Tag: Elections Office

Final turnout just short of 75% of voters

Final turnout just short of 75% of voters

| 24/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Election): More than 15,860 voters took part in the Cayman Islands first ever election under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single-member constituencies, representing a national turnout of just under 75%. While this was slightly less than previous elections, the numbers diffe [...]

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50% of votes already in

50% of votes already in

| 24/05/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Election): More than half of the 21,212 people eligible to vote had already been to the polling stations by noon Wednesday, in what officials are hoping will be a great turnout for this historic Election Day. All nineteen constituencies had seen considerable traffic by lunchtime, and apart from [...]

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And they’re off!

And they’re off!

| 24/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Election): The polls have now opened in Cayman’s historic General Election, when for the first time the more than 20,000 people on the electoral register will have just one vote to cast for one candidate in each of the 19 different constituencies in a first past the post race. Election [...]

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Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

| 23/05/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Local newspaper, The Cayman Reporter, made a number of errors in listing the polling stations in its printed supplement and the Elections Office is concerned that, as a result, people will go to the wrong place tomorrow to cast their vote. The locations of eleven polling stations are incorrec [...]

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Cops investigating handful of election complaints

Cops investigating handful of election complaints

| 16/05/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS Elections): The Elections Office has confirmed that it has received only around half a dozen complaints of election skullduggery. The cases have been passed on to the RCIPS, which is now investigating the allegations, mostly about excessive ‘treating’, possible pushing over into vot [...]

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New voter IDs available after Easter break

New voter IDs available after Easter break

| 14/04/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS Elections): The Elections Office will begin issuing the new voter registration cards on Tuesday, 18 April. The ID cards can be collected from the Elections Office at the Smith Road Centre, 150 Smith Road, or from the locations listed below. The new cards will replace all previously issued voter [...]

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Over 200 voters dropped from the register

Over 200 voters dropped from the register

| 13/04/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Following the process of objections, the Elections Office has published the final voters list for Cayman’s 2017 General Election on 24 May. The final tally of cleared voters is 21,226 people after 234 names were removed for a number of reasons, such as voters being registered with menta [...]

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Candidates must reveal government work

Candidates must reveal government work

| 11/04/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Elections): All candidates running for office in the 24 May General Election must reveal any work they or a business they own or have some financial stake in are doing with government. The law requires all government contracts held by or connected to candidates to be published in a government g [...]

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Election office under pressure as challenges delayed

Election office under pressure as challenges delayed

| 11/04/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The chief justice will begin hearing challenges by the Elections Office to the nomination of Mario Rankin to stand as a candidate in Newlands on Thursday, while those relating to Alric Lindsay and Nickolas DaCosta will now take place on Tuesday after the senior judge granted an adjournment to [...]

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Mobile voting to take place week before election

Mobile voting to take place week before election

| 10/04/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Elections): Mobile voting will take place over a four-day period the week before Election Day in all 19 single-member constituencies, election officials announced Monday. Each district has been assigned one mobile voting station and a mobile polling day between 16-19 May. The mobile voting appl [...]

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