Voter registration open Saturday

Update, 19 Saturday, 2013, 5pm: On Friday, 64 people attended the Elections Office to register to vote, while 10 others filed changes to their name, address or occupation. On Saturday, 14 people registered and eight filed changes of information. In Cayman Brac, Registering Officer Ellen Lazzari reported five people registering to vote through Friday and none on Saturday. The unofficial totals through Saturday are therefore 167 newly registered voters in Grand Cayman and five in the Sister Islands.

The Cayman Islands Elections Office will be open on Saturday from 10am until 4pm for people to register to vote or change their voter information.

A registration station will be set up in the ground floor lobby.

Through Thursday, 89 people had registered, while 26 others had filed changes of name, address or occupation.

The office will also accept applications to register or change details on Monday, from 8.30am until 5pm.

Tuesday, 22 January, is the final date of the extension granted by the Governor, Duncan Taylor, after legislators passed a government motion requesting more time. On Tuesday, the office will be open from 8.30am until midnight.

The Elections Office is located in the Smith Road Centre, 150 Smith Road.

Individuals registering to vote must bring photo identification and a birth certificate. If the applicant is Caymanian by birth, he or she should also submit a copy of a birth certificate of a parent or grandparent who was born in Cayman. If the applicant  possesses Caymanian status, he or she should submit the certificate of status in addition to the birth certificate.