MANILA — The Fee on Elections (Comelec) on Monday mentioned it has already begun “administrative and operational” preparations for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
This improvement comes regardless of ideas to postpone the holding of barangay and SK elections to Might 6, 2024.
“All administrative and operational preparations for the December 5, 2022 BSKE have been commenced (and are ongoing), upon the course of the Fee en banc, with Comm. Rey E. Bulay because the Commissioner-in-Cost,” Comelec appearing spokesman Rex Laudiangco informed reporters.
Included within the mentioned preparations are the next:
- Drafting of Implementing Resolutions
- Procurement of Poll Paper and different Election Provides
- Procurement of Printing Companies for the Official Ballots, Accountable and Non-Accountable Types
- Revisiting/Re-Learning of Well being Protocols, together with the continuation of the supply of Isolation Polling Locations, in coordination with the IATF
- Resumption of Persevering with Voter Registration
Resumption of voter registration, mentioned Laudiangco, can also be proposed to be held from July 4-30. The Comelec en banc is but to approve the proposal, he added.
The Comelec projected the whole variety of registered voters for the barangay elections at 66,053,357 whereas for SK elections, 23,059,227.
In 2016, the barangay and SK elections have been deferred to 2018. Then, President Rodrigo Duterte signed a legislation to once more transfer the Might 2020 barangay, SK elections to December 2022.
Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez earlier mentioned that the nineteenth Congress is eyeing to reschedule the barangay and SK elections to avoid wasting P8 billion for one more stimulus invoice.
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