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June 9th, 2015
Elections Supervisor gives final unofficial election results

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Elections Supervisor Juliette Penn moments ago today June 9 2015 gave the final unofficial result of the elections 2015, which was a confirmation of what had been indicated earlier – that the National Democratic Party has recorded a landslide win at the 2015 polls. The NDP took seven district seats and all four At Large seats and will form an 11 to 2 government in the House of Assembly.

June 6th, 2015
UPDATE: Elections Supervisor dismisses Advance Polling concerns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Elections Supervisor Mrs Juliette Penn today June 6, 2015 said there were some incidents that candidates raised with her office but emphasised that nothing different is being done now than at the other elections and announced that a total of 886 votes were cast on Friday’s June 5, 2015 Advance Polling, 232 more than in 2011.

June 5th, 2015
Advance polling underway!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The elderly, the feeble and those who will be working at polling stations on June 8, 2015 have begun to cast their ballots as advance voting got underway across the territory today June 5, 2015 ahead of Monday’s official polling day.

May 28th, 2015
Advance Polling Day scheduled for June 5, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Elections Office is informing the public that Advance Polling Day will be held on Friday, June 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

May 23rd, 2015
Nomination Day should end @ noon – Juliette Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After evaluating and tabulating the nomination day process of yesterday May 22, 2015 Supervisor of Elections Mrs Juliette Penn recommended that nominating of candidates for general elections be closed at noon in future.

May 22nd, 2015
UPDATE: 42 nominated; record 12 women!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – 42 candidates have been nominated for the 2015 General Election with 26 for District seats and 16 for Territorial At Large. 43 candidates were nominated for the 2011 General Election.

May 20th, 2015
Some voters disenfranchised due to early elections call- Elections Supervisor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The early elections date called by Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has not only caught many persons aspiring to run for political office off guard but has even disenfranchised some persons eligible to vote. Added to that, the Elections Office was also affected by the sudden announcement as it was unable to complete the processing of voter’s identification cards.

May 12th, 2015
UPDATE: Preliminary Voter’s List posted – SOE Juliette Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Supervisor of Elections (SOE) Juliette Penn said the Preliminary Voters List has been posted and from yesterday May 11, 2015 began a four day period of Claims and Objections.

August 8th, 2013
Festiville honouree Juliette Penn further celebrated at EE/LL parade

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The East End/Long Look Festiville honouree, Ms Juliette Penn was further shown appreciation for her sterling contribution to the development of the festival observances in the two communities by being asked to marshal the annual parade on August 8, 2013.

November 11th, 2011
More polling stations among considerations for 2015 Elections!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Not surprisingly, the amount of polling stations for General Elections is among the issues that would be looked at by the Elections Office in order for an even more efficient electoral process come next four years.

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