The 2016 Provisional Register of Electors for St Helena has today been published in an Extraordinary Gazette (No. 50, Monday 23 May 2016).
Members of the public now have until 4pm on Wednesday 8 June 2016 to come forward if they would like to add or remove their name, remove the name of someone who has died or left the Island, correct the name of someone who has married, change an Electoral District or change an address on the Register.
To register, persons must:
- Be over the age of 18 years with St Helena as their ordinary place of residence
- Have St Helenian status or be the spouse or life partner of a person who has such status.
The 2016 Provisional Register of Electors can be found on the SHG website at http://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/government-gazettes/ and hard copies can be inspected between 9am and 12.30pm and 1pm and 4pm on any day (except Saturdays, Sundays, or public holidays), at the Office of the Registration Officer, The Castle, Jamestown.
Copies will also be available, during the respective normal opening hours, at the following locations:
- Customer Service Centre, Jamestown
- Public Library, Jamestown
- ENRD Offices, Scotland, and
- Rural sub-Post Offices.
Copies can also be obtained from Assistant Registration Officers, Gina Benjamin and Desmond Wade, and from the Officers listed below:
HTH – Karen Yon, Michelle Yon, Connie Johnson
Jamestown – Robert Essex, Alicia Thomas, Olive Williams
Alarm Forest – Brenda Thomas
Longwood – Paula Moyce, Christina Henry
Levelwood – Ronald Coleman, Pamela Joshua
Sandy Bay – Alfred Isaac, Anita Legg
Blue Hill – Elizabeth March, Georgina Young
St Paul’s – Alfreda Yon, Jackie Moyce
On Ascension, Assistant Registration Officer Gerrilyn Crowie and the office of the Administrator will also hold hard copies.
Applications for additions or changes to the Register must be made in writing on the correct form (available at each inspection venue), although applications may be made by letter. Applications can be delivered directly to the Registration Officer at The Castle, or handed to an Assistant Registration Officer. The deadline for applications is 4pm on Wednesday 8 June 2016.
If your name is not on the Register you will not be able to stand or vote in any upcoming General or Bye-Election.
The final Register will be published on Friday 1 July 2016. This Register will then be used for the Bye-Election in August or September this year – to fill the seat on Legislative Council to be vacated by Councillor Nigel Dollery on his resignation, effective from 1 July 2016.
Further information about registering and making amendments can be obtained from Assistant Registration Officer, Gina Benjamin, at the Castle on telephone 22470 or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
23 May 2016