Election Offenses Punishable by Law for DepEd Officials, Employees

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The Department of Education (DepEd) issued DepEd Order No. 048 s. 2018 – Prohibition on Electioneering and Partisan Political Activity as a reminder to all its officials, teaching and nonteaching personnel on the constitutional prohibition against electioneering and conduct of partisan political activity. Article IX-B, Section 2(b), paragraph 4 of the 1987 Constitution states that no officer or employee in the civil service shall engage, directly or indirectly, in any electioneering or partisan political campaign. The Omnibus Election Code, as amended, prohibits government officials and employees from engaging in any…