Nomination submissions received from all 50 individuals seeking candidacy in the General Election have now been evaluated for eligibility.
The due diligence checks conducted by the Elections Office found that all of the candidates nominated on Monday, 1 March 2021 met the qualifications as set out in section 61 of the Cayman Islands Constitution and no candidate met the disqualification criteria under section 62 of the Constitution.
The Supervisor of Elections has deemed that all those who submitted nominations are eligible to run for office. As such, elections are being contested in all electoral districts as at least two candidates are running in each.
The notices of contested elections were published on Thursday, 4 March on elections.ky (link provided below) including candidates’ names, the locations and times of voting at the polls as well as the time ballots will be counted.
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