NOTICE BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION
Casual Election in the Local Council of Xagħra
Nominations of Candidates
The Electoral Commission notifies that it will receive nominations by candidates for the Casual Election to elect a councillor in the Local Council of Xagħra following the resignation of Councillor Christian Joseph Zammit, up to Friday, 5th May 2023 at noon.
Candidates may submit their nomination personally at the Electoral Office at Pjazza San Franġisk, Rabat, Gozo, between Wednesday 3rd May, and Friday 5th May, 2023, between 10:00am and 12:00 noon, or online through the link https://electoral.gov.mt/nominations, between Wednesday 3rd May at 10:00am and Friday 5th May 2023 at noon.
The Electoral Commission also notifies that it will verify the validity of the submitted candidature/s between noon of Friday 5th May 2023 and noon of Monday 8th May 2023.
Prospective candidates are advised that before submitting their nomination they must ensure that their nomination form is properly and completely filled in, and they must present their Identity Card when handing in their nomination. In case of illness or being abroad, the nomination form may be submitted by a representative of the candidate. In this case, the representative must present a power of attorney drawn up exclusively for this purpose and duly authenticated by a notary public. A deposit of €90 is applicable with every nomination.
Nomination forms for prospective candidates may be obtained from the Office of the Electoral Commission during nomination days or online through the link: https://electoral.gov.mt/Elections
2nd May, 2023