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Reporter aims to rectify blunder

Reporter aims to rectify blunder

| 24/05/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Election): The Cayman Reporter said it was aware of the mistakes it made in its election supplement by listing eleven out of 19 polling locations incorrectly. The paper’s officials said it was “human error” but they were unable to print the correct polling stations in the Tue [...]

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Police refute allegations of candidate’s arrest

Police refute allegations of candidate’s arrest

| 24/05/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS Elections): Allegations that PPM candidate Joey Hew, who is standing in George Town North, was arrested for irregularities around the polling station were categorically refuted by the police and Hew also said he had not been arrested. Persistent allegations on social media all morning, apparent [...]

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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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The where, when, what and how of voting day

The where, when, what and how of voting day

| 23/05/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Election): When the polls open at 7am Wednesday, 24 May, Cayman will begin the process of voting for a government for the first time under the equitable system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single-member constituencies. In this historic election, every voter has just one vote to choose [...]

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Police outline road closures to facilitate voting

Police outline road closures to facilitate voting

| 23/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Election): A number of roads close to polling stations will be blocked Wednesday in order to facilitate the voting and exclusion zones. In West Bay, West Church Street will be closed from the 4-Way junction to Elizabeth Street. In central George Town, Fort Street will be closed from Albert Pan [...]

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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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Election watchers have access to all areas in Cayman

Election watchers have access to all areas in Cayman

| 23/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Election): The team of election observers who have come to the Cayman Islands have wide access to watch the national ballot. Led by Stephen Rodan, the mission members said they would be looking at the full process, which includes campaigning as well as the main event tomorrow, so that the publi [...]

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HRC stresses importance of right to vote

HRC stresses importance of right to vote

| 22/05/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Election): The people of the Cayman Islands now enjoy universal adult suffrage and the opportunity to participate in the democratic process but the Human Rights Commission said it was a hard fought process to get there. Stressing the importance of the constitutional right to vote, the commissi [...]

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Booze stores and bars closed on Election Day

Booze stores and bars closed on Election Day

| 22/05/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Election): In the hopes that voters will make sober decisions on General Election Day, liquor stores and bars throughout Cayman will be closed between 7am and 7pm on Wednesday, 24 May. Officials from the Department of Commerce and Investment reminded all liquor licence holders that section 91 o [...]

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