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Senators call for new ARMM voters’ list 05/09/2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Senators call for new ARMM voters’ list

05/09/2012
Senators Franklin Drilon and Aquilino Pimentel III plus 16 of their collegues on Monday filed a joint resolution nullifying the present book of voters of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in a bid to ensure clean and honest elections not only in the region but also throughout the country.

Joint Resolution 17, according to Drilon, the principal author of Republic Act 10153 which synchronizes the ARMM election with the national elections, also tasked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to immediately conduct a new general registration of voters in all the municipalities and cities in the region.

Drilon also said the registration of voters in the Visayas and non-ARMM areas of Mindanao shall be suspended until Aug. 31 to enable the Comelec to deploy sufficient personnel and necessary equipment for the immediate conduct of voters’ registration in the ARMM..... MORE

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