MANILA, Philippines — The municipality of Calaca in Batangas is now formally a metropolis, mentioned the Fee on Elections (Comelec) on Sunday after over 29,000 of its residents voted for cityhood.
Based on Comelec spokesperson Rex Laudiangco, 29,424 voted “sure” for the conversion of the municipality right into a part metropolis of Batangas by advantage of Republic Act No. 11545, solely 3,781 voters, then again, voted “no.”
This, mentioned Laudiangco translated to a “very excessive” plebiscite turnout of 56.39 % or 33,205 out of the 58,881 complete registered voters collaborating on this Saturday’s Electoral Train.
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