BORONGAN CITY (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in this city noted an increase of voter registrants wherein youth dominates in the recently concluded 2022 voters' registration.
According to Jimboy L. Asuar, Election Assistant II of Borongan City Comelec, the final number of new voter registrants was 3,970.
Based on the latest data by the Comelec, Asuar said that 2,412 registrants were from the 15 to 17 age group.
Asuar added that there are 383 registrants who transferred from outside Borongan and 238 registrants transferred within Borongan City.
Asuar further said that aside from transferring, there are 95 registrants who availed the correction of entry, and 171 registrants who availed the reactivation, meaning registrants that are active in record but failed to vote in two consecutive elections, and nine registrants who were reactivated with correction.
Some 612 registrants, who are regular registered, and 37 registrants availed the transfer with correction, 11 registrants availed transfer with activation, and two registrants transferred with activation and correction,
The 2022 voter registration ended on July 23, lasting almost three weeks since it started on July 4.
The registration commenced in time for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections which are set on December 5, 2022. (MMP/SDC/PIA Eastern Samar)