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Cayman’s ‘opaque’ election campaign financing rules flagged

The 'Election Expert Mission' from the British Islands and the Mediterranean Region has identified the lack of transparency in election campaign financing as one of the key areas for growth highlighted by their report, made public on Friday.

Election observers raise concerns over ‘shadow party system’

Election observers have raised concerns in their report on this year's general election about candidates who ran as independents but who had unannounced political...

Domestic election observers begin mission

This 14 April there will be no international observer mission on the ground, as has been the norm for general elections. Instead, a domestic team has been charged with the task of monitoring the conduct of local polls, a mandate which Head of Mission Hadleigh Roberts said the team is ready to execute.

No action on recommendations from 2017 election observers

Following Cayman's May 2017 general election, official observers from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association issued a report listing 21 recommendations for updating local electoral processes and laws. To date, there has been no movement on them.

COVID-19 impacts election observers

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.

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