Tag: election observers

Cayman advised to review voter restrictions

Cayman advised to review voter restrictions

| 14/07/2017 | 60 Comments
(CNS): Election observers who came to watch the May 2017 election have advised government to make changes to restrictions on voters and widen the franchise to include long-term residents. In their final report on the mission, the Commonwealth observers made a number of recommendations about improvin [...]

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Flapping tents worst local observers could find

Flapping tents worst local observers could find

| 04/06/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): With the exception of poor lighting, some sign issues in George Town Central and tents flapping in the wind, the local election observers could find very little to fault on election day, according to their brief report. Alongside the CPA independent election observer mission, the Elections Of [...]

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Election cash could fuel next controversy

Election cash could fuel next controversy

| 30/05/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): All 61 candidates who campaigned in the elections now have until the end of June to complete their reports on the cash they spent over the eight weeks between Nomination Day and the General Election on 24 May. But the issue could prove to be the next controversial topic following the election [...]

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Observers commend free and fair election

Observers commend free and fair election

| 26/05/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Voters in the Cayman Islands can have confidence in the result of Wednesday’s election, the team of international observers confirmed Friday, as they commended the process and gave the entire election the seal of approval. The mission of six observers, led by Steve Rodan, the president [...]

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Caymanian pursues HR complaint over vote denial

Caymanian pursues HR complaint over vote denial

| 26/05/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): A human rights complaint has been made alleging that almost 500 Caymanians were denied the right to vote because of the misinterpretation of the Elections Law regarding residency requirements. The Caymanian complainant has also asked the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association elections observ [...]

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