Comelec gives priority to women registrants PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 March 2017 11:41

by RG Antonet Go

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) - Zamboanga City office will be conducting several satellite registrations during the Women’s Month celebration, giving priority to women registrants.

On March 8 there will be a Comelec satellite registration at Western Mindanao State University, March 15 at the Zamboanga City Medical Center, March 16 at KCC Mall and March 29 at the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center.

“This is to improve women’s participation. Ta dale kita emphasis na women cay we are celebrating Women’s month,” Election Officer, Atty. Stephen Roy Cañete said in an interview.

However, according Cañete, all qualified voters are welcome to register, but priority will be given to all women registrants.

The Comelec resumed its voter’s registration on November 7 last year after the barangay elections was postponed.

Canete said the office will receive registration until April 29, 2017, Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 in the afternoon.

He said the registration activities is in preparation for the barangay and sangguniang kabataan elections in October this year.

“Take advantage conel satellite registration. Register as early as now,” Cañete said.

Zamboanga City’s first district consist of 37 barangays while the second district comprises of 61 barangays. (R.G. A A. Go)