MANILA -- C.P. Sta. Teresa Elementary School, more popularly known as Bagumbayan Elementary School, started the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls Monday smoothly.

Police Superintendent Rey Viloria said there are about 10 police personnel deployed in the vicinity of the school and some were also roaming the area.

He further said that though Bagumbayan Elementary School is included in the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Watchlist, the crowd is very peaceful since Monday morning.

The school has 17,144 registered voters and is expecting more than half to exercise their right to vote before the polls end at 3 p.m. (Glaiza Jarloc/Sunnex)