Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Election for members of the Roseau City Council



Election for members of the Roseau City Council



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 18, 2019, 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 - Ms. Alice Jno Jules

17 Jolly Lane, Goodwill


Ward IV: Returning Officer - Mrs. Victoria Joseph



Assistant Returning Officer - Miss. Carnet Elsie Bazil

Fond Cole


Nomination Day is Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 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so, he shall be deemed to have withdrawn.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

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, 2019.


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, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.





Chief Elections Officer