NJAM condemns the Dominica Electoral Commission abdicating its dutyto investigate an alleged violation of the Statutory Declaration by a candidate contesting the Grand Bay Bye-election tomorrow Thursday 25thNovember
In a Press Statement released today 24th November, the National JointAction Movement (NJAM) says it believes the conduct of the Dominica Electoral Commission in abdicating its responsibilities of investigating an alleged violation of the Statutory Declaration by a Candidate contesting the Grand Bay Bye-election tomorrow Thursday 25thNovember 2021, must be condemned by all Dominicans.
The Electoral Commission is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the electoral process in Dominica is always free and fair in the period leading to, during and after an election. Therefore, any complaint brought before the Commission must be investigated to avoid any contamination of the electoral process.
Having had numerous complaints presented to the Electoral Commission reference the allegations of a false declaration made by Ambassador Vince Henderson, a Candidate nominated to contest the Grand Bay Bye-election, NJAM states categorically that the Electoral Commission has the legal and constitutional responsibility to immediately intervene in the matter before the said Bye-election is held.
Failure to do so must result in immediate Court action to force the Commission to execute its moral and legal responsibilities.
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