The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to remind all political parties, individuals who propose to contest the Local Government Elections, 2023 and the public that Nomination Day is Monday 26th June, 2023
The Returning Officers will be in office during the hours 9: 00 am – 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00.p.m.
for the purpose of receiving the nomination of any duly qualified candidate.
The opportunity is taken to inform all prospective candidates that Election Rule 23(6) of the Representation of the People Act, Chapter 2:01 stipulates the required documentation that a party candidate must submit to the Returning Officer on Nomination Day, i.e.,
A Returning Officer shall not recognize a candidate as a party candidate unless he has been informed on nomination day by the candidate in writing that he is a member of the party and this membership is confirmed by a list of party candidates supplied to the Returning Officer by the party of which he claims membership not later than nomination day.
Nomination Forms are available at the Offices of the respective Returning Officers and at the Central Electoral Office, Elections and Boundaries Commission – Scott House, 134-138 Frederick Street, Port of Spain but can also be found here for your ease of reference: