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Changes to be made to voting ballot

Providenciales, TCI, September 16, 2016 – Cabinet, on Wednesday approved changes to the  At Large voting ballot. The Elections Office presented a new form required because of the extraordinary number of candidates expected to offer.

There are 22 in this category so far; five from each political party and the remaining seven of which Magnetic Media  is aware are running ‘independent.’ There was to be alteration in the layout and the colour; the ballot paper last election was green.

The changes now have to pass through the House of Assembly.  Also discussed at that Cabinet meeting, hurricane readiness with the DDME; reordering of land in the Five Cays/Chalk Sound district and challenges at the prison.

In recent years, including earlier this summer, inmates have been attacked and subsequently hospitalized; the incident this summer required the Police to restore calm at Her Majesty’s Prison in Grand Turk.   A working group has gotten the green light to help right the wrong at H.M.P.

 

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