Before the election period has come, the Commission on Elections or COMELEC has already issued statements regarding the rules and regulations that will be effective on the election day.
On May 9, 2016, election day, Daniel Padilla was among the early birds who came early to vote for their desired candidates.
However, he quickly became the center of controversies and issues after he took a picture of himself along with his ballot.
He received countless criticisms from the netizens saying that he is a voter yet he doesn't know the rules. People even commented on his photo by saying that what he did was wrong and was against the law.
Taking a selfie with a ballot on the poll precinct is against the law. Anyone found guilty of dong such action could spend up to 6 years in jail.
Meawhile, Daniel Padilla's on screen partner, Kathryn Bernardo was also criticized for doing the same thing.
People are now calling the attention of the COMELEC to take action on this issue!