Voter registration to resume in November

By , on October 25, 2017


FILE:Applications should be filed at the Offices of the Election Officer (OEOs) in their area, from Monday to Saturday including holidays from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. (Avito C.Dalan / PNA)
FILE: Applications should be filed at the Offices of the Election Officer (OEOs) in their area, from Monday to Saturday including holidays from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. (Avito C.Dalan / PNA)ration

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will resume next month the continuing registration of voters for the May 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE).

In Resolution No. 10214, dated Tuesday, the poll body said qualified voters for the village and youth polls may register from November 6 to 30, 2017

“In view of the postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE), there is a need to resume the conduct of registration of voters for the members of the Katipunan ng Kabataan (KK) who will reach fifteen (15) years old pursuant to Republic Act No. 10742 and regular voters for the Barangay in connection with the May 14, 2018 Synchronized BSKE,” the resolution added.

Applications should be filed at the Offices of the Election Officer (OEOs) in their area, from Monday to Saturday including holidays from 8 a.m to 5 p.m.Antara Agency,

“Applications for registration, reactivation, change/correction of entries and inclusion/reinstatement of records in the list of voters shall be personally filed at the Offices of the Election Officer (OEOs) of the city/district/municipality where the applicant resides, during office hours, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mondays to Saturdays including holidays from November 6, 2017 (Monday) to November 30, 2017 (Thursday).”

The Comelec said that OEOs may conduct satellite/offsite registration of voters during the period of registration.

It, however, noted that the resumption of system of continuing registration of voters shall be conducted nationwide, except in the province of Lanao del Sur.

The poll body added that it would not process applications for transfer of registration records. (PNA)