No­tice of Elec­tion of a Mem­ber of the Elec­toral District of Cas­tries South/East

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL - 7th June, 2016, at DARNLEY PLACIDE

Her Ex­cel­lency the Gov­er­nor-Gen­eral hav­ing is­sued Her Writ for the Elec­tion of a mem­ber of the House of Assem­bly for the Cas­tries South/East Elec­toral District the Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer of the said district will on the 27th May, 2016, now next en­su­ing be­tween the hours of 9:00 a.m. and noon at Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer’s of­fice pro­ceed to the nom­i­na­tion, and if there is no op­po­si­tion, to the elec­tion of a mem­ber for the Cas­tries South/East Elec­toral District.

Forms of the nom­i­na­tion pa­pers may be ob­tained at the of­fice of Bexon Par­ish Hall be­tween the hours of 9.00 a. m and 3.00 p. m. daily ex­cept on Wed­nes­day when the of­fice is closed at 12.00 p.m. (Sun­day also ex­cepted).

Ev­ery nom­i­na­tion pa­per must be signed by any six or more elec­tors qual­i­fied to vote in the Cas­tries South/East Elec­toral District and be handed to the Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer be­tween the said hours of 9.00 a.m. and noon. No nom­i­na­tion pa­per shall be valid or acted upon by the Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer un­less it is ac­com­pa­nied by:- (a) the con­sent in writ­ing of the per­son therein nom­i­nated; (b) a de­posit of $500.00 in cash; and (c) a coloured pass­port size photo.

In the event of elec­tion be­ing con­tested the poll will take place be­tween the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. on 6th June, 2016. An ad­vance poll will take place be­tween the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. on Fri­day 3rd June, 2016. The count­ing of votes will take place at Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer’s of­fice on the hours of 9.00 a. m. and at such places as may here­after be ap­pointed. Un­less re­quested, a re­count shall be taken only when the dif­fer­ence be­tween the num­ber of can­di­dates is not more than three per cent (3%) of the to­tal votes cast. The of­fice of the Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer for the Cas­tries South/East Elec­toral District is sit­u­ated at the Bexon Par­ish Hall Re­turn­ing Of­fi­cer for the Cas­tries South/East Elec­toral District.

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