(Election period starts) Aspirants file COC PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 April 2018 18:11

By RG Antonet Go

Dozens of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan aspirants trooped to the Commission on Election District offices here during the start of the election period yesterday.

The election period also signalled the start of the filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COC) in line with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections scheduled  in May.

Comelec and Philippine National Police officials and personnel attended the ceremonial checkpoint at barangay Mercedes at 12 midnight Saturday.

The police is strictly implementing the gun ban from April 14 to May 21.

The Filing of Certificates of Candidacy for Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan aspirants was scheduled from April 14 to April 20.

Campaign period starts on May 4 and will last until  May 12.

The elections will be held on May 14.

There are 436,189 registered voters in the city of Zamboanga who will be voting during the barangay election in October.

There are 141,009 young voters who will participate in the Sangguniang Kabataan election. (RGAAGo)