TACLOBAN CITY – The elections officer of this city is calling for qualified registrants to visit their office as the listing up for voters has started early this week.
Lawyer Ma. Goretti Cañas, city elections officer, said that their office, located at the Tacloban Convention Center or astrodome, is open during office hours for the registration of voters.
For this purpose, their office will also be open during Saturdays, to include holidays.
“We will be accepting applications for those who will be turning 18 on or before May 13, 2019 which is the schedule of our next national and local elections,” Cañas said.
The registration of voters begun on July 2 and is to end on September 29 this year.
Cañas said that applicants have only to bring with them identification cards issued by the government and if students, their school identification cards.
They can also bring with them their certificates of live birth or baptism.
The Commission on Elections is accepting for new registration, transfer, reactivation, and change of status or correction of entry or entries and inclusion or reinstatement of voters. (MARIE CRISSALYN A.AGUJA, ADFC Student Intern; GILAMAE P.RONCALES and EDEN C.TEJERO, ESSU Student Interns)