VOTER EDUCATION – Absolutely NO party colours are to be worn (Red, Yellow, Green)

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Absolutely NO party colours are to be worn to the polls on election day, Thursday November 5, 2020. Those colours are; Red, Yellow and Green.

Similarly, NO symbols/paraphernalia representing any party should be worn.
All fingernail polish must be removed from the voting finger (index finger which is dipped in indelible ink).
All voters/electors are encouraged to wear masks/face coverings while at the polling station.
Hand Sanitation will be implemented before and during the voting process.
Polls for general voters open at 7am and close at 5pm.
The period 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm has been agreed to as the time assigned for voting on Thursday, November 5, 2020, by eligible electors/voters who are in day 6 to day 14 quarantine.
Intoxicating Liquor not to be sold or given away on Polling Day.

The Correct way to VOTE

1. Be sure to find out exactly where you are to vote BEFORE Election Day.

2. Present your ID Card and follow the instructions of the Presiding Officer.

  • Identify yourself by speaking loud enough so that all the Officers can hear you.

3. Go behind the voting screen and mark an clearly for the candidate of your choice in the space provided.

  • Fold your ballot twice as instructed to protect the secrecy of your vote, leaving the counterfoil.
  • Do not show anyone who you have voted for. Neither take a photo of the marked ballot. 

4. Give the folded ballot to the Presiding Officer so that he/she can detach the counterfoil. Dip your finger in the ink and…..WATCH while your unopened ballot is put in the box.

5. Leave the vicinity in a peaceful manner.