Press Release
22 November 2018 - 4:32pm

The public is hereby informed that continuous Voter Registration is ongoing and all persons who are eligible and have attained the age of eighteen (18) years are encouraged to register to vote. All other eligible persons are also encouraged to register to vote.

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 encouraged to apply for a transfer. It states, “A registered voter who is ordinarily resident in the Territory and who moves his place of residence from within one local electoral district or polling division to another, may have his name transferred to the list of voters for the local electoral district or polling division to which he has moved, if he applies on Form No. 8 and establishes, to the satisfaction of the Supervisor of Elections, proof of residence within the local electoral district or polling division to which he has moved”.

Supporting documentary evidence can be in the form of Cable, Water or Electricity bills; a rent receipt, or a notarized 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 further information please contact the Office of the Supervisor of Elections at 284-468-4380 or 284-468-3701 Ext. 4380 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

NOTES TO EDITORS

Photo 1- Official Photo of the Supervisor of Elections Ms. Juliette Penn. (Photo credit: GIS/ Ronnielle Frazer)

Author

Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations
Telephone:468-3333
Email: Pbridgewater@gov.vg

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