Your Vote Is Your Voice

Elections in the US Virgin Islands have proven to be particularly exciting as we move towards the run-off election for the gubernatorial race. Whether you are spending Thanksgiving week at home or abroad, be sure to exercise your right to vote Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Early Voting is also available for voters. Although voter registration is closed for the run-off election, remember that your vote is your voice and encourage your family and friends to get out and make their voices heard.

Absentee Voting

If you will be off-island on election day be sure to apply for an absentee ballot. The deadline to register for absentee voting is Thursday, November 15, 2018. Applications are available at http://www.vivote.gov or at the following locations:

St. Croix Elections Office – Sunny Isles Annex, Unit 4

St. Thomas Elections Office – Lockhart Gardens (Upstairs Banco Popular)

St. John Elections Office – Market Place Suite II

Early Voting

Early voting in St. Croix and St. Thomas will be held Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Early voting in St. John will be held on the dates above from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Polling Locations are:

St. Croix Elections Office – Sunny Isles Annex, Unit 4

St. Thomas Elections Office – Lockhart Gardens (Upstairs Banco Popular)

St. John Elections Office – Market Place Suite II

Polling Places:

St. Thomas – St. John District

Charles W. Turnbull Library – Will Also Serve

  • Joseph Gomez Elementary

Lockhart Elementary School – Will Also Serve

  • CAHS Gymnasium
  • Oswald Harris Court Center
  • Winston Raymo Recreational Center
  • Joseph Sibilly Elementary School

University of the Virgin Islands – Will Also Serve

  • Ulla Muller Elementary School
  • Gladys Abraham Elementary School
  • Addelita Cancryn Junior High School

Bertha C. Boschulte School – Will Also Serve

  • Ivanna Eudora Kean High School

Julius Sprauve School – Will Also Serve

  • Guy Benjamin Elementary School

St. Croix District

David Canegata Recreation Center – Will Also Serve

  • Florence Williams Public Library
  • Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School

Juanita Gardine Elementary School – Will Also Serve

  • John F. Kennedy Project Center

Alternative Education (La Grande Princesse across from Honda International)

  • Elena Christian Jr. High School (Princesse)

Ricardo Richards Elementary School

Lew Muckle Elementary School

St.Croix Educational Complex

  • Alfredo Andrews Elementary School
  • Eulalie Rivera Elementary School
  • Evelyn Williams Elementary School

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School

Alexander Henderson Elementary School

 

Celebrating Our Veterans

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CPT Pauline F. James

Captain Pauline F. James is a member of the United States Army, Virgin Islands
National Guard and has served for 22 years. She enlisted in the Army National Guard on October 1996; attended basic training and advanced individual training (AIT) at Fort
Jackson, South Carolina. She has held positions such as Administrative Clerk and
Military Police.

In October 2008, she was commissioned as a second lieutenant in Fort
Benning, GA. Her assignments included Plans Officer in the Joint Force Headquarters, Active Guard Reserve section, Aide-De-Camp to the Deputy Commander Joint Task
Force, Guantanamo, and Human Resource Officer, 104th Troop Command. CPT James
currently serves as the Commander, JFHQ-VI.

CPT James’ military education includes Administrative Specialist Course,
Military Police School, Human Resources Specialist Course, Officer Candidate School,
Adjutant General Basic Officer Leader Course, Combined Protocol Training Course,
Commander’s Safety Course, Adjutant General Captains Career Course.

CPT James’ has received several awards and decorations during her years of
service. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of the
Virgin Islands and recently completed her last course towards a Master of Arts in
Psychology from American Military University.

CPT James is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated for 16 years and
currently serves as the Chapter President, Nu Chi Zeta. She loves giving back to her
community. Her hobbies include spending time with family, writing poems and reading.