12 months Postponement of brgy, SK polls could discourage prompt voter registration MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino  The former head of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting said the proposal to postpone the May 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls may discourage some voter applicants to register. “In a way yes,” Henrietta De Villa said in an interview. The Commission on Elections earlier set the registration period from August 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019. Due to this, she called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the poll watchdog group to go the “extra mile” in encouraging voters to register. “Comelec and PPCRV will just have to go the extra mile ... more