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Nomination for St Joseph hopefuls today…


Today is nomination day for the St Joseph by-election.

Up to news time the United National Congress (UNC) had not named its candidate. The party has until 3 p.m. today to file its nomination papers.

The Peoples National Movement (PNM) candidate is former senator Terrence Deyalsingh.

He filed his nomination papers after 9 o clock this morning at the Elections and Boundaries Commission’s (EBC) office at #96 Aranjuez, Main Road.

The ILP’s candidate, Attorney Om Lalla, would file his nomination papers by 10 o clock.

Candidates are expected to visit the EBC’s office today with duplicates of their nomination papers.

They are also to present a declaration form which will ensure that they are clear to contest the election, not bankrupt, live in the country and have no criminal matters.