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05/05/2019: Overseas Voting Advisory

OVERSEAS VOTING (OV) ADVISORY

Status of overseas voting ballot

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. is pleased to inform the public that all ballot packets have been mailed out to all registered overseas voters under the Embassy’s jurisdiction using their registered addresses in COMELEC’s database.

You may check the Certified List of Overseas Voters(CLOV) under the jurisdiction of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. here.

Change of address

If you are a registered voter who has an address that is different from the address at the time of registration, there is a chance that the US Postal Service has returned your ballot kit to the Embassy. Please check the following link for instructions on how to claim your ballot from the Embassy

How to claim Returned to Sender (RTS) ballots from the Embassy

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. is open daily, including weekends and holidays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM for the purposes of the 2019 Philippine Elections.

Claiming of ballots addressed to the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC

Overseas Voters with mailing labels that are addressed to the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. may personally claim their ballots at the Philippine Embassy's Consular Building (1617 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington DC 20036) from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.

You may check the list of overseas voters with mailing labels addressed to the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. here.

Names NOT INCLUDED in the Certified List of Overseas Voters (CLOV)

If your name is not included in the CLOV, this means that (1)You may NOT have registered during the registration period; (2)You may have been registered in the Philippines but failed to transfer your voting record when you moved here in the United States; (3)You are registered under a different Philippine Consulate or Embassy and not in Washington, D.C.; or (4)You may have been deactivated by COMELEC for failing to vote in two consecutive elections.

You may send COMELEC a direct message via their Facebook page @overseasvotingph to clarify your registration status.