Today, Wednesday, February 8, 2023, is Election Day for Wards II, III, and IV of the Roseau City Council.
The candidates contesting these wards are:
Ward II – Riah Brumant, whose symbol is the tree; Ericson Romain, whose symbol is the bird; and Rhoda St. John, whose symbol is the bicycle.
Ward III – Quincy Dwayne Angol, whose symbol is the tree; Michael Anthony Moreau, whose symbol is the bird; and Sherika Winston, whose symbol is the bicycle.
Ward IV – Marilia Vernicia Adams, whose symbol is the tree; Wayne Donald Benjamin, whose symbol is the bird; Sherman Hartford Boston, whose symbol is the bicycle; and Christina J. Sobers, whose symbol is the car.
Four thousand. six hundred and sixty-six (4,666) electors are registered to vote in Ward II comprising part of Roseau Central Constituency and Bath Estate.
Two thousand, five hundred and forty-seven (2,547) electors are registered to vote in Ward III comprising Lower and Upper Goodwill and St. Aroment.
Four thousand, nine hundred and sixty-two (4,962) electors are registered to vote in Ward IV comprising Pottersville, Gutter area, Fond Cole (excluding Morne Daniel), Stockfarm below the Dominica China Friendship Hospital, and the Glasgow Ridge.
“The polls open at 7:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM, following which the preliminary count of ballots cast will take place. The final counting of ballots will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2023, commencing at 9:00 AM,” Chief Elections Officer, Ian-Michael Anthony stated.
He noted that the persons elected in Wards II, III, and IV will together with Ken George and Sandra Ermine Royer, constitute the eight (8) persons elected to the Council.
Mr. George and Ms. Royer were declared duly elected at the close of nominations for Ward I. Ward I comprises Citronier, Newtown, Kings Hill, The Morne (Morne Bruce), Elmshall, the High Street and Turkey Lane area, and Fortune.
The Roseau City Council comprises thirteen (13) persons, eight (8) of whom are elected and five (5) nominated by the Minister responsible for Local Government.