A RECORD number of postal votes have been issued ahead of Wednesday’s general election.
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SUPPORT for island-wide voting remains strong among the public, responses to a Guernsey Press questionnaire have indicated.
MORE than half of the election candidates are backing island-wide voting, freedom of information and States-supported nursery education.
FINAL salary pensions, silo mentality States departments and inequality in society were all issues raised at the St Peter Port South hustings yesterday.
DOOR KNOCKING is still an essential part of election campaigning, St Peter Port North residents have said.
CONTINGENCY plans are in place to make sure islanders do not lose their right to vote if polling stations are too busy for them to reach the ballot box in time, an election official has said.
IT was standing room only for the St Sampson’s hustings last night.
HOW politicians interact with young people, keeping beaches clean and dealing with overcrowded schools were issues raised as College of Further Education students probed election candidates yesterday.
TOO much text and not enough substance is the verdict of some people receiving election manifestos.
A FIRST-TIME voter has created an online blog to detail his experiences in the build-up to next month’s general election.
HOLDING Vale’s hustings in another parish would be better than cramming residents into its overcrowded douzaine room, some parishioners have said.
VALE Douzaine has defended its decision to hold this year’s hustings in the douzaine room again, despite more than 100 people being forced to stand, watch and listen to last time’s election candidates from outside.