The 2019 OAS Electoral Observer Mission Chief & Former PM of Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham pinpoints areas to be addressed before another general election in Dominica
Chief of the OAS Electoral Observer Mission for Dominica's 2019 elections as well as Former Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham says Dominica is one of the few islands in the Caribbean without a voter ID Card, and says this needs to be put in place.
Ingraham highlighted lack of ID cards and an inaccurate voter registry as areas to be addressed before another election.
He made the comments during a virtual meeting of the Permanent Council of the OAS to give his final report of the latest general elections held in Dominica.
He says it must be noted that Dominica has no regulation regarding political electoral enhancing or disclosure of sources of funding, something he says must be regulated.
Former Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham
Meantime, Dominica's Ambassador to the OAS Vince Henderson says the government of Dominica remains committed to enhancing the electoral process.
He also says the introduction of voters ID Card has been accepted by the government of Dominica, and says strides are being made in that regard.
However; he continues to dispute that there are irregularities in Dominica's electoral system
Dominica's Ambassador to the OAS, Vince Henderson
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