Breaking News: An early election was called. It is set to take place on April 14th, 2021

Over 13,000 already voted

Apr 16, 2021

UPDATE: Between 2 to 3 pm a further 935 votes were cast in the 2021 General Elections, bringing the total in-person votes so far to 13,485. With mobile and postal votes included, 64% of electors have cast their ballot.

(CMR) Over 11,400 voters have already cast their ballots as the General Election continues to see a steady turnout of voters.

In its 12 to 1 pm update, the Elections Office said polling stations across the Cayman Islands had so far received 11,429 voters. With mobile and postal votes included, 56% of electors had cast their ballot so far. North Side and East End were leading with the number of voters who have turned out in these divisions, with over 70 percent of the voters in North Side and 68.14 percent of voters in East End already casting their ballots.

In West Bay Central, 62.49 percent of the voters have already cast their ballots. It was a similar situation in West Bay South, with 62 percent of voters already casting their ballots.  In West Bay North, 57.74 percent have already voted, while in West Bay West, 56.52 percent have voted.

All the voting divisions in George Town have also seen over 50 percent of voters with 56.7 percent of the voters in George Town Central, 57.54 percent in George Town East, 60.65 percent in George Town North, 64.12 percent in George Town South and George Town West 57.05 percent.

In Prospect, 57.28 percent of the voters have already turned out, while in Red Bay, 61.74 percent were out. Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman was the only division that had under 50 percent of voters during the 1 to 2 pm update, with 46.38 percent of voters already voting.