RSSElection Questions

Can I sign a petition if not in Cayman?

Can I sign a petition if not in Cayman?

| 02/05/2019 | 2 Comments

How do overseas students who are registered voters sign a petition?  Auntie’s answer: This question was asked in reference to the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project. There is a process in place facilitated by Cruise Port Referendum Cayman to accommodate people living abroad, such as students. Anyone who wants […]

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Removing an MLA from office

Removing an MLA from office

| 07/12/2017 | 6 Comments

While I am familiar with the process for removing a premier and the speaker from the speakership, the process for removing an MLA from the Legislative Assembly entirely is unfamiliar to me. Would I be correct in assuming that it includes a formal review and a vote in the LA? Also in the case of […]

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Upset by sore losers in election

Upset by sore losers in election

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments

Is it not considered to be in poor taste and a breach of tradition for a failed election candidate, who was incumbent, to simply ignore his/her opponent’s victory, refuse to congratulate them, and to just continue on “campaigning” against them as if they did not just win the election? Would tradition not dictate that the […]

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Budget for the General Elections

Budget for the General Elections

| 09/07/2017 | 0 Comments

Can you please enquire on the budgeted allocated to the Elections Office for the recent 2017 elections and also enquire on the actual cost incurred? Auntie’s answer: I was able to get half of your question answered and decided not to wait for the rest since this is a timely topic. But I also want […]

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Does right to be Caymanian equal right to be a candidate?

Does right to be Caymanian equal right to be a candidate?

| 18/05/2017 | 7 Comments

Can a Caymanian status holder stand for election? There are many resident expatriates and they really should have a voice in the LA. In the UK there are a large number of MPs of various ethnic origin reflecting the racial background of the voters. Auntie’s answer: Once more, the very prompt and helpful Elections Office […]

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