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IEC to conduct by-election in Basse ward

Mar 17, 2015, 9:56 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will conduct a by-election in Basse ward to fill the vacant seat of councillor for Basse ward in the Basse Area Council on Thursday 23 April 2015 in accordance with Section 23 of the Local Government Act 2002 with respect to Section 19 (c) of the same Act.

According to a press release sent yesterday to this paper by the IEC, the nomination of candidates will be held on Thursday 9 April 2015.

“Consequently, nomination forms will be issued out to prospective candidates from 16th March to 9th April 2015,” the release stated, adding:“The forms are free of charge and can be collected from the Election House at Bertil Harding Highway or IEC Basse Regional Office.”