The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to remind all political parties, individuals who propose to contest the 2021 TOBAGO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY AND 2021 LOCAL GOVERNMENT BYE-ELECTIONS and the public that Nomination Day is today, MONDAY 4TH JANUARY, 2021.
The Returning Officers will be in office during the hours 9: 00 a.m. – 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 of Election Rule 23(6) of the Representation of the People Act, Chapter 2:01, which states:
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 for the Tobago House of Assembly Elections are available here.
Nomination forms for the Local Government Bye-Elections are available here .
Nomination forms are also 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.