Comelec-Western Visayas urges candidates to voluntarily take down campaign materials

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The Commission on Elections in Western Visayas has called on all barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan candidates to voluntarily remove their campaign materials.

Comelec-6 Assistant Regional Director Tomas Valera on May 14 warned the campaign materials can clog waterways during the rainy season if they are not removed.

Valera also urged local government units to “initiate clean-up to remove the different campaign materials.”

He also said the Comelec earlier directed election officers to remove illegal campaign posters.

Candidate were only allowed to post campaign materials in common poster areas.