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Outgoing Port-of-Spain mayor
Louis Lee Sing is disappointed that
the Elections and Boundaries Com-
mission s (EBC) ban on cell phones
from voting booths was not as strict
as it ought to have been during Mon-
day s local government elections.
Lee Sing made the comment after
he voted at the Cascade School for
the Deaf on Monday.
He said he was just asked if he had
a cell phone and when he said no, he
was allowed to go in to vote.
"I am very concerned that we are
not as aggressive as we ought to be
in terms of the restrictions that we
place on the electorate in terms of
casting their ballots," Lee Sing said in
"If the ballot is so sacred, why aren t
we protecting it with a lot more
The issue of the use of cell phones
has become critical in recent times
with parties complaining that the
devices were being used so voters
could capture and record information
from inside polling stations.
As such, the EBC implemented new
regulations debarring such devices for
the last general election in 2010.
However, Lee Sing was concerned
that these new regulations were not
adhered to on Monday. He said people
should have been notified outside of
the polling stations that they should
not go in with cell phones.
"You can t go to the US Embassy
with your cell phones. We have to
become a lot more rigid with the EBC
rules and regulations."
Lee Sing noted that there was a
time when there were men with bags
of money waiting to pay for votes at
Lee Sing was among a few people
who went to vote at the school in
what many described as a low voter
turnout in the capital city.
Around the city, few people were
seen in polling stations but in the city
it was easy to spot ink-stained index
fingers as people went about their
Most voters reported a smooth vot-
ing process with only the occasional
voter turned away because their name
could not be found on the voting list.
Caribbean Union Conference chairman Dr Kern Tobias, left, University of the Southern Caribbean
president Dr Clinton A Valley, Thelda Van Lange-Greaves and associate student body president Drason
Delong Browne, right, cut a ribbon at the ceremonial opening of the University of the Southern Caribbean
men's residence hall in Maracas, St Joseph, on Sunday. The hall is named after Thelda Van Lange-Greaves'
late husband, Dr Timothy S Greaves. PHOTO: BRIAN NG FATT
Lee Sing concerned
over lack of phone
Brett Bengochea and Christianne Steel cut the picture as the ideal couple in
this wedding creation from the House of Jaipur at Bombay Dreams 4---The
Finale held at the Ballroom at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre on
Lady Young Road in St Ann's on Tuesday evening. PHOTO: SEAN NERO
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