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Tag: Elections Office

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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Election queries to be heard behind closed doors

Election queries to be heard behind closed doors

| 10/04/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS Elections): Chief Justice Anthony Smellie will hear challenges this week to candidates nominated last month who may not be qualified, but the hearings will be behind closed doors. Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell has raised questions about the eligibility of three candidates that he wants [...]

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Four candidates’ qualifications in question

Four candidates’ qualifications in question

| 04/04/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS Elections): The election authorities are understood to be examining questions surrounding at least four candidates in several constituencies who were nominated to run as independent candidates in the May General Election. Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell said that he could not “reveal th [...]

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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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63 candidates line up for 2017 race to the LA

63 candidates line up for 2017 race to the LA

| 29/03/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Elections): The finally tally after nominations closed Wednesday for the May 2017 General Election was 63 candidates. This included 15 Progressives, eleven running with the Cayman Democratic Party and 37 people declaring themselves as independent candidates, including the current education mini [...]

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Elections Office opens mobile and postal voting

Elections Office opens mobile and postal voting

| 28/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Elections): Registered voters have until Friday, 12 May, to apply for either a postal vote or a mobile vote and the election’s office is urging people to make their applications as soon as possible. Anyone who is entitled to vote but who will be off-island on polling day, 24 May, can appl [...]

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