By Norman Bordadora
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III expects 10 million overseas absentee voters to cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election following the Senate’s ratification last week of amendments to the Overseas Absentee Voting Act.
By Rodel Rodis
MANILA—The 2003 Overseas Absentee Voting Act (OAVA) requires overseas Filipinos wishing to register to vote to first execute an “affidavit of intent to return” to the Philippines within three years and if they fail to do so within that three-year time period, they may face penalties that include imprisonment of up to one year. The [...]