ELECTIONS SYSTEM ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL DATES FOR DISTRIBUTION OF NOMINATION PETITIONS AND PAPERSSubmitted by esviadmin on Fri, 04/24/2020 - 8:03pm
The Supervisor of Elections, Caroline F. Fawkes, announces new dates for the continuation of the distribution of Nomination Petitions and Papers for the 2020 Elections. The Nomination Petitions and Papers will be available for pick up at the St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John Elections Offices. The new schedule is as follows:
Monday, April 27th, Wednesday, April 29th and Thursday, April 30th - 9:00a.m. – 12Noon
Monday, May 4th through Friday, May 8th - 9:00a.m. – 12 Noon
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 (Deadline) - 9:00a.m. – 12 Noon
Effective today, April 24, 2020, due to the State of Emergency because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are encouraging and authorizing Aspirants to circulate their Nomination Petitions/Papers electronically.
The public is reminded that the Elections System offices remain closed to the public and therefore, persons must contact the offices prior to arrival or at the time of arrival. The Staff will ask a few questions to determine which Nomination Petition and Paper to distribute. The contact number for the St. Croix office is (340) 773-1021, St. Thomas Office is (340) 774-3107 and St. John Office is (340) 776-6535.
The office will only be accepting electronic submission of the Nomination Petitions and Papers. Documents required for submission from the packages are: The Nomination Petition and Paper, Affidavit of Candidate, Affidavit of Circulator, and the Candidate Information and Candidate Verification Forms. The completed documents should be submitted to the following email addresses beginning May, 5, 2020 after 12 Noon- for the St. Croix District aspirants: PetitionSTX@vi.gov and St. Thomas/St. John District aspirants: PetitionSTT- STJ@vi.govIn the subject indicate whether you are filing a Nomination Petition and forms or Nomination Papers and forms and the name of the candidate.
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