Communications Officer II
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
His Excellency the Governor John J. Rankin CMG has signed a proclamation to pave the way for the 2023 General Elections.
Additionally, in accordance with section 86 of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, Governor Rankin issued a proclamation and appointed Monday, April 24 as the date on which the next general election will be held in the Territory.
Section 86 of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 states, “a general election shall be held at such time within two months, but not earlier than twenty-one days, of the dissolution of the House of Assembly as the Governor shall appoint by proclamation published in the Gazette”. The House of Assembly was dissolved on March 10, 2023.