Politics

Ballot boxes to placed at another 29 resorts

Elections Commission has decided to place ballot boxes in another 29 resorts at the upcoming Presidential Election.

Originally, the Commission planned to have ballot boxes at only seven resorts for the Election set for 23 September. However, they have decided to place a ballot box at every resort with a 100 employees or more.

An announcement made by the Elections Commission last night said that another 29 ballot boxes have been allocated for the resorts rising the total ballot boxes to be placed in the resorts to 36.

The new voting resorts in the Presidential Election 2018 are: 

  • One & Only Reethi Rah
  • JA Manafaru
  • Kurumba Maldives
  • Lux South Ari Atoll
  • Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
  • Gili Lankanfushi
  • Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives
  • Huvafen Fushi Resort & Spa
  • Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi
  • Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
  • Vakkaru Maldives
  • Velassaru Maldives
  • Amilla Fushi & Coastline Residence
  • Coco Bodu Hithi
  • Kudafushi Resort & Spa
  • Atmosphere Kanifushi
  • Baros Maldives
  • Cheval Blanc Randheli
  • Club Med Kanifinolhu
  • Cocoon Maldives
  • Constance Halaveli Resort
  • Amari Havodda
  • Grand Park Kodhipparu
  • Holiday Island Resort & Spa
  • Kanuhura Maldives
  • Milaidhoo Maldives Resort
  • OZEN by Atmosphere
  • Royal Island Resort & Spa
  • Niyama Resort

The original seven resorts for ballot boxes are: 

  • Kuramathi Island Resort
  • Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort
  • Sun Island Resort & Spa
  • Bandos Maldives
  • Paradise Island Resort & Spa
  • Kuredu Island Resort
  • The Sun Siyam Irufushi Maldives

Elections Commission’s announcement said that if over 100 people have registered to vote at a resort, a ballot box will be placed there.

And if registered as such, they cannot cancel it and vote at their home island but a three-day period would be given to re-registered to a box closer to them if such an instance occurs.

Full details are available at the link below:

Source URL: Sun.mv

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