Duterte names new Comelec Commissioner

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 20) — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Marlon Casquejo as commissioner of the Commission on Elections effective immediately, Malacañang announced Wednesday.

Casquejo, who is the poll body's assistant regional director for Davao, will take the post vacated by retired Commissioner Christian Robert Lim. He will serve until February 2, 2025.

Duterte signed Casquejo's appointment papers on June 18. He will join Acting Chair Sheriff Abas and Commissioners Luie Tito Guia, Rowena Amelia Guanzon, Al Parreño, and Socorro Balinghasay-Inting in the poll body.