• 05/26/2019
  • 07:43 AM
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NEW VOTING SCHEME FOR PWD AND SENIOR CITIZEN



Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and senior citizens could vote in separate designated precincts called Accessible Polling Place (APP) on election day.

According to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the APP would be located on the ground floor of the voting center.

There would also Emergency Accessible Polling Place (E-APP) allotted for PWDs, Senior Citizens and pregnant women who did not avail the APP.

In case the voter wanted to avail the EAPP they need to fill out the Authorization Form and present any valid ID such as PWD or Senior Citizen ID.

Comelec stressed that EAPP voting is optional and voluntary. It would be open from six o'clock in the morning until two o'clock in the afternoon.

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