May 8, 2021

Cayman: 2021 Election Day Run Sheet

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See below for a breakdown of what information will be available where and when on Election Day tomorrow (14):   – Wednesday Command Centre @ GAB 4am – Elections command centre opens to send ballots to District. BM to cover and CIGTV to get interview with observers. Note:  Command centre will be live-streaming on CIGTV […]

Cayman: Face masks on Election Day clarified

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The Elections Office wishes to clarify to voters that, due to the high turnout expected on Election Day, the wearing of face masks or coverings is encouraged but is not a requirement to vote. “Should someone choose not to wear a face mask at a polling station, this will not impede their ability to cast […]

Cayman: Electors confirmed ahead of Election Day

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The Official List of Electors which will be used in the 2021 General Election has been finalised and comes into effect today, Thursday, 1 April.  Following claims and objection hearings, a total of 23,609 voters are included on the list and are eligible to cast their ballot.  Voting is already underway for the 2021 General […]

The Editor Speaks: How much did our good doctor pay and why?

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Dr. Steve Tomlinson is said to have paid out a lot of money to help a large number of the so called “Independents” who ran in the 2017 elections. Kenneth Bryan, for instance, who won his seat astonishingly against the vastly more talented and highly praised Marco Archer, had started his campaign a very long […]

Special needs voters

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Cayman Islands Special Needs Voters Train to Cast Ballots For the first time ever, a unique exercise in empowerment will allow one group of special needs voters to cast their votes in the General Elections on Wednesday, 24 May 2017, with greater confidence. Fourteen out of 21 registered voters with disabilities at the Sunrise Adult […]

OAS observes conclusion of electoral cycle in Haiti

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From Caribbean News Now PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — The electoral observation mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to the legislative and local elections in Haiti has commended the country on the organization of a very complex election, but expressed concern over low turnout, particularly in urban areas. The OAS mission, headed by […]

It’s 2017: Here’s where you can legally smoke weed now [in the USA]

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By Melia Robinson From Business Insider The United States is gradually becoming the land of the red, white, and green. After a historic election cycle, which saw four states pass ballot initiatives legalizing nonmedical marijuana,one in five Americansnow live in a state where it’s legal to smoke weed without a doctor’s letter. The industry is on […]

Johnnie Moore: Evangelical panic over death of Christianity helped fuel Trump win

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By Bill Hoffmann From Newsmax The sweeping support evangelicals gave Donald Trump on Election Day was stoked by their fear that Christianity is being killed off, Johnnie Moore, a spokesman for My Faith Votes, which focuses on getting Christian Americans to the polls, tells Newsmax TV. “America has become an increasingly intolerant place for Christians…. […]

Trump assassination threats mounting on social media

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By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax President-elect Donald Trump is being threatened following Tuesday’s election with calls through social media for his assassination, and the Secret Service will likely investigate all threats they deem to be credible ones, according to security sources. Secret Service spokesperson Nicole Mainor declined comment on the growing number of posts, telling […]

Why did the polls get it so wrong in Trump-Clinton election?

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By Ed Murray From NJ Advance Media for NJ.com TRENTON — Statistics guru Nate Silver successfully called all 50 states and the District of Columbia for President Barack Obama in 2012. This time, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton even though Silver gave her a 71 percent chance of winning. Pollsters and statisticians were left wondering […]