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Elections Office Pause Referendum Preparations

Following the decision taken by the Grand Court today, 3 December 2019, to delay the referendum, the Elections Office has paused preparations relating to the People-Initiated Referendum Regarding the Port.

Accordingly, all postal ballot requests received to date that have not yet been issued will be held securely pending further developments from the Grand Court. All postal ballots that have been received or that are being returned to the Elections Office at present will also be kept securely.

All other activities relating to the referendum such as mobile voting are also suspended. Additional guidance will be issued by the Elections Office as the legal matters proceed through the Grand Court.