Electoral Department Ready For Polling Day

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With less than 24 hours to go before the May 24 General Elections, the Electoral Department has been a hive of activity, with the management and staff pulling out all the stops, ensuring that it is ready for polling day. This disclosure has come from the Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor, who said the Electoral Department has been extremely busy …

Presentation Of Identification On Election Day

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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 …

Prohibited Devices At Polling Station

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Voters have been advised that the use of all communication devices, such as smart phones, smart watches and smart pens, is prohibited in the polling station on polling day. According to the Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor, communication devices and all other personal effects must be left at the desk before proceeding to the polling booth. Ms. Taylor stated that …

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 …