Electoral & Boundaries Commission Delays In Counting Votes

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The Chief Electoral Officer was mandated by a court order late on the afternoon of Thursday, May 24, to add 18 persons to the Register of Electors. Preparing the Addendum to facilitate this process and distributing the registers to various polling stations in several constituencies resulted in a delay in the close of poll in these constituencies. The vehicles and …

Only Deceased Deleted From Electors Register

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Only persons who have been confirmed by the Registrar as deceased are deleted from the Register of Electors. This was confirmed by Chief Electoral Officer, Angela Taylor, as she recently addressed a press conference held at Warrens Tower II, in reference to reports that hundreds of persons have been deleted from the List of Electors. Ms. Taylor stated that there …

No Paraphernalia & Congregating On Election Day

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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

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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 …

Electors May View Polling Stations Online

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The Electoral and Boundaries Commission has advised electors that they may now view the polling station at which they are required to vote in the upcoming general elections, on Thursday, May 24. Electors may do so by logging on to the Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s website, going to the Chatbot, which is on the lower right hand corner, and typing …

Employees Must Have Reasonable Period For Voting

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Employers are reminded that on polling day, Thursday, May 24, they must allow every elector in their employ a reasonable period of not less than one hour for voting. According to the Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor, employers must not make any deductions from wages, salaries or any other remuneration, or impose upon the elector any penalty due to their …

Registration Centres To Close December 14

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The Electoral and Boundaries Commission-Electoral Department has advised that the Constituency Registration Centres around the island will be closed from Thursday, December 14. The centres will resume services on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. They will be opened on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. joycspring@gmail.com See also: READ MORE Electoral & Boundaries Commission Delays… anemptytextlline READ MORE Electoral …