Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Notice: Penville Village Council General Election


Village Council General Election



The general public is informed that Mrs. Joan Ettienne-Thomas is appointed Presiding Officer/Supervisor for the Penville 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  16th day of May, 2024 and the Presiding  Officer/Supervisor  will  be  available  at the Village  Council’s  office  in  Penville 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 5th day of June, 2024, and the counting of the votes will take place after the close of poll.


Chief Elections Officer