Ballot boxes transmitted to the Senate now at 81 percent

Published May 17, 2022, 7:08 PM

by Hannah Torregoza 

A total of 141 of 173 Certificates of Canvass (COCs) for president and vice president have been delivered to the Senate as of Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

Senate personnel receives the latest ballot boxes delivered at the grounds of the upper chamber on May 17, 2022. (Senate PRIB Photo)

According to the Senate’s Public Relations and Information Bureau (PRIB), the ballot boxes transmitted to the upper chamber is now at 81.50 percent.

The latest to be transmitted to the Senate were COCs and Election Returns (ERs) from Tawi-Tawi, Leyte. Davao City, and Zamboanga del Sur.

The Senate also received ballot boxes from 63 barangays of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), Siquijor, Bohol and Manila.

Also delivered to the Senate were COCs from the CNMI (Agana), Kuwait, Japan and Oman.

All COCs and ERs would be transferred to the House of Representatives before May 24 or the day when both houses of Congress are expected to convene and sit as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) to canvass the votes for the May 2022 presidential and vice presidential polls.