Archive for March 30th, 2017

Elections Office turns to candidate qualification

Elections Office turns to candidate qualification

| 30/03/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS Elections): With 63 people seeking election in May, officials from the Elections Office will now spend the next two days ensuring that all of them are qualified to stand, as several question have been raised around a small number of would-be politicians, officials have confirmed. Following chan [...]

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Women make up 25.3% of election field

Women make up 25.3% of election field

| 30/03/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS Elections): Just over a quarter of the candidates nominated for the 2017 General Election are women, which is a promising advance on the road to political equality. But given that women make up more than half of the population, they are still under-represented at the ballot box. Of the sixteen [...]

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Looking at your choices after Nomination Day

Looking at your choices after Nomination Day

| 30/03/2017 | 63 Comments
(CNS Elections): After months of speculation, we now all know which candidates are running in which districts. Yesterday was the day that anyone wanting to run in the 2017 General Elections had to be nominated, and while candidates can still drop out, no one else can enter the political fray. So, ar [...]

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