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Power outage hits 3 Marinduque towns

By: - Correspondent / @maydaylagran
/ 12:12 PM May 09, 2022

BOAC, MARINDUQUE—A power outage has hit several areas in Marinduque but did not delay the casting of votes in precincts in Boac, Gasan, and Buenavista towns.

A power line in Bognuyan in Gasan caused the power interruption that started at 9:46 a.m.

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Marinduque Electric Cooperative (Mareco) officials said power would be restored in at least an hour.

Buenavista Election Officer Kris Olympia said there was no interruption in voting in the town.

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She said the balloting proceeded since the vote-counting machines have a backup power supply.

Power had been restored in some of the affected areas as of 11 a.m., Mareco said.

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