More than 137K new registrants for BSKE

Published July 7, 2022, 12:15 PM

by Leslie Ann Aquino

More than 137,000 new registrants have so far registered for the Dec. 5, 2022 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Thursday, July 7.


Comelec Acting Spokesperson John Rex C. Laudiangco said data from the Election and Barangay Affairs Department showed that the 137,363 new registrants is composed of the following particulars: 77,508 (15 to17 years old), 50,113 (18 to 30 years old), and 9,742 (31 years old and above).

The poll body also received 31,957 Applications for Transfer from Other Cities/Municipalities, 7,440 Applications for Transfer from within the same City/Municipality; 1,548 Applications for Transfer with Reactivation; 503 Applications for Transfer with Reactivation and Correction of Entries; 1,745 Applications for Transfer with Correction of Entries; and 11,147 Applications for Reactivation.

Aside from those mentioned, the Comelec also received 2,489 Applications for Reactivation with Correction of Entries; 7,958 Applications for Change of Names/Correction of Entries; 23 Applications for Inclusion of Record in the Book of Voters; 5 Applications for Reinstatement of Name in the List of Voters; and 649 Applications for Transfer from Overseas Voting to Local.

The poll body said the total number of all applications processed as of July 5, 2022 is 202,827.

Voter registration resumed last July 4 and will end on July 23.