Vote SAFE Pilipinas is the official campaign banner for the 2022 National and Local Elections.

It is the mandate of COMELEC to assure each Filipino that the conduct of elections is Secure, Accurate, Free and Fair.

On May 9, 2022, #VoteSAFEPilipinas!

I. The Commission on Elections is a constitutionally mandated commission by the virtue of an amendment of the 1935 Constitution.

As provided under Article IX of the Philippine Constitution, the COMELEC shall exercise the following powers:
  1. Enforce and administer all laws and regulations relative to the conduct of and elections, plebiscite, initiative, referendum, and recall.

  2. Exercise exclusive original jurisdiction over all contests relating to the elections, returns, and qualifications of all elective regional, provincial, and city officials, and appellate jurisdiction over all contests involving elective municipal officials decided by trial courts of general jurisdiction, or involving elective barangay official decided by trial courts of limited jurisdiction.

  3. Decide, except those involving the right to vote, all questions affecting elections, including determination of the number and location of polling places, appointment of election officials and inspectors, and registration of voters.

  4. Deputize, with the concurrence of the President, law enforcement agencies and instrumentalities of the Government, including the Armed Forces of the Philippines, for the exclusive purposes of ensuring free, orderly, honest, peaceful credible elections.

  5. Register, after sufficient publication, political parties, organizations, of coalitions which, in addition to other requirements, must present their platform or program of government; and accredit citizens arms of the Commission on Elections.

  6. File, upon a verified complaint, or on its own initiative, petitions in court for inclusion or exclusion of voters; investigate and, where appropriate, prosecute cases of violations of elections laws, including acts or omissions constituting election frauds, offenses, and malpractices.

  7. Recommend to the Congress effective measures to minimize election spending, including limitation of places where propaganda materials shall be posted, and to prevent and penalize all forms of election frauds, offenses, malpractices, and nuisance candidates.

  8. Recommend to the President the removal of any officer or employee it has deputized, or the imposition of any other disciplinary action, for violation or disregard of, or disobedience to its directive, order, or decision.

  9. Submit to the President and the Congress a comprehensive report on the conduct of each election, plebiscite, initiative, referendum, or recall.



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Track your media accreditation for 2022 National and Local Elections and send your document request for the Commission through this section. This section is guided by COMELEC Resolutions 10739 and 10740 on Media Accreditation.

V. COMELEC Campaign Committee Description

A newly created committee in connection to the 2022 National and Local Elections, the COMELEC Campaign Committee (CCC) is in-charge of implementing the new normal campaign guidelines set forth under COMELEC Resolution 10732 : Guidelines for the conduct of (1) In-person Campaign, (2) Rallies, (3) Causes, meetings and conventions, (4) Motorcades and caravans, and (5) Miting de Avance under the New Normal in connection with the May 9, 2022 National and Local Elections.