Comelec to conduct mock elections in 20 cities and towns nationwide

Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista.

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to conduct mock elections on 13 February 2016 in 20 cities and municipalities nationwide, in preparation for the 9 May 2016 national and local elections.

According to Comelec, the mock elections will test and ensure the adequate security, accuracy, system and functional capability and integrity of the vote counting machines (VCM), transmission devices, and consolidation and canvassing system (CCS).

It also aim to simulate the conduct of election (deployment, voting, and consolidation) and transmission procedures.

The poll body also want to develop public confidence and acceptance of the Automated Filing System (AES).

Over 25 thousand registered voters are expected to take part in the mock elections.

The coverage areas for the mock elections and other relevant data include the following:

Cities and municipalities in Luzon:

City /Municipality Barangay Total Voters
Taguig City Tuktukan 602
Western Bicutan 694
Pateros Poblacion 531
Aguilar 753
Quezon City (1st District) Bagong Pag-asa 763
San isidro Labrador 706
Manila City (5th district) Brgy 669 363
Bgy 649 763
Dagupan City Poblacion Oeste 639
Pugaro 757
Alaminos Poblacion 789
Linmansangan 642
Tuguegarao Centro 1 (Poblacion) 461
Nambalan Norte 377
Aparri Centro 1 (Poblacion) 474
Paddaya 468
Sorsogon City Poblacion 694
Osiao 541
Matnog Camcaman (Pob) 723
Calintaan 745

Cities and municipalities in Visayas and Mindanao:

City /Municipality Barangay Total Voters
Kalibo Poblacion 776
Linabuan 661
Malay Poblacion 468
Balabag 712
Cebu City (1st District) Mabolo 799
Lusaran 779
Santander Poblacion 648
Cabutongan 442
Dipolog City Bgy Central (Pob) 570
Sinaman 710
Sindangan Poblacion 689
Tinaplan 386
GeneralSantos Dadiangas East 703
San Jose 626
Surallah Libertad 737
Canahay (Godwino) 625
Jolo San Reymundo 610
Tulay 518
Lamitan City Malinis 569
Parangbasak 786

In the Comelec table it showed the mock elections will sample a total of 25,609 voters but checking our total here only came up to 25,299 or a difference of 310.


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