Elections Voters List Hearings Begins December 3

01-Dec-2020

 

 

Hon. Chief Magistrate and Elections Revising Officer, Ms. Nova Hall will begin sittings for hearing Claims and Objections from Registering Officers and members of the public to entries in the 20 October 2020 Revised List of Electors. The hearings for 16 of the 19 electoral districts will take place from 3-8 December 2020 at the Elections Office in Grand Cayman.

 

Any persons with questions and especially those voters who have pending Claims or Objections are encouraged to contact the Elections Office at 949-8047 or the Registering Officer for each Electoral District. This is the final checking-for-accuracy and completeness exercise for the 1 January 2021 Official List of Electors.

Electoral District

Date and Time

Venue

George Town West, George Town Central, George Town South, George Town North, George Town East, Red Bay and Prospect

3 and 4 December 2020, 10am

All Hearings are at the Elections Office Conference Room.

 

Baytown Office Suites

 

# 68 West Bay RD, George Town.

Newlands, Savannah, Bodden Town West and Bodden Town East

7 December 2020, 10am

West Bay Central, West Bay South and West Bay North

8 December 2020, 10am

North Side

8 December 2020, 10am

East End

8 December 2020 10am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registering Officers

 

     

West Bay North, West Bay South, West Bay West, West Bay Central

Registering Officer - Bethany Powery

Phone - 345-516-4402 or 949-8047

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George Town North, George Town Central, George Town West, George Town East, George Town South, Red Bay, Prospect

Registering Officer - Kathryn Myles

Phone - 345-516-2117 or 949-8047

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Savannah, Newlands, Bodden Town West, Bodden Town East

Registering Officer - Kerry Nixon

Phone - 345-516-4478 or 949-8047

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East End

Registering Officer - Leisa Welcome

Phone - 345-516-4647 or 949-8047

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North Side

Registering Officer - Patricia Ebanks

Phone - 345-516-4349 or 949-8047

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Cayman Brac East, Cayman Brac West & Little Cayman

Registering Officer – Ellen Lazzari

Phone - 345-516-5307 or 939-1707

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Registration for the next Register of Electors is underway and voter registration forms are currently being accepted for the 1 April 2021 Register of Electors. This registration period closes on 4 January 2021. 

 

The 1 April 2021 List of Electors will be used for the May 2021 General Elections. Voter registration application forms can be downloaded from www.elections.ky. Completed forms along with the supporting documentation can be dropped off at the Elections Office at Baytown Office Suites, 68 West Bay Road, George Town or can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

2021 General Election Programme

 

 

 

Date

Action

Section

Sun, 14-Feb-2021

Dissolution of Parliament

 Cayman Islands Constitution Order (2009) s.84(2)(3)

Sun, 14-Feb-2021

Proclamation declaring General Elections

 Cayman Islands Constitution Order (2009) s.86(1)

Mon, 15-Feb-2021

Issuing of Writs (Form 16)

Elections Act (2021) s.28(1) (2) , Cayman Islands
Constitutional Order (2009) s.90 (1) (c)

Mon, 22-Feb-2021

Notice of Nominations (Form 17)

Elections Act s.29(1)

Mon, 01-Mar-2021

Nomination Day

 Elections Act (2021) s. 29

Thur, 04-Mar-2021

Notice of Contested Elections (Form 20)

Elections Act (2021) s.34 (1)(2)(3)

Wed, 14-Apr-2021

Elections Day

 Elections Act (2021) s.34(1)

Mon, 19-Apr-2021

Election Writ Returns to H.E. The Governor

 Elections Act (2021) s.61(3)

Wed, 19-May-2021

Candidate Elections Expense Returns Due

Elections Act (2021) s.69(1)

Sat, 29-May-2021

Publication of Candidate Expense Summary

Elections Act (2021) s.69(3)

  

 2021 General Election Programme (PDF)
   

 

 

His Excellency, Martyn Roper                         

Governor of the Cayman Islands

 

Updated Figures and Summary Submissions

30-Jul-2019

 

As the verification process on the cruise port referendum petition signatures moves forward, the Elections Office would like to inform the public on its current progress.

As of 9 a.m. today (Tuesday, 30 July 2019), the Elections Office reports a total of 3,705 petition signatures have been confirmed, out of a total submission of 5,637 petition signatures to be verified.

Through the collection of signature verification forms, officials have now reviewed 70% required to meet the constitutional requirement of 25% of registered voters (5,292 signatures). Officials confirm that 76 petitioners have declined to sign the official verification forms.

The Elections Office continues to accept petition signatures submitted by the CPR group and is in some cases receiving verification forms in advance of the next CPR submission. In the later cases, persons have stated that they recently signed the petition and have asked for their signatures to be verified at the Elections Office or at our local supermarket verification booths, in advance of the CPR submitting the signatures for verification.

With each submission, the CPR group has reported and the Elections Office has confirmed a number of signatures that were excluded from verification. These excluded signatures are not included in submitted totals or verified totals. The following is a summary of the two CPR submissions:

 

  • On 12 June 2019
    • 6,053 signatures were delivered by the CPR group during the official handover
    • 241 of those signatures, the CPR reported as being multiple submissions (persons signing more than once)
    • 374 signatures, the CPR reported as not corresponding with the current electoral register (signatures from non-voters)
    • 5,438 - the total signatures submitted by the CPR for verification.

 

  • On 11 July 2019
    • 229 signatures were handed over by the CPR group
    • 16 of those signatures were reported to be multiple submissions
    • 14 of the signatures were reported as corresponding with the current electoral register
    • 199 - the total signatures submitted by the CPR for verification.

 

Supervisor of Elections, Mr. Wesley Howell, notes: “With each of the submissions, the CPR performed its own assessment on its petition signatures to help in ensuring validity of the process; and the CPR team worked to eliminate the names of non-voters, in keeping with section 70 of the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009.

“I would like to thank the CPR team for their continued support in helping to expedite the verification process.”

The Elections Office continues to provide weekly progress reports to His Excellency the Governor, Mr Martyn Roper. The summary facts are then shared with Cabinet members.

Officials will continue with its various verification methods to review the 1,932 signatures currently remaining to be verified.

In order to meet the constitutional requirement with 25% of the 21,116 registered electors, a total of 1,587 verification forms still need to be confirmed.

For more information on the verification process and details on how interested persons can verify their signature today, please visit www.elections.ky/cpr.

 

 

 

 Cruise Port Referendum  Signature Verification - Final Figures

 

Cruise Port Referendum Signature Verification Countdown
# of Elector Signatures submitted for Verification* # of verification forms received # of signatures remaining to be verified

# of verification forms remaining to reach 5,292**

% of the required 5,292** signatures received

Date & Time of Last Update

5,862

5,305

557

(10)

100.25%

Sept 11,4PM

* 5,438 submitted June 12th + 199 Jul 11th + 26 Aug 5th + 78 Aug 15th + 54 Aug 28th + 33 Sept 6th + 21 Sept 7th + 13 Sept 8th

** Constitutionally required 25% of the 21,116 registered electors = 5,292

 

 

Elections Office Launches Web Ticker

9-Jul-2019

 

As part of its objective to ensure a transparent and efficient verification process, the Elections Office has launched a web ticker so interested persons are able to track the ongoing progress.

The web ticker will provide the public with regular updates as Elections Office officials continue to verify the signatures on the provided cruise port referendum petition.

The new website plugin will include the number of verification forms that have been received, the number outstanding, as well as an overall percentage of the signatures confirmed out of the 5,438 that have been submitted thus far.

For more information please visit the Elections Office website at www.elections.ky.