All is set for Nomination Day, says EOJ

Saturday, October 07, 2017

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THE Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) said yesterday that all systems are in place to receive nominations of candidates for the by-elections in St Andrew Southern, St Andrew South Western and St Mary South Eastern.

Nominations will take place on Monday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at designated centres within the three constituencies:

• St Andrew Southern – St Luke's Church Hall, 8 Slipe Road, Kingston.

• St Andrew South Western – Office of the Returning Officer, 253 Spanish Town Road.

• St Mary South Eastern – Henry Lynch Building, Top Bay, Annotto Bay.

Nomination procedures

On nomination day, any person wishing to register as a candidate is required to:

• fill out a nomination form which has been signed by any 10 or more electors registered to vote in the constituency;

• return the form to the returning officer between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, and pay a nomination fee of $3,000.




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