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Nomination Forms for the upcoming 2024 Local Government Bye-Election & Election

Nomination Forms for the 2024 Local Government Bye-Election in the Electoral District of Quinam/Morne Diablo, as well as the Election in the Electoral District of Lengua/Indian Walk:

Form-No-37

Form-No-38

Form-No-41

Form-No-42

May 16, 2024


Press Release – Returning Officers receive their writs for Local Government Elections

Returning Officers for the electoral districts of Quinam/Morne Diablo and Lengua/Indian Walk received their Writs of Election from Mr. Mark Ramkerrysingh, Chairman on May 10, 2024. These Writs of Elections, which are issued by Her Excellency, Christine Kangaloo, O.R.T.T give these Returning Officers the authority to conduct the upcoming elections on behalf of the EBC.

The presentation occurred at the Elections & Boundaries Commission’s Central Electoral Office, Scott House, Port of Spain.

Press Release – Returning Officers receive their writs for Local Government Elections. 10.05.24

May 11, 2024


Press Release – EBC Princes Town Office open after fire damage

The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to advise that its Registration Area Office for Princes Town, located at 145 High Street, Princes Town (Corner Naparima Mayaro Road & St. Croix Rd.), will resume normal operations today, Friday 10th May 2024.

We extend our gratitude for the public’s patience and understanding during the period of temporary closure.

Press Release – EBC Princes Town Office open after fire damage – May 10, 2024

May 10, 2024


Press Release – EBC’s San Juan Office closed due to water damage

The Elections and Boundaries Commission advises that its Registration Area Office for San Juan, located at 125 Eastern Main Road Barataria (Corner of Seventh Avenue), will be closed today, Tuesday 30th April 2024 until further advised.

This office closure is necessary due to unexpected water damage caused by a ruptured water line, which resulted in flooding of the office and damage to its ceiling. The office will remain closed while the required preparations are made to guarantee the safety of both EBC staff and the public.

The EBC apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closure, which is necessary for public health and safety.

Additionally, our Registration Area Office for Princes Town, located at 145 High Street, Princes Town (Corner Naparima Mayaro Road & St. Croix Rd.) remains closed after fire damage as necessary works, testing and checks are still ongoing and should be completed soon.

EBC will provide updates on the repair progress and reopening dates of these offices and expresses appreciation for the public’s patience and support.

Press Release – EBC San Juan Office closed due to water damage – April 30, 2024

April 30, 2024


Notice: Temporary Closure of the Registration Area Office for Point Fortin

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) advises the public that its Registration Area Office for Point Fortin, located at 28 Canaan Road, Point Fortin, will be closed on Friday 26th April 2024 due to the Point Fortin Borough Day Military Parade, which will result in traffic restrictions.

Normal operations will resume on Monday 29th April, 2024.

The EBC apologizes for any inconvenience that this temporary closure may cause.

April 25, 2024


UPDATE: Resumption of services at the Registration Area Office for Chaguanas

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) wishes to advise the public of the resumption of normal services at its Registration Area Office for Chaguanas.

 

April 23, 2024


Disruption to electricity supply to affect operations at the Regristration Area Office for Sangre Grande

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) wishes to advise the public that its Registration Area Office for Sangre Grande, located at 355 Brierley Street, Sangre Grande will be affected by the disruption of electricity to the area on Wednesday 17th April, 2024.

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission has advised of scheduled overhead line maintenance work, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm, which will affect Brierley Street.

The EBC apologizes for the inconvenience this may cause. Normal operations will resume on Thursday 18th April, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

 

April 16, 2024


Press Release: EBC Princes Town Office closed due to fire damage

The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to advise that its Registration Area Office for Princes Town, located at 145 High Street, Princes Town (Corner Naparima Mayaro Road & St. Croix Rd.), will be closed today, Tuesday 9th April 2024 until further advised.

This office closure has become necessary due to a fire, which affected the upper level of the building. The EBC assures the public that all registration documents remain intact. There was no damage to any records due to this fire. The office however will remain closed whilst the necessary preparations are made to ensure the safety of both EBC staff and the public.

The EBC apologises for any inconvenience that this temporary closure will cause but reiterates that this closure is in the interest of public health and safety.

Press Release – EBC Princes Town Office closed due to fire damage – April 9, 2024

April 9, 2024


Notice: Early closure of the Registration Area Office for Point Fortin

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) advises the public that its Registration Area Office for Point Fortin, located at 28 Canaan Road, Point Fortin, will be closed at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday 28th March, 2024.

Normal operations will resume on Tuesday 2nd April, 2024.

The EBC apologizes for any inconvenience that this early closure may cause.

March 27, 2024


Press Release: EBC pleased with Court of Appeal ruling

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) is pleased with the Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold the ruling of High Court Judge, Justice Marissa Robertson in the election petition filed by the United National Congress (UNC) against the EBC in the electoral district of Lengua/Indian Walk, in the 2023 Local Government Elections.

Fern Narcis-Scope, Chief Election Officer said notwithstanding the adversarial nature of litigation, the Commission acknowledges all political parties as important stakeholders in this country’s democratic process. Narcis-Scope added that both High Court and Court of Appeal judges ruled that the EBC “acted correctly” and in accordance with the law in the circumstances.

With respect to statements made by judges in both the High Court and Court of Appeal regarding the EBC’s conduct in this matter, the Commission will review these comments in earnest and make the necessary adjustments in its operations for future elections.

Press Release -EBC pleased with Court of Appeal ruling

March 26, 2024


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