Last night [Sept.10] hundreds of people made their way to the Fairmont Southampton, to participate in the One Bermuda Alliance’s [OBA] first Leadership Election. With a scheduled 7.30pm start, the proceedings started later then expected, and the final results were announced at approximately 12.30am.
Almost 700 people voted in the election, with Senator Craig Cannonier being selected the new Opposition Leader in a tight race which saw him receive 50.44% of the vote over Shadow Minister of Finance Bob Richards. Senator Michael Dunkley won the Deputy Leader position with 74.74% of the vote over veteran MP Trevor Moniz, while Michael Branco and Jeanne Atherden were selected as Deputy Chairs.
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