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EDITORIAL – Political campaigns enter the home stretch

In three short weeks, Cayman Islands voters will stream to the country’s polling stations for Cayman’s quadrennial exercise in democracy.

Calls for clarity on candidate eligibility

Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush has called for amendments to the Constitution to clarify who can stand in Cayman Islands elections.

Court disqualifies 2nd election candidate

Cayman Brac independent candidate Nickolas DaCosta is barred from standing in the May 24 general elections because he has U.S. citizenship, obtained through family ties rather than by birth, Chief Justice Anthony Smellie ruled Wednesday.

Three candidates face eligibility challenges

Constitutional challenges were filed on Wednesday and Thursday against three independent candidates by the Cayman Islands Elections Office.

‘Politics’ seen in voter challenges

A political candidate, a politician’s sister, a murderer who was released on license and an elite athlete are among the Cayman Islands residents whose cases will be considered in hearings this week, just before the voters lists are finalized for the May 24 general election.

Record-setting Nomination Day: 63 hopefuls compete for 19 seats

A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.

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