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, Ms Mignon Bowen from the CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana; Mr. Conor Burns, Member of Parliament (MP) and Mr. Thomas Docherty MP from Westminster, both of the UK; Mr Alex Downie, Member of the Legislative Council (MLC), Isle of Man; and Mr. Leon Gallienne, Deputy from Guernsey.According to the Governor’s Office,Wholesale Jerseys China
, the role of the Joint Observer Mission will be to observe the BVI elections and to write a report on its findings.“Elections are an important part of the democratic process. They should be free and fair and should be seen to be so. I believe the arrangements which have been put in place for the forthcoming elections in the Virgin Islands are robust and consistent with both the Constitution and the Election Law, and that the elections will be free and fair,China Jerseys Wholesale
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,” the Governor added.The election observers will be in the Territory for just under a week. Some will be visiting polling stations on Advance Polling Day on Friday,Cheap Jerseys From China
, November 4.All observers will be visiting polling stations on Polling Day, Monday, November 7. They will be submitting an initial and first impressions report to the Governor before the Mission departs the BVI with a fuller report produced within one month of the elections.