Virgin Islands State and Local Government. If no Gubernatorial or Delegate to the United States House of Representative candidate receives a majority of the General Election vote, the top two vote getters proceed to a runoff held 14 days after the General election. Revised Organic Act of , Sec. John from the Election System of the Virgin Islands. Returns from the Election System of the Virgin Islands. Since no candidate received a majority of the vote in the 6 November Gubernatorial election, there will be a Tuesday 20 November runoff between former island Labor Commissioner Albert J.
The Virgin Islands is a territory of the United States. Because it is not a state, it has no senators and its representative in the House of Representatives is a delegate with limited voting privileges. Delegates have a marginalized role in Congress and their constituents are not represented in Congress in the same manner as most citizens. Is there a role for the federal government in vaccinations, or should it be left to the states as is the status quo? Aug 8,
The legislative branch of the unincorporated U. The territorial legislature meets in the capital of Charlotte Amalie on the island of St. The roots of the modern legislature date to the passage of the Colonial Law in during the Danish colonial period.