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Comelec sees new voters reaching 4M

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has said that new voters for the May 2025 elections might reach 4 million, surpassing the poll body’s target of 3.5 million.

Comelec  recorded 3,776,971 applicants for new voters from February 12 to June 18. Of which,1,889,788 were women and 1,887,183 were men.

It was only in May when the  Comelec  met its three million projected voter registrants for the ongoing registration period.

Calabarzon logged the most number  of new voters with 651,481, followed by the National Capital Region with 527,334, and Central Luzon with 442,848.

Having the lowest number of registrants are the Cordillera Administrative Region with 49,217, Caraga with 96,079, and Mimaropa with 96,847.  Voter registration runs until September 30.

Editor’s Note: This is an updated article. Originally posted with the headline New voters could reach 4 million — Comelec  

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