|Statement||Office of the Director of Elections.|
|Contributions||Seychelles. Office of the Director of Elections.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 2000/00691 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) ;|
|LC Control Number||00378381|
A new voter registration system begins today, Monday allowing year-round voter registration and inspection of the electoral roll. This follows the implementation of new elections regulations, as the amended Elections Act of along with the amended Political (Registration and Regulation) Act came into effect on Friday as they were published in Official Gazette, by the. Other electoral officers are recruited on a temporary basis during election periods or for specific purposes such as voter registration. Since the Seychelles electoral system is small, the commission has responsibility for both policy decisions relating to the electoral process and overseeing the implementation of the electoral process. Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for coming to this Commonwealth Observer Group Press Conference. I am greatly honoured and privileged to have been asked by the Commonwealth Secretary-General H.E. Kamalesh Sharma, to lead the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Seychelles Presidential Election scheduled for December The Group was constituted following an invitation. Voters in Seychelles, an Indian Ocean archipelago of islands with a population of aro people will be heading to the polls in 6 weeks’ time to choose a president among contenders in the upcoming presidential polls. The elections will be held over three days from November 19 to 21 this year.
By-elections are held within 30 days to fill seats which fall vacant between general elections, unless these occur within three months of a scheduled polling period. Voting is not compulsory. Voter requirements - Age: 18 years - Seychelles citizenship - Residence in the country. The Seychelles electoral system is a mixed member proportional system whereby 25 seats are distributed on the basis of first-past-the-post in single member constituencies with an addition of nine top up seats distributed proportionally among the political parties contesting the elections. ACE Seychelles – a new electoral commission. Electoral Institute of Southern Africa: ACE (The Electoral Knowledge Network) International Institute For Democracy and Electoral Assistance: Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (Bridge Project). A tribute to the late Former President Mkapa. AS we continue paying tribute to the departed former President Benjamin Mkapa, whose sudden death last month shocked the entire nation; and as part of.
Seychelles elects on national level a head of state—the president—and a president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly/Assemblée Nationale has 34 members elected for terms of five years, 25 members elected in single-seat constituencies and 9 members elected by proportional representation. Electoral Commission Appointed. 01 August | J The President has appointed the Electoral Commission, following the nomination of persons by the Constitutional Appointments Authority in accordance of Article A of the the appointees had applied to the CAA to be considered for the post. The Commission comprises of. ED] CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES [CAP CHAPTER VII. ELECTORAL AREAS, FRANCHISE AND ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER. Electoral areas Right to vote ARTICLES Qualification for registration as a voter Electoral Commissioner Functions of Electoral Commissioner Is the Electoral Register accessible on the Internet? The Electoral Register can be accessed as an e-service on the internet at the following address , by typing in your National Identity Number. or via our m-service by texting your NIN to How often is the Electoral Register updated? The Electoral Register is updated once a year.