The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) encourages the persons with disability (PWD) and senior citizens in taking part to vote for the 2016 election by bringing special satellite registration activities in malls.
For their convenience and further increase of access in the registration process, the event will be held on July 17, Friday, at SM North EDSA (for residents of Quezon City Districts 1, 2, 4, and 6); SM City San Lazaro (for residents of Manila Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4); SM City Manila (for residents of Manila District 5); SM Center Muntinlupa (for residents of Muntinlupa); SM City Marikina (for residents of Marikina); SM Center Las Pinas (for residents of Las Pinas Districts 1 and 2); SM City Sucat (for residents of Paranaque Districts 1 and 2); SM Aura Premier (for residents of Taguig); SM Mall of Asia (for residents of Pasay Districts 1 and 2).
COMELEC will also set up the registration on the same day at other cities such as SM City Baguio (for residents of Baguio City); SM City Bacolod (for residents of Bacolod) and SM Cebu City (for residents of Cebu Districts 1 and 2).
The Special satellite registration will be conducted in celebration of the 37th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. They have partnered with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), the Asia Foundation through the Fully Abled Nation Project, SM Supermalls and SM Cares for the establishment of special satellite voter registration for the general public with priority given to People with Disabilities and Senior Citizens at select SM Malls nationwide.