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Sixth Constitutional Convention Nomination Papers Available for Prospective Candidates 

 Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes is reminding prospective candidates for the Sixth Constitutional Convention nomination papers are available. Act 8681 established the Sixth Constitutional Convention of the Virgin Islands. The Sixth Constitutional Convention is composed of 15 delegates, who must be elected from the legislative districts of the Virgin Islands, as established 2 V.I.C. § 101 and 102. Seven (7) Delegates from the St. Croix District, Seven (7) Delegates from the St. Thomas/St. John District and One (1) Delegate from the island St. John. Supervisor Fawkes clarifies aspirants who reside on St. John can obtain a nomination paper for the St. Thomas-St. John district. 

No person may file a petition to be a candidate for delegate, be elected to or be seated as a member of the Constitutional Convention unless the person is: (1) a citizen of the United States;(2) a qualified voter of the Virgin Islands; and (3) a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands. All delegates to the Constitutional Convention must be elected through an election that must be held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month of November in the year 2024. 

Sixth Constitutional Convention Nomination Papers will remain available until Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Elections System Offices territory wide. Office locations and time are as follows: 

St. Croix Elections Office-Sunny Isles Shopping Center Unit 24 
(8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily) 
St. Thomas Elections Office- Lockhart Gardens (Upstairs Banco Popular) 
(8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily) 
St. John Elections Office- Market Place Suite II. 
(Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM daily) 

In closing, Supervisor Fawkes reminds potential aspirants for the Sixth Constitutional Convention while the election for the Sixth Constitutional Convention is November 5, 2024, aspirants must file their nomination papers by Tuesday, May 21, 2024 by 6:00 PM. 

Remember Your Voice is Your Vote and Your Vote is Your Voice 

Contact the Office of the Supervisor of Elections at (340) 773-1021 or visit www.vivote.gov for current election news and updates. 

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