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Number of new vote registrants close to 1M — Comelec

/ 05:37 PM July 14, 2022
RESUMES VOTERS REGISTRATION / SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 The voter registration resumes at the Comelec office in Mandaluyong City on September 1, 2020, the registration enforce health protocols, such as limiting the number of people inside the premises. Registrants are also advised to wear face masks and face shields. INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

FILE PHOTO The voter registration resumes at the Comelec office in Mandaluyong City on September 1, 2020, the registration enforces health protocols, such as limiting the number of people inside the premises. Registrants are also advised to wear face masks and face shields.
INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

MANILA, Philippines — The number of new voters registered with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as of July 12 is now at 909,687.

This is based on a data bulletin sent to reporters by Comelec spokesperson Rex Laudiangco, which showed that of the 909,687 new registrants, 571,740 belong to the 15 to 17 years old bracket, while 289,206 new voters are aged 18 to 30 years old.

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There were also 48,741 new registrants aged 31 years old and above.

The total number of applications processed as of July 12 totaled 1,209,597. This included applications for transfer of voter registration, transfer from overseas voting to local voting, as well as reactivation.

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Voter’s registration began last July 4 and is set only until July 23. Voters may register Mondays to Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The registration comes as the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections are set on December 5, 2022.

The Comelec urged the public to register as early as possible and avoid waiting until the last minute.

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