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Observer Groups report General Elections 2019 free and fair

by: - December 7, 2019
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Commonwealth Observer Group presenting initial report on 2019 general elections

 

The Organisation of American States (OAS), Commonwealth Secretariat and CARICOM observer mission groups who monitored general elections in Dominica on December 6th, in a series of press conferences today reported that they found no irregularities in the voting process and are confident that the results reflect the will of the people.

The CEOM reports “the initial assessment of Election Day activities by the CEOM is that the voters were able to cast their ballots without intimidation or fear, and that the results of the 6 December 2019 General Elections reflect the will of the people of the Commonwealth of Dominica.”

The Commonwealth Secretariat reiterated that there is no place for violence in the electoral process and assured that the 2019 general elections reflect the will of the people who voted.

At a press conference this afternoon, Head of the OAS mission here, former Prime Minister of Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham also found no irregularities sufficient to affect the results of the elections.  He reiterated several recommendations to modernise the electoral process.

Read the preliminary report of the OAS Observer Mission here:  Preliminary-Report–Dominica-final