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COMELEC is preparing for the three-day local absentee voting period.
The Commission on Elections is organizing for the three-day local absentee voting period, which will run from April 27 Wednesday to April 29 Friday.
The government employees, members of the media, vloggers, and freelance journalists who are on duty on election day, May 9 will be allowed to vote during 3-day absentee voting.
“For PNP, AFP and other government offices, it is the head of office who will conduct the voting, he will be the one to distribute to the local absentee voters their ballots, then the voters will accomplish the ballots, after that give it back to the head who will collect all outer envelopes containing the accomplished ballots, then transmit it back to ECAD (Election Contests Adjudication Department),” Comelec Commissioner George Garcia said.
On election day, pre-registered local absentee voters will use manual ballots for national positions only.
According to Comelec data, there are 84,357 approved local absentee voters.
Health protocols will continue to be carefully observed, and Covid-19 martials will be assigned.
There will also be an isolated polling location for persons with high temperature and other Covid-19 symptoms to vote.
Contributed by Thimy Rose D. Noveno