Press Release
28 September 2016 - 9:12am

The Supervisor of Elections, Ms. Juliette Penn is informing the British Virgin Islands community that the Preliminary Voters’ List for 2016 is available for inspection from September 27 to October 6.

This is in accordance with Section 18 (5) of the Elections Act, 1994 and Amendments.

Section 18 (5) of the Elections Act reads, Every Preliminary List shall be open for inspection by the public free of charge during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in each day for a period of ten days after the publication at such places as the Governor may direct in the local electoral district to which the list applies and at the Elections Office, the General Post Office and all the Branch Post Offices and Sub-Post Offices throughout the Territory.”

The section continues, “Every person who claims that his/her name, address or occupation has been wrongfully stated or omitted from the Preliminary List shall give notice to the Supervision in Form No. 3 within four days after the publication of the said list.”

Persons whose name appears in any Preliminary List may object to another person whose name also appears on the list, but is not entitled to have his/her name listed therein, and shall give notice of the objection to the Supervisor of Elections in Form No. 4 within ten days after the publication of such list.

All claims or objections must be filed at the Elections Office.  Forms are available at the Elections Office, located at #6 Ulric Dawson Building, Russell Hill Road, Road Town, Tortola.

The Public may inspect the Preliminary Voters List at the following locations:

FIRST DISTRICT                                                               

Big Ben’s Superette, The Towers

Post Office, Carrot Bay

Cappoons Bay Clinic

H. M. Customs, West End

Kelly’s Superette, Frenchman’s Cay

SECOND DISTRICT

Peace & Love, Jost Van Dyke

Administration Building, Jost Van Dyke

Post Office, Cane Garden Bay

Camp Ground, Brewer’s Bay

Brewer’s Bay Community Centre

Clyne’s Shop, Meyers

THIRD DISTRICT

Cill’s Hardware Store, Sea Cow’s Bay

Virgin Islands Motors Limited, Duff’s Bottom

Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre, Sea Cow’s Bay

The Well, Sea Cow’s Bay

FOURTH DISTRICT

Hodge’s Butchery, Road Town Public Market

House of Assembly, Road Town

Central Administration Complex

Lower Estate Superette

Bobby’s Supermarket/Bolo’s Department Store, Wickham’s Cay I, Road Town

Rite Way Supermarket, Flemming Street

BVI Post (Post Office), Road Town

FIFTH DISTRICT

Watch House, Fahie Hill

A Value Supermarket, Huntums Ghut

Alexander’s  Shop, Huntums Ghut

Delta’s Gas Station, Pasea Estate

MB’s Laundromat, Huntum’s Ghut

Long Trench Community Centre

SIXTH DISTRICT

Brewley’s Superette, Purcell Estate

Brewley’s Superette, Free Bottom

Belle Vue Superette

Nellie’s Superette, Baughers Bay

Pearl’s Shanty, Baugher’s Bay

 

SEVENTH DISTRICT

East End/Long Look Post Office

East End/Long Look Community Centre

H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Paraquita Bay

Stick It, Long Look

Long Look Clinic

East End Supermarket, Fat Hog’s Bay

Fine Foods Supermarket, Fat Hog’s Bay

M & J Laundry, Vanterpool Estate

EIGHTH DISTRICT

East End/Long Look Post Office

East End Clinic

The Reservoir, Hope Estate

H. M. Customs, Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport

Parham Town Food Market

Moose Bar, Parham Town

Rite Way Food Markets, East End

Waltsco

Andy’s Car Wash, Greenland

East End Supermarket, Fat Hog’s Bay

East End/Long Look Community Centre

NINTH DISTRICT

Government Office, Anegada

Post Office, North Sound, Virgin Gorda

Public Health Clinic, North Sound, Virgin Gorda

Post Office, Valley, Virgin Gorda

Iris O’Neal Clinic, Valley, Virgin Gorda

There will be no posting of lists on Salt Island, Cooper Island and Peter Island for 2016.

Author

Colene A. Penn

Communications Officer
Governor’s Group 
Telephone: 468-2350
Email:    Copenn@gov.vg

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