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PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

The PLP held a press conference to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Christopher Famous to run in Constituency #11 Devonshire East, Curtis Richardson to run in Constituency #22 Paget East, and Kathy Simmons set to contest Constituency #25 Warwick North East.Mr Famous will run in C#11, a seat which... Read more of this article

Canvassing Incident, Candidate Contacts Police

Canvassing Incident, Candidate Contacts Police

[Updated] OBA candidate Sheila Gomez has “made a complaint to the Bermuda Police Service” after an incident in which flyers were allegedly “ripped from her hands” while she was canvassing, OBA Chairperson Senator Lynne Woolridge said. OBA Chairperson Senator Lynne Woolridge said, “We all have our convictions and should be ready... Read more of this article

PLP To Host Youth Forum On June 25th

PLP To Host Youth Forum On June 25th

The PLP is inviting young Bermudians to participate in their public youth forum on Sunday, June 25th at 7.30pm at PLP HQ. A PLP spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party is pleased to invite young Bermudians between the ages of 18-35 to participate in our public youth forum on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 7:30pm at PLP HQ. “It is of utmost... Read more of this article

OBA Announce Five More Election Candidates

OBA Announce Five More Election Candidates

The OBA held a press conference today [June 23] to announce additional election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with the party confirming five candidates for the west end constituencies. Ben Smith will run in #31 Southampton West Central, Charlie Swan in #32 Southampton West, Georgia Marshall in #33 Sandys South, Michael Swan in #35 Sandys... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Former MP John Barritt

Video: Interview With Former MP John Barritt

Former MP John Barritt is considering running as an Independent candidate in the upcoming General Election he confirmed today during our latest live interview. Speaking with guest interviewer Jeremy Deacon, Mr Barritt sat down with Bernews for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing a wide range of topics including the Commission of Inquiry,... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Announce Candidates For C#9, C#23

Video: PLP Announce Candidates For C#9, C#23

[Updated] The PLP held a press conference today [June 22] to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Vance Campbell to run in Constituency #9 Smith’s West, and Rev. Dr. Emilygail Dill set to contest Constituency #23 Paget West.The 15-minute live video replay is belowUpdate: Vance Campbell’s Remarks: Good... Read more of this article

Thad Hollis To Run As Independent In #C6

Thad Hollis To Run As Independent In #C6

Thad Hollis — the former chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance — has announced he will be running as an independent candidate in the upcoming General Election. In a post on a social media page titled “Thaddeus Hollis – Independent Candidate – Hamilton West No. 6″, Mr Hollis said, “Proud to announce that I shall... Read more of this article

PLP & OBA Respond To Debate Invitation

PLP & OBA Respond To Debate Invitation

[Updated] Law student Eron Hill has invited both the Premier Michael Dunkley and Opposition Leader David Burt to participate in a live debate, with Mr Burt accepting and saying he “looks forward to debating Premier Dunkley,” while the OBA said they were “surprised to hear that a flyer promoting a debate between Premier Dunkley and... Read more of this article

OBA Announce Two More Election Candidates

OBA Announce Two More Election Candidates

[Updated] The OBA held a press conference today [June 21] to announce two more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Rodney Smith to run in Constituency #21 Pembroke South East and Dr Grant Gibbons set to contest Constituency #22 Paget East.Update 5.40pm: Rodney Smith’s Remarks: Dear Constituent, My name is Rodney... Read more of this article

PLP Announce More Election Candidates

PLP Announce More Election Candidates

The PLP held a press conference today [June 21] to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election with Jason Hayward to run in Constituency #19 Pembroke West, Graham Maule to run in Constituency #20 Pembroke South West, and Scott Simmons set to contest Constituency #32 Southampton West.Opposition Leader David Burt’s... Read more of this article

Videos: Online Video Messages From Paula Cox

Videos: Online Video Messages From Paula Cox

Over the last 24 hours, three videos have been posted on a Youtube account called “PC Elect” showing former Premier Paula Cox delivering National Heroes Day and Father’s Day messages, with the videos making references to Constituency 14. In one video, Ms. Cox said, “Good day to the constituents of Constituency 14 and the wider... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Heroes Championed Needs Of Many’

PLP: ‘Heroes Championed Needs Of Many’

“On National Heroes’ Day, the PLP joins with the People of Bermuda and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in honouring Bermuda’s National Heroes,” Opposition Leader David Burt said. Mr Burt said, ““There can be no coincidence that the majority of Bermuda’s honoured heroes championed the needs of the many, not the few;... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Confirm Four More Candidates

Video: OBA Confirm Four More Candidates

The OBA announced four more election candidates today [June 16], with Craig Cannonier to run in Constituency #12 Devonshire South Central, Fabian Minors to run in Constituency #13 Devonshire North Central, Glen Smith to run in Constituency #14 Devonshire North West, and Scott Stewart set to contest Constituency #15 Pembroke East. Mr Minors, Mr Smith,... Read more of this article