Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Cottage Election Notice

The general public is informed that Mrs. Hartie Mason is appointed Presiding Officer/Supervisor for the Tantan/Savanne Paille/Toucarie/ Cottage Village Council General Election, to be held on the 29th  day of January, 2014 in accordance with Section 41(1) of the Village Council Ordinance, Chapter 190 of the Revised Laws of Dominica (1961).

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, 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.

Nomination day is the 9th    day of January, 2013 and the Presiding Officer/Supervisor will be available at the Village Council’s office in Cottage, 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.


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 29th day of

January 2014, and the counting of the votes will take place after the close of the poll.



Chief Elections Officer (Ag)