Attorney General Peter hopes for unity concerning electoral process

Levi Peter

Attorney General Levi Peter has called for a unified approach from trade unions, political parties, and stakeholders following the presentation of the final document for electoral reform for Dominica.

The final document from Eminent Caribbean Jurist, Sir Dennis Byron was presented during a function held at the State House Conference Centre last week.

Sir Byron was tasked by the Government of Dominica to be the sole commissioner to advance efforts towards electoral reform in Dominica.

“I hope we can get to the point that we can accept that we have an electoral process, that we engage in it, and that we respect the results of that process and once the election is done we come together as a unified nation to seek to improve our nation for all of our benefits, to the maximum that we can,” he said.

Attorney Peter continued, “I hope that we all wish, honestly and seriously, to get over that hurdle of electoral reform and to get to a position where we can comfortably engage in the electoral process as one people, one nation.”

He added, “We may have different colours, different stripes, different religions, different political parties, different football and cricket teams, and other differences that we may have.”

According to Attorney Peter when the next election comes around, “we fight, as some may say we fight like hell and that’s fine.”

He said that’s what the electoral process in a democracy is about.

“You fight fairly within the electoral system, within the rules, then you accept that there is a winner, whoever is the loser is magnanimous, recognizing and accepting the winner and we all proceed to develop this beautiful land of ours,” Attorney Peter noted.

Furthermore, he said it is with the view of achieving this, that the government saw it fit to try to arrive at a situation where all could engage, hopefully, honestly in the process of advancement of electoral reform or electoral modernization in Dominica.

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  1. Skipp
    June 28, 2023

    O please Levi- that so called Electoral Reform document subtitled by Mr. Byron is nothing but a crap shoot…. It is not worth the official paper it is written on.
    Enjoy your life Levi.

    • June 30, 2023

      Weren’t you clamouring for electoral reform? Now you have gotten it, it is nothing but a crap shoot, not worth the paper it is written on. What are you worth when you (not keep) but Skipp writing garbage on DNO?

  2. Jonathan Y St Jean
    June 27, 2023

    Does Levy Peter forget that Skerritt promised electoral reform in the past, to include the last election, and went ahead to call elections without said reform. He had in his possession recommendations from Caricom, OECS among others and he disregarded those suggestions. The enactment of legislation to improve the electoral process is not the end of the process but only a phase of the marathon of good governance. In the age of populism leaders like Skerritt and his minions look for ways to circumvent the laws and use the machinery of government which they have corrupted with their “bought”, selfish, unpatriotic and unscrupulous hyenas. Where is the electoral commission in all of this? What’s the purpose and function of the electoral commission if not to ensure that elections are free and fair. Politicians must not be allowed to lead the consultations and discussions towards a final document, instead civic leaders must be given control of the process. I hope Levi is listening.

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  3. Bwa-Banday
    June 27, 2023

    Levi Peter who is supposed to be the people’s attorney but instead has obediently acted as the dictator’s lead counsel. No one should pay mind to that bloody clown now seeking relevance. But I hasten to remind Levi his time is drawing neigh also. God will not be kind to people like this. Tick tok!

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  4. Lin clown
    June 27, 2023

    I have a copy of the constitution of the commonwealth of Dominica,all 111 pages.There is no where in the constitution or the laws of Dominica which mentions electoral reform.The UWP filed numerous petitions on elections all,using the constitution were dumped in the gabbage pail.In the 2019 election all 3 observers said the election was free,one of the 3 said it was not NECCESARILY fare,based of reports given to the observers by UWP.In one of the petition brought by UWP,the judge said IF what UWP said IS TRUE another election OUGHT not to be conducted.The UWP does not say people make comment on what they say,and what they say are all lies.In 2019 they say the election was stolen,evidence show UWP lost 1,163 votes and DLP got only 222 votes more than they got in 2014.Where did the hundreds of plane loads carrying between 8,000 and 13,000 people vote and for which party?UWP and their handful of traitors MUST understand this cursed party is dead.Dead never to resurrect.

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  5. JAH KAL
    June 27, 2023

    That’s another waste of time, working for skerrit and not the people.

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  6. PolySci
    June 27, 2023

    An independent panel should oversee the process of electoral reforms. A cross section of the society should facilitate the implementation of the necessary reforms. Not Skerritt and his cohorts.

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  7. Ibo France
    June 27, 2023

    Well! Well! Well! This farce of a government has:
    *Poured scorn on electoral reform done by Mia Mottley
    *Dismissed that which was offered by the Commonwealth
    *Rejected that of the OAS
    *Scoffed at that presented by CARICOM
    These last three organisations have many decades of experience in handling election matters, did it totally free of cost.

    Roosevelt carefully and cunningly handpicked the beguiling Dennis Byron. Paid him $750K. I knew the outcome would be disastrous. How did I know this? I repeat ad nauseam – Anything Roosevelt does is strictly for political advantageousness. Everything!

    I say this with utmost confidence in Roosevelt. As long as this habitual Liar remains at the apex position in government, fair minded Dominicans can kiss a level playing field electoral system good-bye.

    Only when a large mass of determined grassroot patriots shut down Roseau for as long as it takes will the country get a fair electoral system

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    • Man bite dogs
      June 27, 2023

      Yes Ibo allcock and brown, stick your poison pen in as usual, also the only thing you good at is bla bla bla and probably knickers wearing sad old b*****d.

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    • June 28, 2023

      What is it do you want from Skerrit, Ibo? Writing all that garbage on DNO everyday will get you nowhere. Why don’t you engage with Government Ministers since you feel you are so educated when you are not. I am getting sick of your garbage everyday including Meme’s and the rest of your blue Monkeys. All your thumbs up are from foolish, uneducated, worthless blue monkeys.

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  8. Taniya
    June 27, 2023

    Here is another clown singing for his supper. No conscience, no shame, no decency. Just a braying donkey.

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    • June 28, 2023

      He is singing for his supper; are you singing for your breakfast or are you writing garbage for your lunch?

      • Taniya
        June 29, 2023

        I would never in a life time engage with something like you. You just haven’t got what it takes. Mash!

        • June 30, 2023

          I did have a girlfriend in America one time whose name is Taniya. She is a very beautiful, intelligent, well-versed, well-rounded young lady. Too bad you don’t fall in that class.

  9. MEME
    June 27, 2023

    Ekectoral Reform NOT Modernisation!!!
    Dominicans must always remember that Skerrit is the one who has blocked electoral reform from 2008.
    Remember the e-mail from Anthony Astaphan to Roosevelt Skerrit on
    27-03-2008?? EXCERPT!
    “”Brother, don’t drift too far. Tried calling you today, but could not get through. There is madness happening at the Commission…………..Those fellas are talking about reform…….this will UNDERMINE your re eleection legacy””.
    So we must not allow Skerrit or Levi to make us believe that they were ever interested in electoral reform, and they must PLEASE stay away from it.. !!

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    • Man bite dogs
      June 27, 2023

      Meme, Go meet your good friend Putin, in Russia and stay there your bladder is full of propaganda bulls**t .

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