Sat. Jul 24th, 2021

The country now has almost 60 million registered voters with still 100 days left remaining for signup, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported on Tuesday.

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As of the June 18, 2021 Election Registration Board (ERB) hearing, the number of registered voters was at 58.232 million while 1.226 million applications were approved by ERB as of April 19.

The application of 816,183 voters who will turn 18 on election day in May 2022 has also been approved.

There were 2,704 who have been deactivated, 67,981 canceled by reason of death, and 66,069 who transferred.

Data likewise recorded 17,108 double registration and 2,562 double entries.

The nationwide voting registration period will run until Sept. 30, 2021.

All Offices of Election Officer nationwide accept application for registration from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays to Fridays.

Some branches, however, implement physical closures due to Covid-19 cases or quarantine restrictions.

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