The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to remind parties and independent candidates contesting the Local Government Elections on Monday 14th August, 2023 to comply with Section 12A of the Municipal Corporations Act, Chapter 25:04 which states:
- Parties fielding candidates in an election under Section 11 for a Municipality or Corporation shall, at the time of nomination of the candidates for Councillors, nominate candidates for Aldermen on a list to be known as the “List of Aldermen.”
- The quantum of names on the List of Aldermen to be submitted by each party in accordance with the provisions of this section shall be equal to the number of Councillors to be elected in each Council respectively.
Submissions are to be made on Form No. A-144 which can be found HERE.
The deadline for submission of forms to the Chief Election Officer at Scott House, 134-138 Frederick Street, Port of Spain is 4:00 p.m. on Monday 26th June, 2023