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Elections 2020

St. Thomas-St. John Democratic Party to Initiate Drive-thru Voting on June 6

Drive-thru voting is an alternative to having voters go in-person to a polling station, vote electronically via an electronic voting system or postal voting.

Elections System Only Open for Nomination Petition and Paper Process

The public is reminded that the office remains closed to the public; therefore, persons must contact the offices prior to arrival or at the time of arrival.
Sen. Alicia Barnes expresses frustration with the representative from various government agencies testifying Wednesday on hurricane preparedness. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, USVI Legislature)

Sen. Alicia Barnes Won’t Seek Reelection

Sen. Alicia Barnes, the freshman St. Croix senator who received the most votes in 2018, is bowing out ahead of the 2020 election after one term.

Elections System Offices to Re-open May 29

Elections System Offices encourage all citizens to adhere to the established protocols from the Department of Health. “Stay Safe in Order to Keep Others Safe.”

Elections System Sets Daily Operations for Distribution of Nomination Petition and Papers, May 4-8

The Nomination Petitions and Papers will be available for pick up at the St. Croix and St. Thomas offices. Because the offices remain closed to public entry, persons must contact the offices before arrival.

Plan for Board of Election Members to Register Voters by Appointment Suspended

The plan to have board members handle voter registration duties has been suspended. Supervisor Fawkes apologizes for any inconvenience and will update the public of the reopening of voter registration.

Elections System Adds Dates for Distribution of Nomination Petitions

Effective April 24, due to the state of emergency because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Elections System is encouraging and authorizing aspirants to circulate their Nomination Petitions and Papers electronically.

Elections System to Distribute 2020 Nomination Petitions and Papers April 24

Nomination Petitions and Papers for the 2020 Elections will be available for pick up at the St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John Elections Offices between 9 a.m. and noon on Friday, April 24.

V.I. Democratic Party Releases Statement of Candidacy, Pledge of Support Form for June Caucus

Applicants must complete and submit the statement of candidacy form by 5 p.m., Sunday, May 17. The caucus will be held on Saturday, June 6.

Election System Suspends Voter Registration Due to Coronavirus

Although the offices will be closed for voter registration, applications for the Department of Human Services’ Elder, Dependent Adult and Disabled Person Registry will be available for pick up at the Elections System Offices in both districts.

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