EBCIt’s a rainy start to the Local Government Elections, with electors braving heavy showers to get to polling stations set up across Trinidad, to cast their ballots.

The polls opened at 6:00am and will close at 6:00pm.

Officials of the Elections and Boundaries Commission at the various polling stations are reporting a steady stream of voters.

EBC officials say that they are expecting the usual midday and after work rush of voters.

According to EBC figures, one million, thirty-six thousand, seven hundred and twenty-one people are registered to vote in today’s local government elections.