NAMFREL says Baliwag plebiscite peaceful, transparent

ANFREL member in the Philippines, the National Citizens' Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) observed a plebiscite on 17 December 2022 seeking the conversion of the municipality of Baliwag, Bulacan into a component city.

NAMFREL said the process went smoothly and peacefully with no untoward incident observed. The closing and counting processes were transparent.

NAMFREL deployed an Election Expert Mission (EEM) to look into the issues surrounding the electoral exercise and observe the process on plebiscite day.

A final report will be submitted to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on the findings of the observation where areas that could be further strengthened will be identified.

Read the NAMFREL updates here: Update #01 | Update #02




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