By: Abigail Kwok
June 4, 2009
Musicians including Chito Miranda of Parokya ni Edgar, Kamikazee vocalist Jay Contreras, and singer Luke Mejares registered for the 2010 elections on Wednesday during the Rock the Vote concert organized by the advocacy group Register and Vote.
Filipino rock artists staged a benefit concert in the village of Tatalon in Quezon City as a way of encouraging Filipinos, especially the youth, to go out and vote.
“Napag-usapan namin ni Chito na magpaparehistro talaga kami para sa darating na eleksiyon,” Contreras said. “Iba talaga pag me anak ka na e. Naisip ko talaga na kumilos para sa kinabukasan ng anak ko.”
The Register and Vote (RV) bus has brought residents to Comelec registration centers to make voting enlisting easier. The RV bus is expected to go to Naga, Cebu, Pampanga, Zamboanga, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, Pangasinan, and possibly abroad for overseas absentee voters.
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