Failure of elections declared in Lanao precinct

Posted at 05/15/13 5:39 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Failure of elections was declared at a polling precinct in Lanao del Sur, an election officer said Tuesday.

Acting election supervisor Atty. Fidzgar Julie said members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) informed them that no one was able to vote at Precinct 44 in Maguing town last Monday.

This, after tension ensued among supporters of two opposing candidates.

Julie said they are waiting for a resolution from the Comelec en banc on when they will conduct a special elections at the said precinct.

Lanao del Sur is among the key areas known for experiencing failure of elections. -- Report from Ronnie Enderes, ABS-CBN News Iligan