5 months Comelec readies for Batangas plebiscite Manilatimes
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) initiated an information drive for the scheduled plebiscite for the cityhood of Sto. Tomas town in Batangas on September 7. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said on Friday a motorcade would be held on September 1 in the villages of Poblacion 1, 2, 3 and 4. Pursuant to Republic Act 11086, the Comelec is mandated to set the date and supervise the conduct of the plebiscite converting the pre­sent municipality of Sto. Tomas into a component city.
According to Jimenez, illiterates, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and senior citizens who could not accomplish the ballots ... more