The National Youth Commission gets ready for the Voters Registration for the 2010 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections.
The Commission on Elections promulgated Resolution No. 9004 which sets the date for the SK Voters’ Registration from August 6, 2010 until August 15, 2010. According to the COMELEC, any Filipino citizen who is at least 15 but below 18 years old and is a resident of the barangay where he/she intends to vote for at least six months, may register.
The registration will run from 8 AM to 7 PM at the Office of the Election Officer of the city or the municipality where the applicant resides and all COMELEC offices will be open even on weekends. The applicant must present any of the following documents when he/she registers:
- Certificate of Live Birth
- Baptismal Certificate
- School Records
- Any other document that will establish his/her identity.
On August 5, 2010, the NYC launched a nationwide campaign on the SK Voters Registration at the House of Representatives and through distribution of campaign materials to different government agencies and local government units (LGU all over the country). This is in cooperation with the Kabataan Partylist, Committee on Youth & Sports (House of Representatives), and COMELEC.
The Mindanao Launching of the SK Voters Registration was held on August 5, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kiosk, Divisoria, Cagayan de Oro City, spearheaded by SK Federation President of Cagayan de Oro City, Hon. Kreena Poquita. The SK National Federation President, Hon. Jane C. Cajes, attended the activity.
Salma Jayne A. Tamano