Guam - With just about two
months until the Decision 2012 General Election, the Guam Election Commission
is set to meet tomorrow for candidates in the partisan races to draw numbers
determining their placement on the General Election ballot. And with 15 seats
up for the 32nd Guam Legislature, Maria Pangelinan says it could affect who
comes out on top.
The GEC's executive director told KUAM News, "Maybe its
perceived that if you're number one, you have a better chance of being elected
or if your n umber two or so, or maybe if you're number 15 because its at the
beginning and at the end of the ballot, maybe that's it."
The placement for the non-partisan races such as Public Auditor, the
Guam Education Board and the Consolidated Commission on Utilities will be held
at a later time. Pangelinan meanwhile is still encouraging residents to
register to vote saying she wants to hit at least the 50,000 mark come November.
She says there are several opportunities for people to vote from in-office
voting, homebound voting, curbside voting, casting absentee ballots and for the
first time having assistive technology devices in every precinct to ensure
every potential voter has access to voting.
She says about 600 voters in the primary used at least one of