Educating young Filipinos on the importance of voting is crucial as the May 2022 elections near.

According to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), first-time voters aged 18 to 21 years old exceeded four million.

The poll body also reported that young Filipino voters comprise 52 percent of the total registered voters. “Each and every vote is important that’s why we should give enough attention to our voter registration and voters’ education efforts,” underscored University of the Philippines Professor and Far Eastern University (FEU) Public Policy Center (FPPC) Consultant Justin Muyot during a virtual forum hosted by the Ateneo School of Government and FEU TAMang Boto.

Read more in Manila Bulletin

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