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SK voters’ registration open on weekends – COMELEC sets SK listing to August 6 until August 15

The Commission on Elections, in a resolution, has set the dates for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) voters’ registration to August 6, 2010 until August 15, 2010.

COMELEC Resolution No. 9004, promulgated July 12, 2010, stressed on the value of having an “assembly of youth” in every Barangay. Called the “Katipunan ng Kabataan,” its primary objective according to Article 202, Rule XXVII of the Rules and Regulations Implementing the Local Government Code of 1991, is “to enhance the social, political, economic, cultural, intellectual, moral, moral, spiritual and physical development of the youth of the country.”

The COMELEC said any Filipino citizen who are at least fifteen (15) but below eighteen (18) years of age and are residents of the Barangay where they intend to vote for at least six (6) months, may register as members of the Katipunan ng Kabataan.

“The applications for registration as members of the Katipunan ng Kabataan shall be filed from 8:00 o’ clock in the morning to 7:00 o’ clock in the evening, at the Office of the Election Officer of the city/municipality where the applicant resides,” stated the COMELEC resolution.

The COMELEC said SK voters may register even on weekends.

Applicants must present any of the following documents when they register: A) Certificate of Live Birth, B) Baptismal Certificate, C) School Records or any other document that will establish his identity and other qualifications.

The COMELEC however clarified that Community Tax Certificates or cedulas or certification from the Barangay will not be honored. ###

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5 thoughts on “SK voters’ registration open on weekends – COMELEC sets SK listing to August 6 until August 15

  1. hello! may gusto po humabol dito sa amin pero nakapagregister na siya last 2007, 1992 daw siya pero ngayon po 1993 daw siya, may birth certificate daw po siya ng 1993? ano po pwede mangyari dun?

    Posted by jm | 17 July 2010, 8:45 pm
  2. So we don’t need a school ID? Just asking… Thanks!

    Posted by Jay Angeles | 6 August 2010, 2:26 pm
  3. 2loy ba po ung brgy n sk election sa october 25,2010…thnx

    Posted by rolex rivera | 6 August 2010, 11:07 pm
  4. good day po :) i would like to clarify lang po. i am still 17 years old now, and by october 10,2010 i’ll turn 18 years old. so saan po ako mag’reregister? sk or barangay na bracket? may plano po kasi ako mag run ng sk chairman sa aming lugar.. Salamat po! you can contact me sa 09166806120.. Godbless.

    Posted by khristel marie alviola | 7 August 2010, 9:20 pm
  5. kailan po ung deadline of coc’s?! kindly inform na lng po ako sa fb account q! crazy_pasaway07@yahoo.com.ph

    Posted by patrick nambatac | 9 August 2010, 6:36 pm

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