Press Releases

IN ANGUILLA VOTING IS SECRET

February 14th, 2010

The Supervisor of Elections, Mr Colville Petty, has issued a press release assuring voters that they have nothing to fear with respect to the secrecy of their ballots.  He said that no politician, either in government or in opposition, or any other person for that matter, knows for whom a person has voted.  He stressed that neither candidates nor politicians have any access whatsoever to the marked ballot papers.

Mr Petty said that after the ballots are counted they are sealed in boxes and kept in a strong room at the Police Headquarters and that those boxes could only be opened by a court order – by a judge – for the purpose of dealing with any dispute pertaining to the election results.  He revealed that after one year all ballot papers are destroyed by burning them to ashes....FULL STORY


USE OF ELECTORAL INK. WARNING AGAINST VOTING TWICE AND PERSONATION. USE OF ELECTION OBSERVERS. NEED FOR PHOTO IDENTIFICATION

February 12th, 2010

In his latest press release to Anguillian voters, the Supervisor of Elections, Mr Colville Petty, has advised them that, for the first time in the island’s electoral process, all voters will be required to dip their right index finger in electoral ink prior to....FULL STORY


PRESS RELEASE BY THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

February 8th, 2010

The Supervisor of Elections, Mr Colville Petty, has issued a press release emphasising that there is absolutely no truth in the rumour that....FULL STORY


NOMINATION DAY

January 21st, 2010

Twenty candidates filed nomination papers on Thursday 21st January for Anguilla’s 2010 general election.... FULL STORY + PHOTOS