Qualification necessary to be eligible for Voter Registration List
By Parliamentary Registration Department
The Bahamas – The Parliamentary Registration Department is in the process of starting a Voter Registration Drive to prepare a new voters list.
Parliamentary Commissioner Errol Bethel informs that persons intending to apply for registration must satisfy the Revising Officer that they are qualified to be registered. He said to be qualified applicants must be:
i. Citizens of The Bahamas;
ii. At least 18 years old;
iii. Not subject to any legal incapacity; and
iv. Have resided in a particular constituency for at least three months.
“Revising Officers have the right to request documentary evidence that applicants are qualified to be registered,” said Mr. Bethel.
The Parliamentary Commissioner urges all eligible Bahamian citizens to prepare for registration and to register when the time comes. An announcement regarding the start of voter registration will be made soon.