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EC to conduct assembly elections in Jasikan, Guan Districts on December 19

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that it will conduct the District Level Elections (DLEs) in the Jasikan and Guan Districts on the 19th of December 2023.

This follows the passage of the Constitutional Instrument (CI) that allows the EC to conduct the exercise in the districts in question.

It would be recalled that Nominations for the 2023 District Level Elections were not received in the Jasikan and Guan Districts on the 16th and 17th of November 2023 as was the case in the other districts.

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This was because CI 119 (to be amended) which had then been laid in Parliament had not matured.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that it will conduct the District Level Elections (DLEs) in the Jasikan and Guan Districts on the 19th of December 2023.

This follows the passage of the Constitutional Instrument (CI) that allows the EC to conduct the exercise in the districts in question.

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It would be recalled that Nominations for the 2023 District Level Elections were not received in the Jasikan and Guan Districts on the 16th and 17th of November 2023 as was the case in the other districts.

This was because CI 119 (to be amended) which had then been laid in Parliament had not matured.

“Nominations for the Unit Committee Elections shall be witnessed by the signatures or marks of the Proposer and the Seconder and supported by eight (8) other persons who are residents and registered to vote in the Electoral Area,” it added.

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The EC stated that all inquiries related to the elections should be addressed to the District Officers of the Electoral Commission in the Jasikan and Guan Districts.

Source: Citinewsroom

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