Public Advisory 067-202211 May 2022 NEW YORK ELECTION RESULTS TRANSMITTED TO COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS (COMELEC) The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs kababayan that the election results in the United States Northeast of the recently concluded overseas voting were successfully delivered to the Special Board of Canvassers (SBOC) at the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington D.C. before noon today.The election results in New York were then successfully transmitted by the SBOC to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Manila at around noon today.
Public Advisory 066-202210 May 2022 DELIVERY OF ELECTION RESULTS IN NEW YORK TO WASHINGTON DC The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs kababayan that overseas voting was declared successfully concluded yesterday, 09 May 2022. Canvassing of votes was concluded at around 9 p.m. yesterday, 14 hours after close of voting was declared at 7 a.m.However, the results could not be immediately transmitted to the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington D.C. because the transmission equipment could not acquire the required signal due to the presence of high-rise buildings around the Philippine Center.The Consulate has requested the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) for authority to hand deliver the election results and other election paraphernalia to the Special Board of Canvassers (SBOC) in Washington DC.The authorization is expected to be received tonight, after which the election materials will be delivered first thing tomorrow.Maraming Salamat Po!
Public Advisory 065-202208 May 2022 FINAL RFEMINDER FOR DROPPING OFF OF BALLOT ENVELOPES The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York reminds all registered overseas voters in New York and the nine other states under its jurisdiction that they have only until 6:59 a.m. of Monday, 09 May 2022 to personally drop off their ballot envelopes at the Philippine Center.The Consulate reminds kababayan that voting will close at 7 a.m. EST Monday, 9 May 2022 and any ballot envelope dropped off after 7 a.m. will no longer be counted.The Philippine Center is open 24/7 to receive ballot envelope drop offs.Maraming Salamat Po!
Public Advisory 064-202208 May 2022 SUSPENSION OF CONSULAR OPERATIONS DUE TO ELECTION ACTIVITIES The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs the general public that due to Overseas Voting Operations in connection with the 2022 National Elections, the Consulate is suspending consular operations on Monday and Tuesday, 09 and 10 May 2022.Consular clients with confirmed appointments on these dates will be rescheduled to the earliest available dates. The affected clients will be emailed individually on their rescheduled appointment date.Kababayan who need to be accommodated earlier due to emergency cases can email firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.The Consulate expresses its appreciation to kababayan for their patience, understanding, and cooperation regarding this matter.
Public Advisory 063-202207 May 2022 ADDITIONAL DAY OF ONSITE VOTING The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs qualified kababayan who were not able to come to the Consulate on Saturday, 07 May 2022, to personally receive and accomplish their ballots that they may be accommodated on Sunday, 08 May 2022, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to be able to do so.Before proceeding to the Consulate, said registered voters must first check if their names are indicated in the COMELEC’s Certified List of Voters (CLOV), which can be accessed here: https://newyorkpcg.org/pcgny/consular-services/overseas-voting/.Those whose names are indicated in said list should bring with them the following:1. Duly accomplished affidavit/undertaking: https://newyorkpcg.org/pcgny/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/OV_Affidavit-of-Undertaking.pdf;2. Duly accomplished OVF-1: https://newyorkpcg.org/pcgny/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Overseas-Voting-Form-1.pdf;3. Copy of Philippine passport or Philippine citizenship re-acquisition documents; and4. Copy of proof of change address or current address (e.g., utility bill or driver’s license)Said voters must accomplish the ballot on the Consulate’s premises and drop the ballot in the designated drop box on the above-stated date and time.Kababayan who have registered but whose names are not in the CLOV are requested to email the COMELEC directly at email@example.com.Maraming Salamat po.
Public Advisory 062-202207 May 2022 AN ADDITIONAL DAY OF BALLOT FEEDING The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs all approved accredited watchers, media entities, election observers, and the general public that due to the influx of ballot envelopes and to ensure the timely counting of all received ballots, the Consulate will be conducting an additional ballot feeding day on Sunday, 08 May starting at 2 p.m. at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center, until all remaining valid ballots are fed and counted. This is in addition to the daily ballot feeding days from 02 to 07 May 2022. The ballot feeding will also be streamed live on the Consulate's Facebook page.On Election Day, Monday, 09 May 2022, the printing of election returns will begin at 7 a.m.All accredited watchers, media entities, and election observers who plan to observe the ballot feeding in person are reminded to comply with Commission on Elections (COMELEC) regulations on presenting their papers to the Special Board of Election Inspectors (SBEI), wearing their IDs while inside the Philippine Center, and adhering to the Consulate's prevailing health protocols.
Public Advisory 061-202206 May 2022 RAIN EXPECTED FOR OVERSEAS VOTING WEEKEND The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York would like to inform kababayan that New York City could see up to three inches of rain on Saturday, 7 May 2022, due to a coastal storm that is expected to move out by Mother’s Day morning, 8 May 2022.Kababayan who are planning to go to the Consulate to vote in person or to drop off their ballots are advised to prepare for chilly, windy and soggy weather.Kababayan should also take into account space constraints inside the Philippine Center due to the volume of voters who are expected to vote in person tomorrow.
Public Advisory 060-20226 May 2022 SIMULTANEOUS USE OF ALL VOTE COUNTING MACHINES The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs all accredited media entities, poll watchers, election observers, and the public that pursuant to Commission on Elections (COMELEC) letter Number OFOV-2022-0980 dated 02 May 2022, the Consulate is authorized to use the contingency Vote Counting Machines (VCMs) to feed postal ballots simultaneously with the main VCMs. This is to ensure the timely counting of all ballots that the Consulate has been receiving.The authorization is also extended to allow the simultaneous use of all VCMs for the printing of election returns and other counting related activities on Monday, 09 May 2022.
Public Advisory 059-20225 May 2022 APPROVED APPLICATIONS FOR MEDIA ENTITIES AND ELECTION OBSERVERS Pursuant to Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Resolution No. 10776 dated 06 April 2022, the Consulate General of the Philippines in New York informs the public that it has approved the application of the following:Media Entities: AGUILAR, ELEANOR (EAGLE BROADCASTING CORP./NET 25)SORIANO, JOANNE (EAGLE BROADCASTING CORP./NET 25)VALDEZ, CARLO (EAGLE BROADCASTING CORP./NET 25)Election Observers: AUSTRIA, LAURA (NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF FILIPINO CONCERNS)CRUZ, ANGIE (US FILIPINOS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE)GABARRA, VIRGILIO (US FILIPINOS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE)GONZALES, MAYU (US FILIPINOS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE)OBACH, PETE (US FILIPINOS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE)Pursuant to Section 13 of the above resolution, any opposition to the above approved applications must be sent in writing to the Consulate within five days from the publication of this notice.
Public Advisory 058-20224 May 2022 OVERSEAS VOTERS URGED TO PERSONALLYDROP OFF THEIR BALLOTS AT PCG NEW YORK The Consulate General of the Philippines in New York strongly advises registered overseas voters who have just received their election packets to drop off their accomplished ballot envelopes personally at the Consulate to ensure that these will be included in the counting on Monday, 9 May 2022.The United States Postal Service (USPS) does not deliver on weekends and any ballot envelopes mailed and received by them may be held over and delivered only on Monday morning, which would be beyond the 7 a.m. deadline for the Consulate to receive ballots for inclusion in the counting.The Philippine Center will be open 24/7 for the purpose of receiving ballot envelopes for drop off. All ballot envelopes received after 7 a.m. on Monday, 9 May 2022, will no longer be counted.