Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. has authorized the request of the election director in Region 7, extending the filling of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the October 28 barangay polls.
Veronico Petalcorin, Region 7’s assistant regional election director has requested Brillantes not to cancel the barangay elections, but to extend the number of hours for filling of COC. “I just received a call from the regional office si Petalcorin. Actually he is asking permission . . . they were asking for an extension for the filling [of COC]they were not asking from cancelation [of the barangay polls],” Brillantes said on Wednesday in a press briefing.
Robertzon F. Ramirez