Monday 17 June, 2019

UNC gears up for Local Government, General Elections

The United National Congress (UNC) is fully in election mode.

At a joint caucus of the UNC’s Parliamentary Arm and National Executive last Friday, dates for Constituency Executive Elections, and elections for the Women’s Arm and Youth Arm were decided.

Constituency Executive Elections will be held on two days: June 23 and June 30.  The elections for the Women’s Arm and Youth Arm would take place a week later, on July 7.

Nomination forms for the Constituency Executive Elections will be available at the party’s headquarters from tomorrow. The deadline for the submission of these forms is June 12.

Election Day one will cover the constituencies of : Barataria / San Juan; Caroni Central; Caroni East; Chaguanas East; Chaguanas West; Couva North; Couva South; Cumuto/Manzanilla; D’Abadie/O’Meara; Fyzabad; La Horquetta/Talparo; Lopinot/Bon Air West; Mayaro; Moruga /Tableland; Naparima; Oropouche East; Oropouche West; Pointe-a-Pierre; Princes Town; Siparia; St. Augustine; St. Joseph; Tabaquite; Toco/Sangre Grande; Tunapuna ; Tobago East; Tobago West.

Election Day 2 will cover the constituencies of Arima; Arouca / Maloney; Diego Martin Central; Diego Martin Northeast; Diego Martin West; La Brea; Laventille East / Morvant; Laventille West; Point  Fortin; Port-of-Spain North / St. Ann’s West; Port-of-Spain South; San Fernando East; San Fernando West; St. Ann’s East.

Meanwhile, Nomination forms for the Youth Arm and Women’s Arm Elections will also be available from tomorrow. The deadline for the submission of the completed forms is three weeks later – June 26.

Election venues are still to be advertised and will be done at least three days ahead of the election dates.

Further details on the upcoming elections can be found on the UNC’s Facebook page.

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