BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
Proclamation No. 278
CALLING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL AN EXISTING VACANCY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
WHEREAS, the Speaker of the House of Representatives has certified. that a vacancy exists in the sole representative district of the Province of Zambales;
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me by section 20 of Republic Act No. 180, known as the Revised Election Code, I, Elpidio Quirino, President of the Philippines, hereby issue this proclamation and call a special election in the sole representative district of the Province of Zambales to take place on Tuesday, the thirteenth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, to coincide with the general elections for provincial and municipal officials and for eight senators, for the purpose of electing the member who is to fill the unexpired portion of the term of the existing vacancy in the House of Representatives corresponding to said province.
The provisions of the Revised Election Code insofar as they are applicable shall be followed in the conduct of the special election herein called.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of New York, N. Y., U. S. A. (for the City of Manila), this 24th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the sixth.
President of the Philippines
By the President:
Acting Assistant Executive Secretary
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