Wednesday, May 7, 2014

COMELEC, reminds about Biometric Registration

Posted May 6, 2014
Written by Gloria Villas

The Commission on Election (COMELEC) reiterates the reform they are implementing on the preparations for the 2016 Presidential Elections.

According to Malay COMELEC Officer II Elma Cahilig, an individual will not be able to vote without the biometrics, thus, voters need to register for their biometric data.

Influx of registrants from different areas in Malay was expected today.

In line with this, the COMELEC reminds the voters to register as early and not to wait till 2015.

The Malay COMELEC Office is open to registrants during the office hours from 8am to 5pm.

Requirements include a valid ID, particularly government issued ID, and certificate of Live Birth.

Registration through the Biometric System for the 2016 polls starts today, may 6 until October 31st, 2015.

Translated by Shelah Casiano

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