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Camp by-election scheduled for September

Ian Hansen resigned from his position as a Camp MLA last month, leaving one seat out of three vacant.

A by-election must be held within 70 days of a seat being vacated and Thursday, 21 September, was appointed by Proclamation today.

Completed nomination papers must be submitted to the office of the returning officer by Tuesday, 22 August, and anyone wishing to stand must be 18 years of age, and registered as an elector.

The closing date to go on the Register of Electors is Monday, 21 August.

To be eligible for registration as an elector, the applicant must be:

  • A British/British Overseas Territory/British Overseas citizen
  • A Falkland Islands status holder
  • Aged 18 years or over
  • Resident in the Falkland Islands: (a) on the date of application; and (b) for the 12 months preceding the application; or may be treated as being so resident under the Electoral Ordinance
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