Guam - The for-profit bingo initiative proponents submitted its third batch of signatures to the Guam Election Commission in hopes to get their proposal on the Decision 2012 election ballot. GEC executive director Maria Pangelinan says the agency will begin reviewing and verifying more than 5,000 signatures submitted so far.

The proponents, the Guam Japan Friendship Village, wants to open for profit bingo at the Guam Greyhound Park. In the meantime, the GEC is still looking for 290 precinct officials to help operate the 58 village precincts during the primary election. The next GEC board meeting is on July 7, during which time members will discuss the certification of candidates as well as ballot assignments.