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Voting gets Going in TT With Social Distancing

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SOCIAL distancing measures due to the Covid-19 pandemic has caused long lines at polling stations across Trinidad and Tobago as voting begin on Monday morning. reporter Sue-Ann Wayow was in the marginal constituency of San Fernando West as polls opened at 6 am.

She said there were long lines at the San Fernando West Secondary School, San Fernando Central Secondary School and the ASJA Girls’ College.

But for the most part voting went smoothly.

There were relatively long lines at ASJA Girls’ College as voter complained about being allowed into the polling station one at a time.

But from young and old started voting.

Sue-Ann captured the following photos and video:

Washing hands


Three generation of voters: Margaret Beepat, 84, her daughter Savitri Beepat-Seepersad and granddaughter Rainah Seepersad, 36, after voting at ASJA Girls’ College.


Making sure documents are in order


Checking that all is in order



There were also long lines in other constituencies such as St Joseph.

Voters in the line at 6.30 am at the St Joseph Government Primary School
Errol Fabien the independent candidate for St Joseph shows off his voting finger

And in Mayaro…

UNC Candidate for Mayaro Rushton Paray and his wife Nelisha after casting their votes at the Mayaro Secondary School



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