Guam - The Guam Election Commission's board of directors will meet on Monday, during which time they're expected to be presented with the applications and petitions for the six candidates that filed for the special election. Running under the Democrat ticket are Sarah Thomas Nededog, Martin Benavente, Arthur DeOro and Roque Aguon. On the Republican side are William Sarmiento and Tony Ada.
GEC Executive Director John Blas told KUAM News, "The staff are going through the petitions submitted by the potential candidates. We need to go through the petition process to ensure that the signatures on the petitions are actually valid in terms of being registered voters."
The GEC is using funds from it current budget for the March 20 special election, which is estimated to cost about $175,000.