The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that no new voters’ cards have been issued after the end of the Supplementary Registration of Voters on 12th March 2016.
According to a press release, no replacement of cards will be carried out after the closing date on 29th September 2016.
Below is the full text of the release
The Commission hereby wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that no new voters’ cards have been issued after the end of the Supplementary Registration of Voters on 12th March 2016; no replacement of cards will be carried out also after the closure of the window on 29th September 2016.
The total number of registered voters is 886,578 and there are 1,422 polling stations.
The breakdown is as follows per Administrative Area: Banjul Administration Area – 22, 731 voters and 35 polling stations; Kanifing Administrative Area – 199,957 voters and 287 polling station; Brikama Administrative Area – 281,115 voters and 427 polling stations; Kerewan Administrative Area – 101,717 voters and 183 polling stations; Mansakonko Administrative Area – 49,198 voters and 90 polling stations; Janjangbureh Administrative Area – 116,675 voters and 207 polling stations; Basse Administrative Area – 115,185 voters and 193 polling stations
The above voter lists and polling stations will be made available to all political parties and stakeholders soonest.
The IEC will in due course make other details available to all the stakeholders most especially through panel discussions on GRTS commencing Thursday, 20th October 2016.