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Polling day in Dominica


Added 08 December 2014


Dominicans waiting in line to vote. (Picture by Sandy Pitt)

VOTING IS CURRENTLY underway in Dominica.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) are facing a challenge from first timer Lennox Linton and the United Workers Party (UWP).

Both parties have a full field of 21 candidates.

The UWP is running a campaign calling for change, while the DLP is focussing on leadership and continuity.

dominica-election-2According to the Electoral Commission, about 72 486 people are eligible to cast their votes. The polls will close at 5 p.m..

Skerrit has been Prime Minister since 2004. (SAT)


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