Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Roseau City Council Election Notice

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS INFORMED THAT THE UNDERMENTIONED PERSONS ARE APPOINTED ELECTION OFFICERS FOR THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL GENERAL ELECTION, SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013, 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
KINGSHILL
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 - MS. DAPHNE RICHARDS
56 POTTERS STREET,
POTTERSVILLE
WARD IV: RETURNING OFFICER - MISS RITA GRAHAM
FOND COLE
ASSISTANT RETURNING OFFICER - MRS. VICTORIA JOSEPH
STOCK FARM

NOMINATION DAY IS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013. 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, CORNER OF TURKEY LANE AND INDEPENDENCE STREET, ROSEAU
WARD II: THE ELECTORAL OFFICE, CORNER OF TURKEY LANE AND INDEPENDENCE 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THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY DOLLARS ($120.00) IN CASH, AND IF HE FAILS TO DO SO, HE SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE WITHDRAWN.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 THE OBJECTION.

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 18, 2013.

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 19, 2013 AT 9:00 A.M.

 

CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER