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Referendum on Guernsey's Electoral System

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The States has agreed to hold a multi-option referendum on the method of electing People's Deputies to the States of Deliberation. 

The referendum will be held on Wednesday 10th October, 2018.  
 

  • Public Meeting on campaign groups on Monday 16th April 2018

    • A meeting is being held on Monday 16th April, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at The Princess Royal Centre for the Performing Arts to provide further information regarding the role of campaign groups in the referendum.
    • The purpose of this meeting is to provide interested individuals and groups the opportunity to ask the States' Assembly & Constitution Committee questions regarding the role of the groups and will also provide an opportunity for people who are interested in representing an option to meet.
    • In advance of this meeting, the Committee has published a guidance note "Applying to be a campaign group", available to download at the top right of this page, which provides an overview of the application process and what information will be requested from prospective groups as part of their application.  
    • Please note that this meeting will be livestreamed via the States of Guernsey Facebook page, www.facebook.com/govgg. If you are interested in finding out more, we would recommend that you watch the livestream. If you are interested in actually forming a campaign group we would strongly recommend you attend the event, as there will be opportunity after the presentation to network with others who are also interested in forming a group.
    • The presentation given at the event on 16th April 2018 can be accessed in the 'Downloads' section or by clicking on the following link: pdf icon Referendum expenses - Guidance Note for Campaign Groups [430kb]
    • The press release relating to this event can be read in the 'Downloads' section or by clicking on the following link: pdf icon Press Release - Public meeting on 16th April 2018 [391kb]
       
  • Applying to be a campaign group

    • The States' Assembly & Constitution Committee has produced a guidance note for individuals or groups who want to know how to apply to be a campaign group in the lead up to the referendum on the method of electing People's Deputies to the States of Deliberation.
    • This is available to download at the top right of this page or by clicking on the following link: msword icon Applying to be a campaign group - Guidance note [102kb].
    • A guidance note has also been produced for campaign groups who want to know about the rules relating to referendum expenses at the referendum on Guernsey's electoral system. This is available to download at the top right of this page or by clicking on the following link: pdf icon Referendum expenses - Guidance Note for Campaign Groups [430kb] 
  • Propositions and policy letters to date

 

Downloads

Applying to be a campaign group - Guidance note Referendum expenses - Guidance Note for Campaign Groups 16th April, 2018 - Presentation - Campaign Groups Press Release - Public meeting on 16th April 2018

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