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Public consultations on Electoral Reform continue this week

Roseau, Dominica- August 21, 2023— Public Consultations on electoral reform continue this week for groups and associations; and at the community level in Portsmouth, Castle Bruce, and Wesley.
Representatives of religious organizations, trade unions, the media, sports associations,
youth organizations, business groupings, NGOs; and groups representing women, the
elderly, and Persons with Disabilities will meet on Monday, August 21 at the State House
Conference Center from 7 pm. Community consultations begin on Tuesday, August 22 at the American Canadian School of Medicine in Picard, Portsmouth. Sessions continue on Wednesday, August 23 at the Regional Emergency Center in Castle Bruce and on Thursday, August 24 at the North East Comprehensive School from 6 pm.
Members of the public can also submit written comments on the Sir Dennis Byron
Electoral Reform Report and draft legislation to cabsec@dominica.gov.dm.

Last week, members of the legal fraternity; representatives of political parties and
independent election candidates; professionals and members of academia; and
Dominicans in the Diaspora met at the State House Conference Center to review and
provide feedback on various aspects of the Sir Dennis Byron Report.
Sir Dennis Byron submitted his final report on Monday, June 12, 2023, following a comprehensive review of Dominica’s electoral system.

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