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Mayor reminds Porac voters to register

PORAC town Mayor Jaime “Jing” Capil has reminded eligible voters to register before the local Commission on Elections (Comelec) in preparation for the May 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections.

Through a social media post, Capil, along with his Vice Mayor Charlie Santos and municipal council members, reminded his constituents to register at the municipal hall’s Comelec office, Mondays to Saturdays, including holidays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applicants must bring one valid identification card.

The Comelec has restarted voters’ registration on August 1 and will end on September 30.

Pursuant to Comelec Resolution No. 10549, any Filipino citizen who is not yet a registered voter, who will be at least 15 years old on May 11, 2020, and residing in the barangay for at least six months on or before Election Day is eligible to register.

Registered voters as of the May 13, 2019 midterm elections need not apply.

For purposes of the SK elections, voters who will be at least 15 but not more than 30 years of age on Election Day shall be included in the list of those who may vote for SK candidates.

All types of applications will be accepted, including applications for registration, transfer of registration record, change/correction of entries, reactivation of registration record, inclusion of registration record and reinstatement of name in the list of voters.

An express lane for persons with disabilities, senior citizens and pregnant applicants will be provided for their convenience.

Application forms may be downloaded at comelec.gov.ph.


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