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Candidates for Prospect Michael Myles and Sabrina Turner join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has confirmed his office has forwarded a number of complaints of election offences to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service for investigation.
Candidate for Red Bay Sammy Jackson joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning for in his district.
While campaigns ramp up efforts to attract voters, the Elections Office and police are urging caution regarding candidates’ claims while canvassing for support. The warning comes as accusations of vote buying have circulated unverified in the community.
Compass news editor Caroline James and panel Tammi Sulliman and Richard Barton discuss this week's debates and election happenings.
Nine residents have been appointed to serve as domestic election observers in the 2021 General Election, Governor Martyn Roper announced Monday.
Progressives leader Roy McTaggart said Monday there would be no place for McKeeva Bush in his Cabinet if he becomes Premier after the election on April 14.
Candidates for George Town East, Roy McTaggart, Emily DeCou, Frank McField, Christina Hislop Rowlandson, and Richard Bernard join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
With first round of mobile voting in 2021 General Election complete, turnout for early voting has so far been encouraging, according to Supervisor of Elections, Wesley Howell.
With 16 days left to the 14 April general election, the Progressives-led alliance unveiled its manifesto outlining why it should it be returned to...
Candidate for George Town South Alric Lindsay joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning on for his district.
While 14 April is coming up quickly, more than 300 people have already had their say in the general election this week as they cast their ballots using the Elections Office mobile voting.
While boundary lines may separate the four constituencies that make up the district of West Bay, residents are united when it comes to the challenges impacting their communities.
Candidate for George Town West Ellio Solomon joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning on for his district.
Compass journalist Reshma Ragoonath and panel Tammi Sulliman, Paul Byles and Richard Barton take a closer look at insurance, education and election theatrics.
George Town Central candidate Kenneth Bryan joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues affecting his district.
Crosstalk District Debate: George Town North candidates Joey Hew and Johann Moxam join host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues facing their district.
Starting Monday, Elections Office staff will be heading out to Cayman's 19 constituencies to kick off mobile voting.
It may be almost two years since Sunrise Cottage closed its doors in East End, but the absence of the residential facility for senior citizens is still being felt in the constituencies of East End and North Side.
West Bay South candidates Raul Nicholson-Coe and André Ebanks squared up on Wednesday's eighth Cayman Crosstalk district debate. Nicholson-Coe and Ebanks are both independent candidates...
Davenport Development has refuted Premier Alden McLaughlin's statement announcing an agreement had been reached for a local access road. But McLaughlin says, "I simply reported what I understood".
A total of 50 people have, so far, applied to be domestic election observers for the 14 April general elections, Governor Martyn Roper has...
A Cayman Crosstalk district debate was momentarily derailed on Tuesday as West Bay North incumbent Bernie Bush refused to participate in the discussion after...
May 26 has been officially removed as a public holiday, Government Information Services has confirmed.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has said agreement has been reached with Grand Harbour and Davenport Development for a local access road for the Red Bay and Prospect communities to ease traffic woes in the area.
West Bay North candidates Bernie Bush and Rolston Anglin join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues affecting their district.
In the run-up to almost every Cayman Islands general election over the past 30 years, the same issues of immigration, education and training, development and cost-of-living have dominated the debate.
Compass news editor Caroline James and panel including Tammi Sulliman, Paul Byles and Richard Barton as they discuss this week's debates and announcements.
As Cayman's election season gets into its stride, in run-up to the 14 April, a team of police investigators are on hand in case their services are required.
Independent candidate Alva Suckoo has joined the Progressives alliance team, bringing to 12 the number of nominees running as part of the group in the 14 April general election.
Cayman voters will be heading to the polls on 14 April to choose a candidate to be their representative in Parliament. Here, the Compass breaks down some of the most frequently asked questions about the local electoral process.
West Bay Central candidate Katherine Ebanks-Wilks joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discus the issues she is campaigning for in her district.
Historian and political analyst Roy Bodden joins us to discuss the run-up to the 14 April elections, the future of party politics, and the female influence in politics.
East End incumbent Arden McLean and challenger McCleary Frederick say, if elected, they will not join forces with McKeeva Bush to form a coalition government.
Governor Martyn Roper confirmed Tuesday that there will be no international election observers coming to Cayman to oversee the 2021 general elections.
