No less than 39,000 newly qualified voters are now registered ready to vote during the next election which will elected a new president and local officials as well, from governors to mayors
Provl Comeles supervisor ElyLavaria told dyRD Balita that Tagbilaran City has the most number of newly qualified voters totaling to 4,676 at the closing of registration last Monday
Provincewide, covering the three congressional districts are 39,298 new voters registered, the Comelec reported last Friday.
The second district registered the most number of new voters with 14,859 followed by the first district with 13,739. The 3rd congressional district had 10,700 new voters.
In the top ten with the highest number of newly qualified voters are: Tagbilaran, 4,676 voters; Talibon, 3,135 voters; Ubay, 2,333 voters; Panglao, 1,580 voters; Tubigon, 1,571 voters; Inabanga, 1,415 voters; Jagna, 1,177 voters; Trinidad, 1,156 voters; Buenavista, 1,045 voters and Loon, 1,037 voters.
Sikatuna town has the least number of new voters with only 172.
Meanwhile, for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK), Talibon registered with most number of new voters at 1,440 followed by Ubay with 1,400 and Carmen with 1,293.
Included in the top 5 were Inabanga with 1,241 voters and Loon, 1,065 voters.
Tagbilaran City surprisingly had 504 new voters only.
Comelec expects a heavy turnout of voters in the 2022 polls considering that it will be a presidential and local election.