Elections for Portsmouth Town Council to be held on Dec 20

The Portsmouth Town Council General Election will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. The announcement of the election date was announced by the government of Dominica

Elections for Portsmouth Town Council to be held on Dec 20
Elections for Portsmouth Town Council to be held on Dec 20

Roseau, Dominica: The Portsmouth Town Council General Election will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. The announcement of the election date was announced by the government of Dominica.

The candidates for the elections have given their names for the nomination on Thursday, November 30, 2023. The government has announced the names of the nominated candidates.

GIS Dominica said, ”The under-mentioned candidates were nominated to contest the Portsmouth Town Council General Election, scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2023.”

The elections will be held in different wards, which are: Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3 and Ward 4.

The candidates for Ward 1

  • KERRY KIMBERLY BREEDY- GLANVILLIA
  • DANISE EDWARDS- GLANVILLIA
  • Marcus Lablanc- Glanvillia
  • Sherard Pierre Louis- Glanvillia
  • Kimani Elisha Thomas- Chambers Street, Glanvillia

The candidates for Ward 2:

  • Felix Charriere- Portsmouth
  • Adenauer Douglas- Portsmouth
  • Lydia Joseph Winston- Rodney Street, Portsmouth

The candidates for Ward 3:

  • Franky M Antoine- Chance
  • Marsha Hamilton- Chance, Portsmouth
  • Jessica Rachel James- Zicack

The government of Dominica announced that pursuant to section 29 (6) of the Portsmouth Town Council Act, Chapter 25: 10 the Following Candidates were duly elected to serve on the Portsmouth Town Council:

Ward 4:

  • Peter London- Lagoon
  • Jean Florencia Steward- Lagoon

The nomination was held on November 31, 2023 and the prospective candidates have obtained the necessary nomination documents and information from the Returning Officer at the town council office in Portsmouth between the hours of 8: 00 am and 4: 00 pm on nomination day.

In the event of the election being contested, the poll will take place between the hours of 7: 00 am and 5: 00 pm pn December 20, 2023 and the final count of the votes will take place thereafer at the Portsmouth Police Station on December 21, 2023 at 9: 00.

Earlier, the government has also elected the four candidates to the Castle Bruce Village Council in accordance with section 41 (6) of the village council ordinance. The elections of the candidates such as Nora Berkite, Meronie Burton, Michal Gasper, Ward Bryan George and Rene Lyan Wilsthire were held on October 24, 2023.