The general public is informed that the under-mentioned persons are appointed election officers for the Roseau City Council General Election, scheduled for Monday, November 14, 2016, pursuant to Section 29 (1) of the Roseau City Council Act, Chap 25:01 of the Revised Laws of Dominica, 1990 Edition:
Ward I: Returning Officer - Ms. Anna Warner
31 Victoria Street, Newtown
Assistant Returning Officer - Mrs. Norma Payne- St. John
Ward II: Returning Officer - Ms. Josephine Lewis
73 Bath Road, Roseau
Assistant Returning Officer - Miss Cheryl Tavernier
20 Kennedy Avenue, Roseau
Ward III: Returning Officer - Miss Genevieve Guye
22 Rose Street, Goodwill
Assistant Returning Officer - Mrs. Alex Phillip
5 Terrel’s Lane, Goodwill
Ward IV: Returning Officer - Miss Rita Graham
Assistant Returning Officer - Mrs. Victoria Joseph
Nomination Day is Tuesday, October 25, 2016. On that day, prospective candidates must obtain the nomination papers from the Returning Officers, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the following places:
Ward I: The Electoral Office, Jewel Street, Roseau
Ward II: The Electoral Office, Jewel Street, Roseau
Ward III: The Alpha Centre Conference Room, Mc Intyre Lane, Goodwill
Ward IV: The Fond Cole Community Centre, Fond Cole
Every candidate for the election, must be nominated in writing on the
nomination paper by six (6) electors qualified to vote in the ward for
which he/she is seeking to be elected.
The person nominated must consent to the nomination in writing, on the
nomination paper. The said nomination paper must be handed to the Returning
Officer no later than 4:00 p.m. on nomination day.
A candidate for the election or someone on his behalf must deposit with
the Returning Officer on or before the date of his nomination, the sum
of one hundred and twenty dollars ($120.00) in cash, and if he fails to do
so, he shall be deemed to have withdrawn.
Any person whose name appears on the register of voters for the city may
object to the nomination of any candidate for the election, as not being
duly qualified, and the Returning Officer shall decide the validity of
In the event of the poll being contested, the poll will take place
between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday,
November 14, 2016.
The preliminary counting of the votes will take place after the close of
the poll and the results announced from the office of the
Returning Officer in each Ward.
The final count will take place at the Electoral Office, on
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.