Comelec sets plebiscite that will divide Palawan into 3 provinces on May 11, 2020

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Published November 15, 2019, 2:19 PM

By Leslie Ann Aquino 

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said the plebiscite to ratify the division of the province of Palawan into Palawan del Norte, Palawan Oriental, and Palawan del Sur will be held on May 11, 2020.

Commission on Elections (MANILA BULLETIN)

This was in accordance to Republic Act No. 11259 which provides that the plebiscite should be held on the second Monday of May 2020.

In Comelec Resolution No. 10620, the poll body announced that the casting of votes shall be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The counting of votes shall immediately follow after the close of voting hours, said the Comelec.

In the said resolution, the Comelec enumerated the calendar of activities for the plebiscite as

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