BANGUED, Abra — Around 1,689 board of election tellers will be hired for the Oct. 25 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections here.
Abra provincial election supervisor Vanessa Roncal said that although it’s barely 23 days before the simultaneous barangay and SK polls, preparations are still at a turtle pace.
Roncal said based on her recent visit to Lagangilang town, where she conducted her first of a series of information campaigns for the coming elections, many of the residents were more convinced with the automated elections than with the manual system which will be used on Oct. 25.
She, however, explained to residents the automated system would be harder to implement for this year’s barangay elections. Read rest of story