Written by Jay-ar M. Arante
The filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) started on Friday, October 11.
This is for those running for Village Election in October of the current year.
According to Malay Comelec Election Officer II, Elma Cahilig, they are prepared for the possible numerous number of candidacy filers from October 11 until 17.
Meanwhile, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) stressed to potential candidates that there will be no extension in the filing of COC.
The deadline for the filing of COC is only until October 17 at five in the afternoon (5pm).
In addition, the Comelec also reminded candidates who had filed their Certificate of Candidacy that campaigning is not yet allowed since the campaign period will only start on October 18.
Furthermore, the Comelec of Malay announced that their office is open from eight in the morning (8am) until five in the afternoon (5pm) for those who are going to file their COC.
Translated/Edited by Rodel J. Abalus