MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday approved the extension of voter registration to end of October.
The deadline for voter registration is now extended from October 9 to 31, from the initial deadline of September 30, Comelec chairman Sheriff Abas told CNN Philippines.
Previously, Comelec did not want to extend voter registration due to the challenges it will create with the election timeline.
However, several groups and organizations and even lawmakers, appealed for the extension of voter registration.
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