Am I Registered?

You can only be a registered voter if you have a valid voters card issued by the IEC according to the provisions of the Elections Act, Sections 11-21.
A person shall be entitled to have his/her name entered on a register of voters in a constituency if he/she is:

  • a citizen of The Gambia;
  • 18 or will be 18 by the date of the next election; and
  • a resident, or was born in that constituency.

No person shall be entitled to have his/her name entered or retained on a register of voters if he/she is:

  • not a Gambian citizen;
  • serving a sentence of imprisonment;
  • a person adjudged to be of unsound mind or detained as a criminal lunatic under any law;
  • a person whose name is entered on a register of voters (by whatever name called) in any other country or territory; or
  • otherwise disqualified under this Decree or under any other law.