Tag: Cayman Islands Elections Office

CPR petition fully verified

CPR petition fully verified

| 11/09/2019 | 92 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office confirmed Wednesday evening that the petition calling for a referendum on the proposed cruise berthing project has been completely verified. Officials said they had received signature verification forms from 5,305 registered voters, exceeding the 5,292 names needed to satisfy section 70 of the Cayman Islands Constitution. After heroic effort by campaigners, […]

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99% of petition names confirmed

99% of petition names confirmed

| 10/09/2019 | 81 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has now verified 99% of the required number of signatures on the petition calling for a referendum on the question of government’s proposed cruise berthing facility. As the full verification becomes tantalizingly close, officials said that as of 11:00am on Monday 9 September, there were just 56 more names to confirm […]

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Petition verification process nears completion

Petition verification process nears completion

| 06/09/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has now verified 5,204 signatures on the Cruise Port Referendum petition and only needs to check 91 more to trigger a national poll on the government’s cruise port plans. According to the Cayman Islands Constitution, section 70, there must be a referendum on matters of national importance if at least 25% […]

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Just 145 more verified signatures to meet target

Just 145 more verified signatures to meet target

| 04/09/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Elections Office is conducting a final push to verify Cruise Port Referendum signatures, as only 145 more are needed to meet the target of 25% of registered voters to trigger the national poll on government’s cruise port plans. There are still 645 signatures that have been submitted but not yet verified, […]

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Over 5,000 names verified on petition

Over 5,000 names verified on petition

| 30/08/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has now confirmed 5,077 of the signatures on the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on the question of the government’s proposed cruise berthing project. In the latest update, officials said that almost 96% of the number of signatures from registered voters needed to trigger the national poll had been confirmed […]

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Near 94% of petition verified

Near 94% of petition verified

| 26/08/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Elections officials have verified 4,960 signatures calling for a referendum on the question of government’s proposed cruise berthing project in the George Town Harbour. By 4pm on Saturday, the office had just 332 names left to check in order to reach the required 25% of the electorate to trigger the national vote. The campaigners […]

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Referendum edges ever closer

Referendum edges ever closer

| 20/08/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): By Monday evening the Elections Office had confirmed 4,772 of the signatures on the petition calling for a people’s referendum on the question of government’s proposed cruise berthing project in George Town, which is more than 90% of the number required. Just 520 more are needed to reach the target of 25% of registered […]

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CPR petition over 85% confirmed

CPR petition over 85% confirmed

| 13/08/2019 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The petition calling for a people’s initiated referendum on the controversial question of the cruise berthing project in George Town Harbour has surpassed the 85% mark in the verification process according to the latest update from the elections office. As of 8pm on Monday the team had confirmed the names of 4,501 people with […]

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Fewer than 900 names needed to confirm petition

Fewer than 900 names needed to confirm petition

| 12/08/2019 | 47 Comments

(CNS): More than 83% of the signatures on the Cruise Port Referendum petition required to trigger the poll have now been verified by the Elections Office, and just 879 more are needed to force a national vote on the government’s controversial cruise port project. Despite serious concerns that people who had signed the petition and […]

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80% of petition confirmed

80% of petition confirmed

| 06/08/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): The prospect of a people-initiated referendum on the cruise project is inching towards a reality, as the Elections Office revealed Tuesday that it has now verified 80% of the signatures on the petition required to trigger the poll. In the latest update on the petition calling for a referendum on government’s cruise proposal, officials […]

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Cruise petition at three-quarter mark

Cruise petition at three-quarter mark

| 05/08/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has verified around 75% of the petition calling for a people’s referendum on the cruise berthing project. By Saturday afternoon the signatures of 3,958 people were confirmed, leaving just over 1,300 verified signatures needed to trigger the national vote. Following last week’s press conference, the premier indicated that the petition would […]

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