Over the past two decades, Cayman’s legislators have dedicated countless days of debate to discuss proposals put forward by backbenchers or opposition members.
Cayman knows who the candidates will be at the general election. But the choice facing voters is far from clear.
Three individuals became the first to vote in the 14 April general election through postal ballots issued Monday by the Elections Office.
Editor-in-chief Kevin Morales, Tammi Sulliman and Paul Byles review the week's political debates, and offer insight analysis leading up to the 14 April elections.
Sitting MPs Moses Kirkconnell and Juliana O'Connor-Connolly are both facing off against one opponent each, as they fight to secure re-election to represent Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman and Cayman Brac East, respectively.
What is the most pressing environmental issue in the Cayman Islands you would like to see candidates address if elected?
Candidates vying for the North Side constituency provided mixed views about whether they would work with West Bay West MP McKeeva Bush if he is re-elected to Parliament.
Cabinet has not yet made a decision on whether 26 May will remain a public holiday, Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has said.
Candidates for North Side Ezzard Miller, Johany Ebanks, Justin Ebanks and Debra Broderick join host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
Local and international COVID-19 health protocols are posing a challenge for the Elections Office’s bid to have independent observers on island to oversee the 14 April polls, Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has said.
Cayman is fielding 11 female candidates in the upcoming election, representing just over one-fifth of the total number of contenders, with fewer women running compared to 2017.
Premier Alden McLaughlin on Thursday night announced the official line-up of the alliance that is running with the Progressives party in the 14 April general election.
Candidate for Cayman Brac East Elvis McKeever joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe for the district debate.
The 50 candidates vying for a seat in the House of Parliament have been cleared for the election race, the Election Office has confirmed.
In the run-up to the polls, the Cayman Compass will be checking in with constituents across the islands in this special ‘Voter Voices’ series to hear what issues are uppermost in their minds when it comes to deciding who they want for their Member of Parliament.
Quarantining voters will be allowed to cast their ballots in the general election using mobile or postal voting, Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has confirmed.
The Resh Hour with Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell as preparations for the 14 April general elections are officially underway.
As the clock winds down on his time at the helm of the Progressives, Premier Alden McLaughlin has signalled that he wants to tackle the financial services and international trade portfolios should the party lead the next government.
Monday, 1 March 2021 was another historic day for Cayman Islands democracy as candidates filed their nomination paperwork to become eligible to run for...
Incumbent North Side MP Ezzard Miller has told the Compass he has Cayman's top job in his sights.
Just hours after nominations for the 2021 general election closed, three of the West Bay candidates were on a stage outlining their plans and manifestos.
Vandals have defaced one of George Town West candidate Kenrick Webster's election posters.
On Nomination Day, the three East End candidates in the upcoming election shared the main topics that will dominate their campaigns.
Battle lines were drawn Monday as Nomination Day kicked off as Premier Alden McLaughlin and leader-in-waiting Roy McTaggart rallied the Progressives candidates in George Town.
Though they are scheduled to face off in the 2021 election, Osbourne 'Ossie' Bodden and Dwayne 'John John' Seymour embraced as they crossed paths during Nomination Day on Monday afternoon.
The 2021 election campaign is officially under way with 50 candidates confirming their intention to run on a hectic Nomination Day.
The Cayman Democratic Party, which was formerly known as the United Democratic Party, is not making an appearance in this year’s general election.
As Nomination Day wraps up and the confirmed list of candidates contesting the 14 April general election is formally drawn up, it's open season on electioneering.
Live coverage of nomination day for the 2021 election in Cayman, as candidates file nomination forms with officials in their districts.
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All aspiring candidates, who are considering running for office, must file nomination forms with election officials in their respective districts on Monday, 1 March.
The Elections Office released a statement Friday saying it will be able to find a way for those in isolation to safely cast their ballots in the 14 April general election.
André Ebanks, who until recently was the Cayman Islands representative to the UK and Europe, has officially declared he intends to run for office as an independent for West Bay South.
With just days to go until 1 March, Nomination Day, negotiations are already under way to create a Progressives-led coalition campaign.
Mario Ebanks, a former member of the Progressives party who is running as an independent, has announced his intention to challenge incumbent McKeeva Bush in the West Bay West constituency.
The Human Rights Commission has raised objection to quarantining voters missing out on casting their ballot during the 14 April general election.
East End hopeful Isaac Rankine denied today that he has joined the Progressives, following speculation on social media.