9 months 2019 mid-term polls to use longer ballots MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino Expect a longer ballot in the May 13, 2019 midterm polls. Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesman James Jimenez said the ballot in the upcoming polls will likely be longer compared to the 17-inch ballot in the 2016 polls due to the number of candidates running. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez (FILE PHOTO / CAMILLE ANTE / MANILA BULLETIN) “Our estimated length of the ballot is it will be 22 to 24 inches,” he said in an interview. “We appear to have more candidates, such as in the party-lists and senators,” added Jimenez. Last Saturday, the Comelec released ... more