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Wednesday, Oct 04, 2023

Voters encouraged to complete 2023 Post-Election Survey

Voters encouraged to complete 2023 Post-Election Survey

A survey has been created for voters to provide feedback on the execution of the 2023 General Elections.

According to a press release from Government Information Services (GIS) on May 4, 2023, the thirteen-question survey is completely anonymous and covers topics including, but are not limited to, the accessibility and efficiency of polling stations, the effectiveness of ballots and electronic machines, and the overall voting experience.

Supervisor of Elections, Ms Scherrie N. Griffin said, “The purpose of this survey is to gather information about each individual’s unique experience voting in the 2023 General Elections. We hope that this information can be used to guide the way in which elections can and should be conducted after highlighting what worked well and what areas may need improvement.”

Supervisor of Elections Ms Scherrie N. Griffin said the purpose of the survey is to gather information about each individual’s unique experience voting in the 2023 General Elections.



Deadline

May 15, 2023 is the deadline for completion of the survey which can be accessed directly at surveymonkey.com/r/RC8HK5K or at bvi.gov.vg/elections under the ‘2023 Post-Election Survey’ tab. Persons with questions or concerns should contact the Office of the Supervisor of Elections at 468-4380 or electionsvi@gov.vg.

International election observers found that the [British] Virgin Islands 2023 General Election broadly met international standards.

The Election Observation Mission, run by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR), was in the territory from April 16, 2023, and spoke to a wide variety of stakeholders as part of the pre-election observation.

According to a Government Information Services (GIS) press release on April 26, 2023, the Head of Mission, Hon Fatoumatta Njai from The Gambia, said: “The British Virgin Islands has delivered a well-administered election, which was carried out in a calm and professional manner. Polling staff were well-trained, diligent and helpful, and efforts to promote voting by elderly voters and persons with disabilities were commendable.”

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