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Comelec might have 2 new commissioners before April 10

By: - NewsLab Lead / @MSantosINQ
/ 12:47 PM April 02, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) could have two new commissioners before April 10, according to a report on Radyo Inquirer 990am Tuesday.

Previously, President Benigno Aquino III appointed two commissioners to replace the posts vacated by Rene Sarmiento and Armando Velasco.

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The appointees, Bernadette Sardillio and Macabangkit Lanto, both declined the appointment. Sardillio cited as reason health and family concerns while Lanto cited a previous election fraud case against him when he ran for a congressional post in Lanao del Norte in 1992.

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