January 29, 2023

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The voter registration here will resume on Sept. 1.
Milton Fillag from the Commission on Elections announced this during the Municipal Peace and Order Council (MPOC) meeting on Aug. 19.
He said aside from voter’s registration, the Comelec will also accommodate other voter’s applications such as reactivation, correction of entries, and transfer of registration records. 
He added registrants or new voter applicants should proceed to the Comelec municipal office to fill out forms. They should bring a valid identification card or birth certificates proving they are at least 18 years old on or before the May 9, 2022 national and local elections. Registrants are encouraged to bring their pens. 
Fillag said Comelec will impose the minimum health standards like limiting the number of people inside the office, putting up of barriers inside the office, requiring the use of face mask and face shield, and physical distancing measures. 
Registrants will also be required to fill out a form where they must disclose information relating to their travel, if they have had contact with people infected with Covid-19, and if they are manifesting symptoms of the infection.
To ensure safety and cleanliness at all times, the Comelec municipal office will conduct disinfection and decontamination of its premises as well as its machines and other equipment. 
The office shall cater to voter registration and other related voter’s applications from Tuesday to Saturday, including holidays, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Alpine L. Killa