Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Trafalgar/Shawford/Fond Caine Village Council Election Notice


Trafalgar/Shawford/Fond Canie

Village Council General Election


The general public is informed that Mrs. Bernice Joseph George is appointed Presiding Officer/Supervisor for the Trafalgar/Shawford/Fond Canie Village Council General Election, in accordance with Section 41(1) of the Village Council Ordinance, Chapter 190 of the Revised Laws of Dominica (1961).


Nomination Day is the 5th day of February 2019 and the Presiding  Officer/Supervisor will be available at the Village Council’s office in  Trafalgar  between  the  hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to receive  the  nomination of candidates. On that day, the completed nomination  documents must be delivered to the Presiding Officer/Supervisor no later than 4:00 p.m.


Every candidate must be named and designated by his full name and residence, in the nomination paper by two duly qualified voters, and the person so named must express in writing on the nomination paper, his consent to such nomination.


Every candidate for election must deliver, or cause to be delivered to the Presiding Officer/Supervisor, at the time of presenting his nomination paper, a declaration in writing signed by him, stating the qualifications possessed by him under Section 5 of the Ordinance and that he is in all other respects qualified to be nominated and elected to the council.


In  the  event  of  the  election  being  contested,  the  poll  will  take place between  the  hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on the 25th  day of

February, 2019, and the counting of the votes will take place after the close of the poll.



Chief Elections Officer