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 Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 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||Miss Norma Payne - Kingshill|
|Assistant Returning Officer||Miss Doreen Durand - Bath Estate|
|Ward II||Returning Officer||Miss 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||Miss Carla Letang - Stockfarm|
|Ward IV||Returning Officer||Mrs. Victoria Joseph - Stockfarm|
|Assistant Returning Officer||Miss Carnet Elsie Bazil - Fond Cole|
Nomination Day is Thursday, January 19, 2023. 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so, he shall be deemed to have withdrawn.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 Wednesday,
February 8, 2023.
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
Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Chief Elections Officer