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Chaguanas West Bye-Election; Candidates to submit nomination papers…

JACK ILP pic4All candidates in the Chaguanas West Bye-Election are expected to visit the EBC office in Chaguanas today, Monday, July 8th, 2013, to officially submit their nomination papers and declaration forms.

Candidates have between 9 a.m and 3 p.m.Jack ILP pic1

Returning Officer of the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC), Everil Ross, confirms the EBC is ready for the July 29 bye-election and ballots would be printed this week.

KA CampaignRoss said each candidate will visit the EBC office today with duplicates of their nomination papers.

The declaration form will ensure that candidates meet all the requirements to contest; having no criminal matters before the court, and proof of residency in the country.

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He said each nomination form must have at least six supporting signatures.

Candidates must also present a letter from their respective parties giving permission for their candidacy, as well as a letter stating that that candidate having accepted the nomination.