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Tag: Elections

Vetting the Register of Electors

Vetting the Register of Electors

| 12/01/2017 | 11 Comments

The Elections Office has been working commendably to encourage as many young persons as possible to register to vote. This registration drive seems to include Caymanians who are 17 years old and will turn 18 before Election Day. Young persons who are Caymanian “by entitlement” under the Immigration Law appear liable to automatically lose their […]

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Conviction for dishonesty and running for office

Conviction for dishonesty and running for office

| 10/01/2017 | 0 Comments

On your latest question of ex-convicts running for political office – can you provide additional information on the point of dishonesty? Is there a requirement for that person to have served 12 months? Is it connected to the other sections of the constitution on eligibility that precede it? Can a spent conviction for dishonesty mean the […]

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The right of an ex-convict to stand for election

The right of an ex-convict to stand for election

| 09/01/2017 | 9 Comments

Can an ex-convict run for political office in the Cayman Islands? Auntie’s answer: The elections questions continue in the run-up to May. Once more, I approached the Elections Office, an Ask Auntie Award winner, for help. The Cayman Islands Constitution sets out the qualifications and disqualifications for running for office but as the Elections Office official […]

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Worried about job situation on the Brac

Worried about job situation on the Brac

| 19/09/2016 | 9 Comments

What is being done about the lack of employment on Cayman Brac? Auntie’s answer: I know that the issue of employment, or the lack thereof, is important, especially for our young people finishing school and entering the job market. The end of summer can be a difficult time of year for our recent graduates as […]

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