certified absentee voters in Kuwait be released?
Within 120 days of the voting schedule, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will issue a list of certified overseas voters for the May elections through various foreign offices across the world.
Here is the official statement from COMELEC: “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
Your vote is crucial to the government because it allows citizens to have a say in major national decisions. It’s also critical that people utilize their voting rights on Election Day.
The election outcomes will determine how the country will operate in terms of education, health, and economics. It is also critical that the incoming president has the requisite qualities to guide the country through these trying times. A leader who can handle the country’s current condition while simultaneously projecting a favorable image of Filipinos in other countries is also required.
Remember To Vote Wisely
Citizens can exercise their right to vote to engage in a variety of political and social activities. What improvements would you want to see adopted by the future administration? Keeping this in mind will assist voters in selecting the best candidate. Election Day is the day when voters get to choose the best leader for the country. Although there are no correct or incorrect votes in an election, nothing should prevent you from voting for yourself and your family.
Voting for a candidate whose platform is focused on the rights of overseas Filipinos should be considered for the sake of their welfare. During this election, it is also important to assess a candidate’s aims and initiatives. One must also evaluate the candidate’s strategies aimed and ambitions for modern-day heroes, as well as their goals and initiatives for Filipino nationals worldwide.
This article is intended to assist overseas Filipinos in preparing for the election. And one of the things you should do first after registering for the elections is to check your name in COMELEC’s list of certified overseas voters for the 2022 national elections. And once you’ve confirmed this, you’ll need to understand the steps in overseas voting, to ensure a hassle-free casting of ballot even when you are based overseas.
Remember, the officers at the Philippine foreign post will assist you accordingly in terms of this procedure, but as part of your preparation reading guides such as this will be your best weapon.
So, now that you’ve seen the confirmed list of overseas voters, will you be able to vote in future elections? How has this process been with the guidance and supervision of the Philippine embassy in Kuwait? Do you have any advice for fellow Filipinos who haven’t decided whether or not to vote in this year’s national elections? Is there anything you’d like to tell other Filipinos who are feeling overwhelmed by this process? Please share your ideas in the comments area below — we’d love to hear them! Please also forward this content to any friends or family members who may benefit from it.
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