According to the Returning Officer for the Grand Bay Constituency, John Roach, the stage has been set for the By-Election set for today, Thursday November 25th.
Three candidates have officially launched their campaigns in the constituency. Dr. Vince Henderson will represent the Dominica Labor Party, while Mr. Clarenton Bacchus Andrew and Julius Gabriel will run as Independent Candidates.
Roach indicated that all is set for the By-Election with all 14 ballot boxes in police custody. He explained that, ‘Tuesday was the day that the preceding officers were preparing the ballot boxes, to make sure that all the materials, all the necessary documents are in place and ready for the by-election.’
Roach says the 14 polling stations are distributed in 3 main venues, while voting will commence from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM today.
He stated that on Wednesday the 14 polling stations were sanitized to ensure the safety of the officers as well as the electors.