As of Friday, 55.6% of the number of signatures required to prompt a people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project had been verified, according to the Elections Office.

So far, 2,942 signatures have been verified.

As well as doing house-to-house verifications, the Elections Office is also setting up ‘verification locations’ and its staff members are available at booths at the following locations and times:

Foster’s Food Fair, Republix Plaza, West Bay: Thursday, 25 July, 4‑7pm.

Foster’s Food Fair, Airport Centre, George Town: Saturday, 27 July, 10am to 3pm.

Foster’s Food Fair, The Strand, West Bay Road: Monday, 22 July, 4‑7pm; Saturday, 27 July, 10am to 3pm; Monday, 29 July, 4‑7pm.

Hurley’s Market, Grand Harbour: Monday, 22 July, 3‑7pm; Wednesday, 24 July, 3‑7pm; Monday, 29 July, 3‑7pm.

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