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Tanay holds plebiscite for new village

/ 03:30 PM July 28, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY – The town of Tanay in Rizal province held a plebiscite on Saturday for the proposed creation of another barangay (village).

Should the “yes” votes win, Sitio (sub village) Madilay-dilay will become separate from its mother village, Sampaloc. This will also bring to 20 the number of villages in Tanay.

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Lawyer Juanito Icaro, director of the Commission on Elections in Calabarzon, said Barangay Sampaloc, with 14,488 registered voters, used to be the biggest in Tanay.

As of 2 p.m.,or an hour before the voting ended, Icaro noted “just a few (who) went out to vote probably because of the strong rain.

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He said votes from all 42 clustered precincts will be canvassed at 6 p.m. Saturday. MARICAR CINCO

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