MANILA, Philippines — The Fee on Elections (Comelec) is seeing a 32.37-percent voting turnout amongst abroad voters thus far.
Comelec Commissioner Marlon Casquejo stated the determine will nonetheless rise because the elections proceed.
“Sa ngayon, we reached already 32.3 p.c, that’s as of 10 a.m., 32.37 p.c voting turnout and we expect a a lot greater voting turnout kasi could mga ibang mail poll pa na hindi pa nabibilang at saka could persevering with pa po ang ating in-person voting,” he stated in a press briefing.
(Presently, we have now already reached 32.3 p.c, that’s as of 10 a.m., 32.37 p.c voter turnout and we expect a a lot greater voting turnout as a result of there are different mail ballots that aren’t counted and in-person voting is underway.)
In keeping with the commissioner, they’re anticipating to achieve a 40-percent voting turnout amongst Filipinos overseas.
“So, we expect the next voting turnout. Hopefully, umabot tayo ng (we are going to attain) 40 p.c voter turnout in our abroad voting,” he stated.
Within the 2016 presidential elections, the voting turnout for abroad voting was at 31.66 p.c.
For this 12 months’s polls, there are 1.6 million registered voters overseas. Voting began on April 10 and can finish on Might 9.
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