Voters are encouraged to check the [EOJ] website to see where they are supposed to vote.
vary from division to division and from parish to parish. And the local government elections is different from the general elections,” said Burke.
He said the PNP councillors who refused to sign the Political Code of Conduct have given the party a “commitment that they will adhere to every facet of the code, but feel so strongly about those who have signed and not adhered. So they will not sign.”
According to Burke, under the programme, $79 million has been spent in Kingston and $69 million in Clarendon in a totally political manner. The bushing controversy is directly linked to the non-signatory, he noted.
“I want someone to tell me if more money shouldn’t be spent in Clarendon than in Kingston,” he queried.
Meanwhile, Director of Elections Orette Fisher said he was confident that all would be in place for tomorrow, with 489 candidates vying for votes in the 16th local government elections.
“Voters are encouraged to check the website to see where they are supposed to vote. It is highly unlikely that the polling division where you voted in the general election will change, but there may be instances where the numbers have grown, causing a split. So that’s why it’s important to check,” said the EOJ boss.
He said Electronic Voter Identification and Ballot Issue System (EVIBIS) will be used in the same seven constituencies as was done in the general election.
EVIBIS has been used in select locations and constituencies since 2007 and will be used in St Catherine Eastern; Kingston Central; Kingston East and Port Royal; and St Andrew Western, South East, Eastern, and West Central.