Press Release: Chief Elections Officer Addresses Recent Circulation of unauthorized Electors List

first_img Share 591 Views   no discussions Mr. Anthony continues, “The digital reproduction of the list is something that the Electoral Commission and the Electoral Office have given consideration to from time to time, however there is recognition that one key factor is the security of any list produced or any online publication of the list. But it is not something that has been dismissed outright.We continue to look at implementing this, once we have the appropriate legal framework and technologies in place.” LocalNews Press Release: Chief Elections Officer Addresses Recent Circulation of unauthorized Electors List by: – May 28, 2019 Share Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! It has been brought to the attention of the Electoral Office that there is, in circulation, an online publication of a document purporting to be a list of electors which has neither been authorized nor issued by this Office.The Electoral Office of Dominica reminds the public that the physical copies of the Register of Electors, produced by the Electoral Office for publication or for sale are the only legitimate source of elector information available in the Commonwealth of Dominica.The Electoral Office does not publish, sell or release for any reason, digital copies of the Register ofElectors. Only physical copies of the lists are ever released, as required by law. The Electoral Office alsoadvises against the replication of lists purchased from or issued by the Office.“We want to make it exceedingly clear that our systems have not been compromised and any elector information released digitally in the public domain did not come from the Voter Management System used by the Electoral Office. As required by law, Electors Lists are published and posted in all polling districts and the public asked to scrutinize the lists and bring any areas of concern to the attention of the Electoral Office,” said Chief Electoral Officer Ian Michael Anthony.Registered electors are urged to refer to the published Register of Electors and any subsequent supplementary lists in their respective polling districts or speak with the Assistant Registering Officers in their communities and constituencies to ensure that they have any queries addressed with the most up to date information regarding their status as duly registered.The Electoral Office of Dominica, under the direction of the Chief Registering Officer (Chief Elections Officer) is the only entity empowered by the Registration Of Electors Act (Chap 2:03) to collect, guard and produce elector information and the production and publishing of these lists are done multiple times per year.On the September 30th of each year, the Electoral Office is required to publish, in each polling district, the preliminary Register of Electors.The office is also tasked with publishing the final Register of Electors on the November 30th of the same year, inclusive of all additions to and removals from, the preliminary list. Additionally, supplementary lists are produced each quarter that features any newly registered persons duly registered in the preceding three months. Chief Elections Officer Ian-Michael Anthony. Tweetlast_img read more

Kohli becomes first to sweep top three ICC awards

first_img(Reuters) – Indian captain Virat Kohli capped a memorable 2018 season by becoming the first to win the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricketer, test and one-day international (ODI) player of the year awards, the ICC said today. Kohli, the top scorer in both tests and one-dayers in 2018, was also named captain of the ICC test and ODI teams of the year.The 30-year-old top-order batsman scored 1,322 runs in 13 tests at an average of 55.08, and scored 1,202 runs in 14 ODIs at an average of 133.55, notching up 11 centuries across the formats.Virat Kohli“It feels amazing. It’s a reward for all the hard work that you do throughout the calendar year,” Kohli said in a statement. “To be rewarded in this manner… is a very proud moment for me and something that gives you more motivation to keep repeating the same things because you have to keep the standard of cricket up and keep bringing in consistent performances.”Kohli, who won cricketer and ODI player of the year in 2017, was the unanimous choice for the former award in 2018, with South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada finishing runner-up, the ICC said.Rabada also finished second in the test player category, while Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan was runner-up to Kohli for the ODI award. ICC awards:Test team of the year: Tom Latham, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli (captain), Henry Nicholls, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Jason Holder, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Lyon, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Abbas.ODI team of the year: Rohit Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Virat Kohli (captain), Joe Root, Ross Taylor, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, Mustafizur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah. ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli (India)Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli (India)Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli (India) Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Rishabh Pant (India)Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year – Calum Macleod (Scotland)Men’s T20I Performance of the Year – Aaron Finch (172 off 76 balls v Zimbabwe)(Australia)Umpire of the Year – Kumar Dharmasena Spirit of Cricket – Kane Williamson (New Zealand)last_img read more