Cayman Islands Elections May 2021

Author  Edited from CMC

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - Voters in the Cayman Islands will go to the polls in 12 months.

The governor of the British Overseas territory last month confirmed that the next general elections will be held on May 26, 2021.

The 2021 elections will be the second general elections to be held under the “one person, one vote” system with single-member electoral districts.

“The Cayman Islands has a proud history of fair, well run democratic elections with high levels of voter participation,” said Governor Martyn Roper.

“I am confident that the Elections Office will continue this practice in the 2021 election.”

Candidates will contest 19 seats, as defined by 2015 Electoral Boundary Commission’s report. However it is not known if the referendum on the government’s cruise port project will also take place that day.

The date for the cruise port referendum was originally set for Dec. 19, 2019.  A group, known as the Cruise Port Referendum has been advocating to have the referendum on the same day as an election.