Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes estimates that about 50 thousand minors registered as voters in the ongoing general registration of voters for the autonomous region of muslim Mindanao.
brillantes however says the comelec has figured out a solution to exclude the minors from the final master list of voters. brillantes however declined to giv details till after the process is complete.” di naman gabnon kalakihan malaki na kung mag exceed ng 100 thousand 50 thousand in 5 provinces about 10 thousand each. “ brillantes however said the comelec will use automated fingerprinting to weed out illegal registrants from the voters’ list.
brillantes also noted there was only I incident of violence. the comelec expects to finalize the list within the week, saying the comelec does not intend to extend the registration in the region past the july 18 deadline.
brillantes however says the poll body may allow the satellite registration of in manila of voters from armm who are currently in the capital region for studies.
brillantes says so far, about 940 thousand have registered as the general registration entered its 8th day. he believes the final number of registered voters will be at least 1.2M.