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Conduct of a General Recount in accordance with Representation of People Act – Election Rules Part V

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) notes the public discourse on the recounts of votes, which were requested in specific electoral districts. It advises that the process for a recount is clearly outlined in law and assures the public that

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Temporary Closure of the Siparia Registration Area Office

The public is advised that the Siparia Registration Area Office will be closed for the period August 12-18, 2020. For further details, please see the information in this Press Release and Notice published in the press. Temporary Closure of EBC’s

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NOT issued by the EBC

The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to advise the public that a “NOTICE” advertisement appearing in the newspaper on the issue of the nomination of the United National Congress’s candidate for the Parliamentary District of Princes Town was not issued

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The EBC responds to statements by Political Leader of the Progressive Party

The Political Leader of the Progressive Party, Nikoli Edwards failed to officially inform the EBC that there was an anomaly in the representation of his political party’s symbol, when he filed his omination papers. The full details of this press

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Employees’ Time-off for voting for the 2020 Parliamentary Elections

Employers and employees are reminded of the provisions in law relating to time-off to vote on Poll Day. In accordance with Election Rule 28  every employer shall permit each elector in his employment to be absent from his work on

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Temporary Closure of the EBC’s Siparia Registration Area Office

The public is advised that the EBC’s Siparia Registration Area Office will be temporarily closed on Tuesday 4th August, 2020. All persons who applied to be so treated as Special Electors for the upcoming polls and identified the Siparia Registration

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Collection of Special Envelopes by Special Electors

All persons who applied to be treated as Special Electors for this upcoming Parliamentary Elections can collect their Special Envelopes at the Registration Area Office specified on their application forms. These offices will be open for collection from Friday, July

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19 political parties to contest the 2020 Parliamentary Elections

There are nineteen (19) political parties fielding candidates in this upcoming Parliamentary Elections and a total of one hundred and fifty candidates vying for seats in the forty-one constituencies across both Trinidad and Tobago. For more details, please see the

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Pre-examination of Nomination Papers for the 2020 Parliamentary Elections

All prospective candidates for the 2020 Parliamentary Elections are given an opportunity before Nomination Day to ensure they have all the requisite documents. In accordance with Election Rule 6 (1) of the Representation of the People Act, Chapter 2:01 On

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Returning Officers receive writs of election for the 2020 Parliamentary Elections

The forty-one Returning Officers for the August 10, 2020 Parliamentary Election were presented with their respective writs of election on Saturday, July 4th 2020. For further details, please see the Press Release in this link. Returning Officers receive writs of

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