Barangay Elections in Negros Oriental to Proceed Under Comelec Control


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc has made a definitive decision to proceed with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections in Negros Oriental, scheduled for October 30. However, in a significant move, the province will be placed under Comelec’s control during this electoral process.

This decision comes in response to concerns about potential electoral irregularities, security issues, or other factors that might compromise the fairness and integrity of the elections in Negros Oriental. By assuming control, Comelec aims to ensure that the electoral process is conducted smoothly, fairly, and transparently, thereby upholding the principles of democracy and the citizen’s right to vote without hindrance.

This move signifies the commitment of Comelec to maintain the sanctity of the electoral process, even in challenging circumstances. It reflects the electoral body’s dedication to safeguarding the democratic rights of the people of Negros Oriental and ensuring that their voices are heard through a free and fair election on October 30.

Comelec will work diligently to address any concerns, provide necessary support, and oversee the electoral proceedings to guarantee that the residents of Negros Oriental can exercise their right to choose their local leaders with confidence in the integrity of the process.

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