The Privileges and Procedures sub-committee is holding a public meeting at the Town Hall on Wednesday 20 June at 7 pm to ask the public for their views on how the public election process could be improved.
A questionnaire has also been prepared by the Privileges and Procedures sub-committee which was appointed to review the Public Elections Law which has also consulted directly with a number of groups involved with the administration of Jersey elections, including the Jurats and Judicial Greffier, parish secretaries and States Members.
The chairman of the sub-committee, Deputy Judy Martin, said that the group were keen to hear from as many Islanders as possible about their experience of voting in the 2011 election.
“The questionnaire covers areas from the registration of electors to how easy people found the voting process and the value of nomination meetings. The information that we get back from the public will help inform the recommendations we make to amendment the Public Elections Law,” said Deputy Martin.
Once all responses have been considered, the sub-committee will prepare a report for the Privileges and Procedures Committee. The committee intends to bring forward amendments to the law in time for the 2014 elections.
The questionnaire is available online at www.gov.je/consult.