Announcement: Board Resolution No. GEC 2014-001

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Board Resolution No. GEC 2014-001

RELATIVE TO SETTING NEW ELECTIONEERING PERIMETERS AT VARIOUS

POLLING SITES PURSUANT TO 3 GCA § 9112

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GUAM ELECTION COMMISSION:

WHEREAS, § 9113 of Chapter 9, Title 3, Guam Code Annotated stipulates that no

person shall do any electioneering on Election Day within one hundred feet (100’) of any

entrance and/or exit of any polling place; and

WHEREAS, the Commission may, on a case-by-case basis, limited to the election

then forthcoming, create an exception to this Section through Resolution in order to safely

conduct the election; and

WHEREAS, the terrain within one hundred feet (100’) of the entrance and/or exit

of certain Polling Sites present unsafe conditions for Election Day activities to be conducted

safely; and

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Commission to establish new perimeters at

various Polling Sites for the purposes of ensuring the safety of all individuals participating in

Election Day activities; and now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that for 2014 elections, the Guam Election Commission hereby

established new perimeters at various Polling Sites pursuant to § 9113 of Chapter 9, Title 3,

Guam Code Annotated; and be it further

RESOLVED that the newly set perimeters are as follows:

1. Jose L.G. Rios Middle School, Piti (Precinct 3) shall be fifty feet (50’)

south of the school’s exit gate (within the school’s parking lot nearest the General Services

Agency);

2. Oceanview Middle School, Agat (Precincts 4-4B) shall be twenty feet

(20’) from the security post located closest the school;

3. Umatac Mayor’s Office, (Precinct 6) shall be fifty feet (50’) from the

Umatac Mayor’s Office;

4. Talofofo Elementary School, Talofofo (Precincts 9-9A) shall be twenty-
five feet (25’) from the school’s entrance/exit gates;

5. C.L. Taitano Elementary School, Sinajana (Precincts 12-12A) shall be

twenty-five feet (25’) from the school’s entrance and exit gates; and twenty-five feet (25’)

from the school’s rear access gate;

6. Agana Heights Elementary School, Agana Heights (Precinct 13-13A)

shall be twenty-five feet (25’) from the school’s entrance/exit gates;

7. Tamuning Elementary School, Tamuning (Precincts 17-17D) shall be

twenty-five feet (25’) from the school’s entrance and exit gates

8. Wettengel Elementary School, Dededo (Precincts 18-18D) shall be

twenty-five feet (25’) from the school’s entrance and exit gates;

9. M.A. Ulloa Elementary School, Dededo (Precincts 18E-18H) shall be

twenty-five feet (25’) from the school’s entrance and exit gates; and

10. Yigo Community Gymnasium, Yigo (Precincts 19-19D) shall be twenty-
five feet (25’) from the gym’s main entrance gate; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Chairman certify to, the Vice-Chairperson attest, and the

Members concur the adoption hereof, and the copies of the same be thereafter transmitted to

the Chairperson, Democratic Party of Guam; to the Chairman, Republican Party of Guam;

to each of the Senatorial Team Organization; to the Mayors of the Districts of Piti; Umatac;

Talofofo; Sinajana; Agana Heights; Tamuning; Dededo and Yigo.