Extra ballot box discovered in Cebu precinct
CEBU CITY – Voters questioned the extra ballot box found under the table of a classroom precinct at Punta Engaño Elementary School in Barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City.
Milagros Flores, supporter of Barangay Punta Engaño aspirant Diosaminda Hayashi, discovered the extra ballot box in cluster precinct no. 442.
Lenie Mendoza, chairperson of the board of canvassers, said the extra ballot box would be used in the canvassing of the votes.
Mendoza added that they hid the ballot box to secure it.
Jolina Antatico, poll watcher for candidate Crisanto Estardo, said they were given the same explanation prior to the elections. /cbb
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