The Malta Independent 26 May 2024, Sunday
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Electoral commission receiving nominations for EP, local council elections

Friday, 19 April 2024, 14:47 Last update: about 2 months ago

The Electoral Commissioners notify that they will receive online nominations through the website www.electoral.gov.mt by candidates for the forthcoming European Parliament and Local Council Elections.  Online applications may be submitted from 9.00 a.m. on Thursday, April 25th, 2024, until 7.00 p.m. (Malta time) on Monday, April 29th, 2024. Step-by-step guidelines are available on the website. Candidates who opt not to settle their €90 deposit online must ensure that they do so by hand by not later than 7 p.m. on April 29, 2024.

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The Electoral Commissioners also notify that they will be in attendance to receive nominations at their offices in the Counting Hall Complex at Naxxar and at the I.D. Card Office at St Francis Square, Victoria, Gozo, on Thursday, April 25th, Friday, April 26th, Saturday, April 27th, Sunday, April 28th, and Monday, April 29th, 2024, from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Prospective candidates are advised to present their identity card and that the top section of the nomination form should reflect the details of the candidate as shown in the electoral register being published on April 20, 2024. In cases of illness or being abroad, the nomination form needs to be submitted by a representative of the candidate. The representative must supply a specific power of attorney authenticated by a notary public or a Commissioner of Oaths.  A deposit of €90 is applicable.

Application forms for prospective candidates may be obtained from the Office of the Electoral Commission as of today and during nomination days. Forms may also be downloaded from the Electoral Commission’s website at https://www.electoral.gov.mt/Elections.

Candidates may wish to note that the taking of photo or video images during the submission of the nominations is restricted.

Objections to nominations shall be received at the same office during the days and hours established for nominations as well as on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, during the same hours.

 

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