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Voters in St. George North who are blind or otherwise physically incapacitated or who declare they are illiterate, or who are mentally challenged, are advised that they may request assistance from the Presiding Officer at the polling station on polling day, Wednesday, November 11.

The blind or physically incapacitated voter must make an oral declaration at the door of the polling station and a written declaration on a special form. The Presiding Officer must record the particulars of such voters.

The Electoral and Boundaries Commission has further advised blind and other physically incapacitated voters that they can also choose to be assisted by a companion at the polling station. Companions, who must be 18 years or older, can assist no more than two persons in the constituency.

The Presiding Officer must also record the particulars of the companions.

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