Early Closure Of Schools On Eve Of Elections

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation advises principals and other members of the public that all public nursery, primary and secondary schools and tertiary institutions will close early at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23. This closure is to allow the personnel from the Electoral and Boundaries Commission to undertake the necessary preparations for the General Elections, which …

Some Polyclinics Closed On Election Day

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is advised that a number of polyclinics will be used as polling stations on Election Day, Thursday, May 24. As a result, medical services at these facilities will be suspended from midday, Wednesday, May 23, and all day on Election Day. They are the Glebe Polyclinic, Glebe Land, St. George; Eunice Gibson Polyclinic, Warrens, St. Michael; Edgar Cochrane …

Presentation Of Identification On Election Day

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Registered electors are reminded that they should take their Identification Card when attending the polling stations at which they are entitled to vote. According to Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor, Identification Cards may be used even if they have been issued in excess of 10 years. Mrs. Taylor said any elector who lost or misplaced his or her Identification Card …

Electoral To Be Info Centre On Polling Day

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The Electoral Department, Warrens Tower II, Warrens, St. Michael, will function as an Information Centre, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on polling day, to assist electors in locating their polling stations. For information on the location of his/her polling station, a voter should call 535-4800 or 535-4853. In addition,  the voter may call 535-4875 and enter his/her identification number …

No Paraphernalia & Congregating On Election Day

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Members of the public are advised that on Election Day, the use of loudspeakers, bunting, bands of music, flags, party badges, or any such paraphernalia as political propaganda, is forbidden. In addition, during polling hours, no person should assemble or congregate within 100 yards of any polling station. For more information on Election Day Regulations, persons should call the Electoral …

Assistance For The Disabled On Voting Day

Joy Springer Top Stories

Voters who are blind or otherwise physically incapacitated, who declare they are illiterate, or are mentally challenged, are advised that they may request assistance from the Presiding Officer at their assigned polling station on Voting Day, Thursday, May 24. The blind or physically incapacitated voter must make an oral declaration at the door of the polling station and a written …

Election Preparations Going Well

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Preparations for Barbados’ General Elections, which will be held on Thursday, May 24, are going well, with the staff of the Electoral Department working around the clock to complete necessary tasks to ensure things go smoothly on the day. This disclosure has come from Chairman of the Electoral and Boundaries Commission, John Haynes, who said the organisation had done all …

Preliminary List May Be Viewed Up To May 7

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Eligible voters whose names do not appear on the Preliminary List of Electors, which was published on Monday, April 30, are reminded that they must be registered by Monday, May 7, which is the last day for registration for the May 24 General Elections. The Preliminary List of Electors may be inspected at the Revising/Registration Centres until Monday, May 7, …

Check Preliminary List Of Electors From May 2

Sharon Austin Top Stories

All eligible persons are encouraged to check the Preliminary List of Electors, which was published on Monday, April 30, to ensure that they are registered to vote. The List may be inspected at the Revising/Registration Centres from Wednesday, May 2, until Monday, May 7, with the exception of Sunday, May 6, between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. For a list of …