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Head of Elections NL requires Fitzgerald to delay election, citing effectively being and safety concerns

Head of Elections NL requires Fitzgerald to delay election, citing effectively being and safety concerns

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The chief electoral officer of Newfoundland and Labrador has postponed vote casting on Saturday for 18 districts within the province because COVID-19 cases have precipitated "appreciable operational impacts."The Newfoundland and Labrador celebrated election is ready for Saturday, but the rising selection of COVID-19 cases have compelled election officers to construct off vote casting in 18 districts. (Lukas Wall/CBC)The chief electoral officer of Newfoundland and Labrador has postponed vote casting on Saturday for 18 of 40 districts as the province offers with a worsening outbreak in metro St. John's. The election can't run forward within the districts — all on the Avalon Peninsula — as COVID-19 cases have precipitated "appreciable operational impacts," acknowledged Bruce Chaulk in a re...