The following are some COMELEC Resolutions relevant to the 2022 National and Local Elections.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10718
In the Matter of the Adoption of Policies Relative to the Conduct of the System of Continuing Registration of Voters in Areas Declared Under: a. General Community Quarantine (GCQ), Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ), and No Quarantine status; b. Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine status (MECQ); and c. Non-extension of the registration period
COMELEC allows voter’s registration before the Office of the Election Officers in MECQ areas starting September 6, 2021 from Mondays to Saturdays including Holidays, 8:00AM to 5:00PM, in a limited capacity. Voter’s registration in GCQ, MGCQ, and no quarantine status areas shall be on Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; and Saturdays and holidays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday satellite registration would also be allowed in MECQ (malls), GCQ, MGCQ, and no quarantine status areas (malls, schools, barangays, and other public places). The last day of voter’s registration for the 2022 elections is on September 30, 2021.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10715
Rules On  Online Filing, Reception, And Processing Of Applications For Reactivation, Reactivation With Correction Of Entries, Reactivation With Transfer Within The Same City/Municipality/District, And Reactivation With Transfer Within And Correction Of Entries, And Virtual Verification Of The Identification Of Identity Of The Applicants; And  Alternative Procedures On The Filing Of Said Applications By Senior Citizens, Persons With Disabilities And Persons Deprived Of Liberty
Applications for reactivation may be filed online, with virtual instead of physical appearance, and senior citizens, PWDs, and persons deprived of liberty may file applications for reactivation before the Office of the Election Officer through the representatives listed in the resolution.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10711
Rules and Regulations on the Conduct of Special Satellite Registration (SSR) of Qualified Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLS), Observing the Mandatory Health Protocols Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, Amending Section 9 of COMELEC Resolution No. 10549, Dated July 18, 2019
The COMELEC allows qualified persons deprived of liberty (PDL) to avail of special satellite registration in jail facilities or detention centers that meet the criteria in the resolution.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10709
Establishing Online Or Virtual Processes For Frontline Services Of The Office For Overseas Voting (OFOV) In Relation To The Conduct Of Continuing Overseas Voting Registration And Other Preparatory Activities For The 2022 National And Local Elections
Overseas voters may use virtual, online, or electronic platforms to transact with the Office for Overseas Voting, except in cases requiring the live capture of biometrics data, which must be done in person.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10677
Implementation Of Covid-19 Preventive Measures In The Conduct Of Continuing Registration For Overseas Voting For Purposes Of The 09 May 2022 National And Local Elections & Other Frontline Services Of The Office For Overseas Voting (OFOV)
Procedures for frontline services before the Office of Overseas Voting, including appointment system (no walk-ins) and health and safety protocols
COMELEC Resolution No. 10693
In the Matter of Institutionalizing the Policies: 1. To Include Qualified SK Voters in the Regular Voters List and, 2. To Exclude Overage SK voters; and Providing Procedures Thereof
Qualified Sanggunian Kabataan voters are automatically included in the regular voters’ list, without the need to apply separately, while overaged voters are automatically excluded from the voter’s list for SK elections.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10678
Guidelines For The Pilot Testing Of The Online Reception Of Application For Issuance Of Voters’ Certifications
Only until December 31, 2020, voters may apply for their voter’s certification online on the pilot testing offices mentioned in the resolution, and only in GCQ, MGCQ, or no quarantine classification areas.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10674
Protocols On The Conduct Of The System Of Continuing Registration Of Voters, Institutionalizing The Health And Safety Standards Under The New Normal
Procedures for in-person voter’s registration in areas under GCQ, MGCQ, and no quarantine classification, and requiring compliance with health and safety protocols
COMELEC Resolution No. 10672
Protocols In The Processing And Releasing Of Voters’ Certifications Institutionalizing The New Normal
Procedures for securing voter’s certifications in the Office of the Election Officer in areas under GCQ, MGCQ, or no community quarantine in place
AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM (AES)
COMELEC Resolution No. 10712
Guidelines On The Conduct Of The Local Source Code Review Of The Automated Election Systems For The 09 May 2022 National And Local Elections By Interested Parties, Groups And Associations
Lays down qualifications of participants, procedures for, and prohibitions regarding the local source code review of the automated election system for the 2022 election
COMELEC Resolution No. 10695
In The Matter Of Prescribing The Calendar Of Activities And Periods Of Certain Prohibited Acts In Connection With The May 09, 2022 National And Local Elections
Election period, calendar of activities, and timeline of prohibitions in relation to the 2022 elections
CANDIDATES AND POLITICAL PARTIES
COMELEC Resolution No. 10717
Rules And Regulations Governing: 1) Political Conventions; 2) Submission Of Nominees Of Groups Or Organizations Participating Under The Party-List System Of Representation; And 3) Filing Of Certificates Of Candidacy And Nomination Of And Acceptance By Official Candidates Of Registered Political Parties Or Coalitions Of Political Parties In Connection With The May 9, 2022 National And Local Elections
Detailed procedures for parties to nominate their official candidates through political conventions, and for the filing of certificates of candidacy, certificates of nomination and acceptance of nomination of party-list groups on October 1 to 8, 2021, and rules on substitution and withdrawal of candidates
COMELEC Resolution No. 10713 (BARMM)
Allocation Of Elective Seats For The National, Local And Bangsamoro Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Parliamentary Elections On May 9, 2022 National And Local Elections
List of positions to be contested in the 2022 elections, and the number per position
COMELEC Resolution No. 10696
In Re: Cancellation Of Registration And Delisting Of Party-List Groups, Organizations, Coalitions Under The Party-List System
List of party-list groups whose registration was cancelled, and therefore cannot participate in the 2022 elections
COMELEC Resolution No. 10716
In The Matter Of Suspending The Conduct Of All Pending Plebiscites In Preparation For The Conduct Of The May 9, 2022 National And Local Elections
The COMELEC suspends all pending plebiscites mentioned in the resolution, all relating to local government units, and will be scheduled within four months from the end of the election period for the 2022 election.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10702
In The Matter Of Authorizing The Opening Of Ballot Boxes Used In The May 13, 2019 National And Local Elections, And Transferring The Contents Thereof, For Use In The May 09, 2022 National And Local Elections
The COMELEC lays down the steps for city/municipal treasurers and city/municipal election officers to empty ballot boxes used in the 2019 elections, which are not covered by election protests, to allow them to be used in the 2022 elections.
COMELEC Resolution No. 10701
Implementing Guidelines On The Prohibition On Transfer, Promotion, Extension, Or Recall Of Officers Or Members Of The Foreign Service Corps In Relation To The 09 May 2022 National And Local Elections
Officers and members of the foreign service corps cannot be moved from their current position from May 9, 2021 to August 7, 2022, except with permission of the COMELEC, following the procedures in the resolution.