Press Release
24 August 2018 - 1:24pm

Supervisor of Elections Ms. Juliette Penn is encouraging all eligible persons to register to vote by September 3 for inclusion in the 2018 Official Voter’s List.

Ms. Penn said that continuous Voter Registration is ongoing and all persons who are eligible and have attained the age of 18 years or will attain the age of 18 years on or before September 3 are encouraged to register to vote. 

Ms. Penn added that other qualifying requirements are Belonger Status and persons being domiciled and resident in the Virgin Islands or domiciled in the Virgin Islands and resident in the United States Virgin Islands.

Documents to be presented when registering are a birth certificate, Virgin Islands Passport or a Belonger’s Card. A naturalisation certificate can also be used, provided it is dated before June 15, 2007.

In accordance with Section 17(1) of the Elections (Amendment) Act No. 14 of 2011; persons who have moved their place of residence and wish to transfer are also urged to apply for a transfer on or before September 3.

Supporting documentary evidence can be in the form of a Cable television, Water or Electricity bill, a rent receipt or a notarised document, stating new address.

Registration and Transfer forms are available at the Office of the Supervisor of Elections, Post Offices throughout the Territory, the District Offices on Anegada and Virgin Gorda and the Government Office on Jost Van Dyke.

For more information please contact the Office of the Supervisor of Elections at (284) 468-4380 or 468-3701 Ext. 4380 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Persons may also visit the office located on the ground floor of the Ulric Dawson’s Building #6 in Road Town.

Attached: Photograph of Supervisor of Elections Ms. Juliette Penn (Photo Credit: GIS/ File)

Author

Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg

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