Essay About Election In The Philippines

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An election is a formal and composed process by vote for electing someone to be in a political office or other positions. It is important to understand the difference between the form and the substance of elections. In some cases electoral are available yet the substance of an election is absent as when voters don 't have a free and authentic decision between no less than two choices. Most countries hold elections in at least the formal sense, yet a lot of them the elections are not competitive (e.g. all but one party may be prohibited to challenge) or the electoral circumstance is in other respects highly compromised.

There are many different types of elections in the Philippines. The president, vice-president, and the senators are elected for a six-year term, while the members of the House of Representatives, governors, vice-governors, members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (provincial board members), mayors, vice-mayors, members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod/members of the Sangguniang Bayan (city/municipal councilors), barangay officials, and the members of the Sangguniang
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Marcos was once again election on June 16, 1981 with a significant part of the opposition boycotting the election. Also the amendment renamed the National Assembly into its Filipino interpretation as “Batasang Pambansa” and the office of the vice president was restored in 1984 due to another amendment. The election of the vice president is like the United States presidential election in terms of a vote for the president is also counted towards a vote to the vice president but this however was revised to have a separate vote for each position. Marcos ' Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (New Society Movement or KBL) won every presidential election of the Fourth Republic until
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