Time passes by so quickly. Kuwait’s absentee voters’ turnout in the 2013 Philippine elections had Senator Mary Grace Poe leading. This year here in Kuwait, another Overseas Absentee Voters registration was held.
Although in 2013, only 8 percent of the estimated number of registered voters in Kuwait actually affirmed their right to suffrage or right to vote, it will always be one for the books. Why do I think so? Overseas Absentee Voting for me is not only about getting higher percent of voters, although that’s a plus factor; it is more about us, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) being given the chance to choose and vote for the political candidate whom we think can help our home country, the Philippines.
Fellow OFWs here in Kuwait, let our voices be heard on May 2016! Proud to be Filipino!