Tag: Wesley Howell

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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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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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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Error sets back claims and objections hearings

Error sets back claims and objections hearings

| 17/03/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell has accepted full responsibility for what was described by his office as “an administrative oversight” that has caused the hearings of claims and objections against the revised list of electors to move to the first week of April. The hearings were sch [...]

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