Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the by-election for the Soufriere Constituency will be held on June 7th 2016.
The seat became vacant on Tuesday April 26th 2016 following the resignation of Ian Pinard.
Pinard resigned as a result of what he describes as allegations made against him.
In a statement Monday, Mr Skerrit said in keeping with section 55 of the Constitution, he has advised the President of Dominica that the by-election for the Soufriere Constituency be held on the 7th June, 2016, and nomination day be declared for May 20th 2016.
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