24/04/2019: Use Black Point Pens Instead of Marking Pens in Shading the Ballots

COMELEC has issued an advisory dated 16 April 2019 asking voters to use black point pens instead of marking pens in shading the ballots. This is to avoid any blotting of inks that could potentially result in the rejection of ballots by the Vote Counting Machines (VCMs).