Press Release
8 June 2015 - 1:45pm

Eight hundred and eight six persons voted on Advance Polling Day held in the Virgin Islands on June 5. 

District

Polling Station

Registered  voters per Polling Station

TOTAL

VOTERS

Ballots Casted at District Level

Ballots Casted at Territorial Level

First

Zion Hill

934

 

1,479

73

120

Carrot Bay

545

47

Second

Jost Van Dyke

147

 

 

1,387

0

35

Cane Garden Bay

512

9

Brewers Bay

247

6

Meyers

481

20

Third

Sea Cows Bay

1,620

1,620

130

130

Fourth

Road Town

1,355

 

1,358

134

134

Salt Island

3

0

Fifth

Huntum’s Ghut

1,027

 

1,607

63

83

Long Trench

580

20

Sixth

Baughers Bay

1,357

 

1,641

77

96

Belle Vue

284

19

Seventh

Long Look

1,272

1,272

73

73

Eighth

Hope Estate

114

 

1,587

4

87

East End

1,473

83

Ninth

The Valley

1,167

 

1,634

108

126

North Sound

327

18

Anegada

140

2

TOTAL

 

 

13,585

886

886

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is an increase of 232 votes from the last election where a total of 654 ballots were cast. The polls opened from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at nine stations in the Territory.  

Supervisor of Elections Ms. Juliette Penn, held a press conference on June 6, to announce the total number of ballots casted.  The breakdown is seen above.

The Amendments to the Elections Act of 1994 permits a voter who is incapacitated by reason of being an elderly person, illiterate or any physical cause to be able to vote with the assistance of a friend, and the term friend also includes family and relatives. This category of voter has the option to take advantage of Advance Polling Day.

Advance Polling Day is also for election officers and police officers who will work on Polling Day, Monday, June 8. Today the polls are open until 6:00 p.m. at 22 polling stations for Polling Day.

For further information, contact the Office of the Supervisor of Elections at telephone numbers 468-4380 or 468-3701 extension 4380 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The office is located on the ground floor of the Ulric Dawson Building, No. 6, Russell Hill Road, Road Town, Tortola.

Author

Colene A. Penn

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

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