ArchivesAugust 2010New Dumaguete voters up by 1,346

New Dumaguete voters up by 1,346

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With a population of 100,000 more or less in Dumaguete City, only 1,346 have registered for the Sangguniang Kabataan elections scheduled on Oct. 25 this year.{{more}}

Records of the city Commission on Elections (Comelec) showed that the number may reduce after encoding the names.

Initial verification showed there are registrants who have not reached 15 years old even on election day while some are also over the required age on election day.

Inday Cañares of the city Comelec also said the number of regular voters is expected to increase by 1,800 applicants but those who failed to vote in the last election is double the number.

There are a total of 69,212 voters in the May 10, 2010 local and national elections, but those who failed to vote twice is 3,281 excluding those who have died and whose names are subject for deletion in the records. (PNA/jg)


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