Comelec: Registered voters for 2022 polls could hit 61M

The number of voters for next year's elections is seen to hit over 60 million

6/23/2021 5:00:00 PM

The number of voters for next year's elections is seen to hit over 60 million

The number of voters for next year's elections is seen to hit over 60 million.

[Translation: At present, our estimates show there are 60 million voters and this may reach 61 million by May 2022.]Of the 60,117,780 registered voters, more than 58 million are existing voters, 1.2 million are newly registered individuals, and 816,183 are first-time voters who are turning 18 years old in May 2022, according to the latest data from the poll body.

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Meanwhile, 2,704 were deactivated after failing to vote during the last two elections; 67,981 registrations were canceled due to death; 66,069 were delisted after transferring jurisdiction; 17,108 were removed due to double registration; and 2,562 were eliminated due to double entry.

The Comelec targets to have at least 62 million registered voters for the 2022 polls. Registration ends on September 30, 2021.For faster processing, the agency recently launched a mobile app that can be downloaded through the link provided on the Comelec's social media pages. This can be accessed with any smartphone even when offline.

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