The latest voters list which was updated and published publicly last week Monday contains 62,152 names and according to the election regulation all registered voters who have objections to the information on the list will have until Tuesday 29 January to file complaints to the Parliamentary Elections Office.
Supervisor of Elections Judy Benoit said that it duty of each registered voter to examine the list and if a problem is identified by any person with regards to their name spelling, occupation, or place of residence that problem need to be drawn to the attention of the Parliamentary Elections Office for correction.
“No objection to the list will be taken after January 29th,” said a statement from the Office. Objections to the list must be done in accordance with the official complaint forms at the various PEO sub offices or directly at its headquarters on Archibald Avenue.
In the meantime, on Thursday 31 January is Nomination Day and by 1:00pm Grenadians will know the number and the names of persons who are putting themselves up to be elected as the 15 members of the Lower House of Parliament which is general election is held on February 19th.
Despite of records from the Parliamentary Election Office which indicates that there are 17 political parties registered in the island, from all indicatiosn only the ruling National Democratic Congress and the New National Party have each presented candidates to contest each constituency.
Grenadians will be going to the polls on 19 February.
By Linda Straker