ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/06 July) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) registered 298 inmates during the satellite voter’s registration here last week.
Lawyer Stephen Cañete, District 1 election officer, said out of the 298 inmates of the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center (ZCRC) , 257 are males while the remaining 41 are females.
Cañete said Comelec Commission Luie Tito Guia, who is in-charge of the detainee voting, witnessed the satellite registration.
The registration of the 298 inmates on Tuesday has brought to 548 the total number of ZCRC inmates registered, Cañete said
He said they will schedule another registration for the remaining inmates on July 14. ZCRC has about a thousand inmates.
Inmates who had registered earlier were also given the opportunity to update their registration status. (MindaNews)