Crowds Lineup At St. Kitts’ Electoral Offices
Photo By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
October 01, 2008 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has extended the deadline for persons whose names are on the current voters list to confirm their registration.
“The period from 27th December 2007 to 30th September 2008 that was designated as the Registration Period pursuant to the National Assembly Elections (Appointment of Registration Period) Order is hereby extended to the 4th October 2008,” a Statutory Rules and Orders signed on September 30th by Prime Minister Douglas stated.
Consequent on the signing of the Order, Supervisor of Elections and Chief Registration Officer, Mr. Leroy Benjamin issued a statement informing the public that confirmation of registered voters has been extended from Wednesday 1st October 2008 to Saturday 4th October 2008.
Over the past few days scores of persons have lined up outside the Electoral offices in St. Kitts and in Nevis in an effort to meet the September 30th 2008 deadline.
The Electoral Office in St. Kitts confirmed persons from 7:45 A.M. until 10:45 P.M. Tuesday 30th September and until 8:00 PM Monday 29th September. Normal working hours are from 8 A.M to 5 P.M.