Philippines

Comelec expects higher overseas voter turnout this year

By Ferdinand Patinio  MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is hoping that participation of Filipinos working and living abroad in the May 9 polls will surpass voter turnout in previous polls. According to Comelec Commissioner Marlon Casquejo, they are targeting 36 to 37 percent of overseas voters’ participation. “Not all have submitted yet. So, hopefully, the … Continue reading