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Tag: Nickolas DaCosta

Youngest candidate ‘regrettably’ out of race

Youngest candidate ‘regrettably’ out of race

| 19/04/2017 | 231 Comments
(CNS): The court has ruled that Nickolas DaCosta, the youngest candidate to be nominated for the 2017 election campaign, is not qualified to run for office because of his dual citizenship, which he has by descent. In a surprising decision, given his previous ruling in the Hewitt v. Rivers case, Chie [...]

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Election queries to be heard behind closed doors

Election queries to be heard behind closed doors

| 10/04/2017
(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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