Voters queued up before 6 a.m. at Tabuk City in Kalinga
BAGUIO CITY––Voters queued up as early as 5 a.m. on Monday, May 9, to select their leaders on election day in this Kalinga city, said John Martin, Tabuk’s election officer.
As of 7 a.m., the exercise was peaceful, and “all vote-counting machines have been running smoothly,” he said.
Kalinga province, which has 154,423 registered voters, is an 8-hour commute from Baguio City. Its only city has 70,281 voters.
Classified under the least strict Alert Level No. 1, Kalinga had no active cases recorded as of May 8.
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