According to a poll volunteer, the military has allegedly taken over the duties of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) in Maguindanao. The BEI members have allegedly backed out due to the killing of an election supervisor.

Meanwhile, the Barangay Captain of Barangay Tiptipon, Panglima Estino, Sulu, was one of the casualties in a scuffle that ensued between the supporters of two Estino siblings in conflict. The Barangay Captain is a known supporter of Hadji Kadil Estino, incumbent board member and adversary of incumbent Panglima Estino mayor Hadji Munib Estino.