Nominations for candidates in the forthcoming Ordinary Election for five of the 10 States of Alderney seats should be submitted during the seven days prior to 4pm on Friday November 11th.
The election takes place on Saturday November 26th at the Polling Station in the Members’ Room on the ground floor of the Island Hall between 9.30am and 6.30pm.
Nomination forms for candidates as a Member of the States of Alderney for a four-year period of office must be submitted to the Chief Executive at the States Offices during the seven-day period from Thursday November 3rd.
The public is advised that they should check that they are listed on the Electoral Roll or submit their Electoral Registration forms by 5pm on November 2nd to enable them to be able to vote at the election. Anyone over the age of 16 on October 15th and registered on the electoral role can vote.
Forms for both Electoral Roll registration and Election nominations are available online or from the General Office and Chief Executive’s Office at the Island Hall.
Residents who will be absent from the Island on Election Day and wish to vote can have a postal vote via an application form obtained from the Chief Executive’s Office. However, voting slips cannot be posted to applicants until after the nomination process has closed.
Those wishing to use a Proxy Vote should obtain an application form from the Chief Executive’s Office. A relative or friend can be nominated to cast a vote on behalf of a person unable to attend on Election Day.
Applications for both postal and proxy voting must be registered with the Chief Executive at least two working days prior to the election – 5pm on Wednesday November 23rd.
A booklet entitled ‘How Government Works’ is available at the General Office to anyone thinking of standing in the forthcoming elections.
The Ordinary Election is followed by a Plebiscite Election on Saturday December 10th in which voters choose two Members to represent the Island at the States of Deliberation in Guernsey.