Some 1,079,969 people are eligible to vote today…
They will be choosing their local government representatives at the 2,107 polling stations within the 1,530 polling divisions throughout the country.
Initial reports suggest a smooth start to voting today.
Councillor hopeful Jenice Scott shows off her voting finger after casting her ballot at the Holy Cross College
Golin Hanuman Maharaj, 77, of St Augustine after casting her vote for the LGE at the Lakshmi Girls Hindu College in St Augustine.
Susan Russel- Edwards, St Augustine encouraging people to vote.
David Herbert of St Augustine after his casting his vote at the Lakshmi Girls Hindu College.
Herbert says the process was smooth and quick. There is a slow but steady stream of voters here this morning.
Voters Rhonda Mc Donald, Leon Lewis and Herbert Job show their fingers after casting their vote at the Marabella South Secondary School.
Voters leaving the Marabella South Secondary School after casting their vote.
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Lead image caption: Voters wait to cast their ballot in the local government election at Arima Girls Government Primary School