Poll watchdog observing Comelec mock elections
MANILA, Philippines — An election watchdog is observing the mock polls being conducted by the Commission on Elections in parts of Metro Manila and six provinces on Wednesday.
The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente) said their members are at some voting centers across the country to observe the voting simulation.
Among the voting centers where Lente members are deployed are the Pasay City West High School and P. Zamora Elementary School in Pasay City; Pateros National High School and P. Manalo Elementary School in Pateros; Ususan Elementary School and Tenement Elementary School in Taguig, Cauayan South Central School and Minante 1 Elementary School in Isabela; Panalaron Central School and Sto. Niño Central School in Leyte; Albay Central School and Tamaoyan Elementary School in Albay, and; Negros Oriental State University.
We are here at the following voting centers to observe the Mock Elections being conducted by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in preparation for the 2022 National and Local Elections (NLE): pic.twitter.com/pBd5jw9eQCFEATURED STORIES
— LENTE Philippines (@lente_ph) December 28, 2021
The Comelec is holding the simultaneous mock elections in Pasay City, Taguig City, and Pateros in Metro Manila, as well as in Isabela, Albay, Negros Oriental, Leyte, Maguindanao and Davao del Sur.
The mock elections in 34 barangays will be an “end-to-end demonstration” of the entire election process, from the precinct level up to the transmission of votes to the National Board of Canvassers.
Comelec Director Teopisto Elnas Jr. earlier said they target to accommodate 4,800 test voters.
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