Philippines: The Commission on Elections to hold special voters’ registration for women and girls on 8 March

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Philippines: The Commission on Elections to hold special voters’ registration for women and girls on 8 March

MANILA — The Commission on Elections will be holding a special satellite voter registration for women and girls in Metro Manila and in other parts of the country in celebration of the National Women’s Day.

In Comelec resolution 10175 promulgated on Monday, the poll body en banc directed the holding of special satellite registration activities for females in pre-determined venues.

The special satellite registration will be held on March 8, National Women’s Day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Metro Manila and 22 other cities across the country.

Under the Comelec resolution, all 16 cities and one municipality in Metro Manila will hold a special satellite registration for potential female voters.

The other cities, which will conduct the special satellite registration are the cities of Cotabato, Baguio, Butuan, Dagupan, Santiago, Angeles, Olongapo, Lucena, Puerto Princesa, Naga, Bacolod; Iloilo, Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu Lapu, Tacloban, Ormoc, Zamboanga, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Davao, and General Santos.

Click here to read the full article published by The Philippine Daily Inquirer on 28 February 2017.  

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