center_img 4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental town Bodjie Pascua slams Palace stance on making Dengvaxia usable again Bodjie Pascua slams Palace stance on making Dengvaxia usable again Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal LATEST STORIES Voting in the special precinct in the Food Court of SM City Cebu began at 7 a.m., the same time as every polling precinct across the country.MORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateMORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateAssistanceBut voting at the mall ended at 12:15 p.m. or more than two hours ahead of the 3 p.m. cut-off period.Out of the 75 voters, two two backed out due to health issues.Comelec personnel fetched the selected seniors and PWDs from their homes and dropped them off at the mall entrance.ADVERTISEMENT THE 71 senior citizens and two persons with disabilities (PWDs) of barangay Mabolo who were picked to cast their votes in SM City Cebu agreed it was a pleasant experience.“Mas nindot ibotar diri kay ighuman, suroy diretso (It’s nicer to vote here because I can explore the mall after),” said 72-year-old Corazon Veloria, the last voter who arrived from Leyte after celebrating her mother’s 93rd birthday.ADVERTISEMENT Others who went to the mall only to wind up inconvenienced were 82-year-old wheelchair-bound Dulce Savillon, 82, a resident of barangay Sambag II.She was supposed to vote at Abellana National High School’s second floor.Savillon’s family said they heard an advisory on the radio saying that seniors may vote at the special precinct in SM City Cebu.Re-clusteringBecause the school had no ramp leading to the second floor, the family opted to bring Savillon to SM.Mabolo Senior Citizens Association President Raymundo Biaras said only Mabolo residents who signed consent forms two weeks ago were allowed to vote in the special precinct. With Correspondents Fe Marie Dumaboc and Christine EstrellaRead Nextlast_img

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