PRESS RELEASE BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION
CASUAL ELECTION TO ELECT A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT IN THE NINTH ELECTORAL DISTRICT
H.E. the President of the Republic has commissioned the Electoral Commission to hold a casual election in the Ninth Electoral District following the resignation of the Hon. Marthese Portelli. The Writ is being published in today’s Government Gazette. The Electoral Commission therefore notifies that it shall be receiving candidates’ nominations for a casual election to elect a Member of Parliament in the Ninth Electoral District.
Eligible candidates who contested the Ninth Electoral District in the June 2017 General Election and who were not elected, may present their nomination form daily from Tuesday 3rd till Saturday the 7th March, 2020, at the Electoral Commission’s Office at Evans Building, Merchants Street, Valletta, between 9.00 am and noon. Nomination forms may be obtained from the Office of the Electoral Commission in Valletta.
The Electoral Commission further notifies that the counting of votes for this casual election shall take place on Tuesday, 10th March, 2020 from 11:00am onwards.
3rd March, 2020