Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

2014 Election Notice

The general public is informed that the undermentioned persons are appointed Returning Offices for the House of Assembly General Elections, in accordance with Section 6 (1) of the House of Assembly (Elections) Act, Chapter 2:01 of the Revised Laws of Dominica, 1990, Election.

Returning OfficerConstituencies
Octavia Alfred Castle Bruce
Rosette Bertrand Colihaut
Osborne Wallace Cottage
John Roach GrandBay
Cecilia Isaac La Plaine
Stephen Joseph Mahaut
Alvin Abraham Marigot
Gweneth Anselm Morne Jaune/Riviere Cyrique
Nardine Paul Paix Bouche
Timothy Moses Petite Savanne
Anita Rodney Portsmouth
Josephine Lewis Roseau Central
Genevieve Guye Roseau North
Anna Warner Roseau South
Merrill Matthew Roseau Valley
Glenroy Toussaint Salisbury
Kathleen Auguiste Jno. Lewis Salybia
Anthony Joseph St. Joseph
Jerome Bardouille Soufriere
Theresa Royer Vieille Case
Martha Carbon Wesley

Nomination day is 19th November 2014 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Prospective candidates must deliver, or cause to be delivered to the Returning Officer of the Constituency for which he/she seeks to be elected, a Statutory Declaration of his/her qualification, and his/her consent in writing to the Nomination, together with a deposit of five hundred dollars ($500.00) in cash, at the place fixed for nomination.

The nomination centres are as follows:

ConstituenciesNomination Centres
Castle Bruce Castle Bruce Village Council Office
Colihaut Colihaut Village Council Office
Cottage Cottage Community Centre
GrandBay Grand Bay Village Council Office
La Plaine Delices Police Station
Mahaut Mahaut Village Council Office
Marigot Marigot Police Station
Morne Jaune/Riviere Cyrique Grand Fond Village Council Office
Paix Bouche Paix Bouche Village Council Office
Petite Savanne Petite Savanne Village Council Office
Portsmouth Portsmouth Town Council Office
Roseau Central Electoral Office
Roseau North Alpha Centre
Roseau South Newtown Community Centre
Roseau Valley House of Colbert Pinard
Salisbury Salisbury Police Station
Salybia Carib Council Office
St. Joseph St. Joseph Community Centre
Soufriere Soufriere Police Station
Vieille Case Vieille Case Credit Union
Wesley Wesley Police Station

The attention of the public, candidates in particular, are asked to take note of these requirements:

  1. Every Candidate for Election:
    1. must be nominated in writing by not less than six Registered Electors of the Constituency for which he/she seeks to be elected.
    2. must consent in writing to such nomination in Form 12.
    1. must at the time of his/her nomination deliver, or cause to be delivered to the Returning Officer, a Statutory Declaration in Form 13, made and subscribed by the Candidate or, if the Candidate is absent from the State on Nomination Day, by his duly authorized Agent, in Form 14.
    2. must ensure that the Statutory Declaration is attested to by a Registrar, Magistrate, Justice of Peace or Notary Public.
    3. must ensure that the Statutory Declaration is signed in the Presence of the Registrar, Magistrate, Justice of Peace as the case may be.
    4. must affix five dollars ( $ 5.00) stamp to the Declaration.
    5. If the Statutory Declaration is not delivered as stipulated, thenomination of the Candidate shall be deemed to be void.
  2. The Returning Officers shall be at the aforementioned places and at the time specified receive the Nomination Papers as they are tendered to him.

Steven La Rocque
Chief Elections Officer

Posted: 09/11/2014