Judge Allows Examination Of Ballots For Constituency #1
September 25th 2020 (ZIZ News) The High Court Judge has granted an application to examine the rejected ballots for Constituency #1 in the June 2020 elections.
This is the latest development following a hearing on Friday morning in the case brought by PAM candidate Ian Liburd challenging the results of Constituency #1.
ZIZ has learned that the Judge has ordered that on October 2 at 9am the rejected ballots will be inspected in order for him to verify the claim that of the 98 rejected votes, 60 were in favour of Mr. Liburd.
On that day, In the presence of the legal teams the Assistant Registrar along with the Supervisor of Elections will open the ballot boxes and examine the rejected votes one by one.
The judge will then determine if each vote is valid after submission from the legal teams.
Ambassador Ian Liburd was unavailable for comment this morning but current parliamentary representative for Constituency #1, the Hon. Dr. Geoffrey Hanley told ZIZ News “I am extremely confident that the result will not change”.