Comelec TO students: Attend voter education seminars
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has renewed its call to students to attend the poll body’s voter education lecture series known as “KEBS: Know Elections Better, Superfriends!”
“We aim to demystify the process of elections and advocate for an intelligent vote. Voters as young as 15 years old should be taught the value of democracy,” Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said.
Interested parties may request for a lecture by contacting the Comelec-Education and Information Department through 525-9294, through the poll body’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The voter education seminar is being held in time for the Oct. 23 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections.
Meanwhile, the Comelec is looking into the possibility of providing schools, colleges and universities the necessary training on how to properly conduct student body elections.
“Holding such training is one good outreach program for the Comelec to extend to universities and schools, particularly to their own poll officials,” said Comelec Chair Andres Bautista.