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ALP files motion to stop voter re-registration

Antigua Observer

By Martina Johnson –

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Around noon On October 2, Antigua Labour Party (ALP) attorney Samantha Marshall filed an originating motion on behalf of ALP Leader Gaston Browne and ALP spokersman Lionel “Max” Hurst, making good on the oppostion’s threat at the start of the week to stop voter re-registration currently under way.

Marshall said the motion is seeking injunctive relief to halt what the claimants allege is an unlawful re-registration process as well as declaratory orders stating the process is unlawful.

Re-registration began on Monday ahead of general elections constitutionally due next year.

The claimants say the re-registration is in breach of the Constitution and the Representation of the People Act 2001 under which it was outlined that Commonwealth citizens would be eligible to register to vote after legally residing in Antigua for three consecutive
years.

 

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Antigua Observer

By Martina Johnson –

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Around noon On October 2, Antigua Labour Party (ALP) attorney Samantha Marshall filed an originating motion on behalf of ALP Leader Gaston Browne and ALP spokersman Lionel “Max” Hurst, making good on the oppostion’s threat at the start of the week to stop voter re-registration currently under way.

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Marshall said the motion is seeking injunctive relief to halt what the claimants allege is an unlawful re-registration process as well as declaratory orders stating the process is unlawful.

Re-registration began on Monday ahead of general elections constitutionally due next year.

The claimants say the re-registration is in breach of the Constitution and the Representation of the People Act 2001 under which it was outlined that Commonwealth citizens would be eligible to register to vote after legally residing in Antigua for three consecutive
years.