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How to Reactivate Your Voter Registration in the Virgin Islands



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The Virgin Islands Election System has recently updated the voter registration status of numerous residents in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts due to their non-participation in the last two consecutive general elections. This measure aligns with Title 18 Section 110 of the Virgin Islands Code, aimed at keeping the voter registry current.

Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes emphasized that residents marked as inactive are still registered voters and can vote. These individuals must simply update their registration details before 7:00 p.m. on Election Day to reactivate their status.

On Election Day, inactive voters are required to complete an affirmation of current and continuous residence. This form verifies their ongoing residence at the registered address, or notes any changes within or across district boundaries in the Virgin Islands. After voting, their registration status will be upgraded to active, streamlining participation in upcoming elections without further residency verification.

This update is a key component of a wider initiative to maintain an accurate and current electoral roll, enhancing the integrity of the voting process across the islands. The names of those shifted to inactive status can be found in the Inactive Voters Listing for both the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts.

Residents are urged to check their voter registration status and update their information if necessary to ensure a smooth voting experience. The Office of the Supervisor of Elections offers additional information and assistance to voters needing help with the registration process.

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Virgin Islands Election System Announces 2024 Election Timeline



The Virgin Islands Election System has unveiled its comprehensive calendar for the 2024 elections, outlining critical dates for both candidates and the electorate.

The announced calendar, which may be subject to modifications, initiates in February 2024 with training sessions designed to assist candidates in filling out nomination papers.

Key dates in the election timeline include:

  • April 2024: Kickoff of the nomination process. Nomination forms become accessible on April 8 and can be distributed starting April 14. The period for filing nomination papers is set from May 14 to May 21. Candidates have until May 26 to withdraw their nominations.
  • June 2024: Election Supervisor Caroline Fawkes is slated to confirm the nominees on June 11, with their campaign disclosure reports due by June 30.
  • July 2024: Deadlines for political parties to submit their emblems for ballot printing. Voter registration concludes on July 3, coinciding with the commencement of voting machine inspections. The notice for the 2024 Primary Election will be issued on July 13, followed by an early voting period from July 16 to July 23. The Primary Election Day is scheduled for August 3, a Saturday.
  • October-November 2024: Early voting for the General Election starts on October 14 and extends until October 28. The General Election Day is set for November 5, with the official results to be certified on November 15. If necessary, run-off election activities will occur between November 16 and 29.

The election cycle concludes on December 30 with the final campaign disclosure reports.

For detailed information and any updates, individuals are encouraged to visit the Elections System’s website at or contact their offices directly.

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