Tag: Bermuda elections

Videos: PLP Elect Marc Bean And David Burt

Videos: PLP Elect Marc Bean And David Burt

[Updated with videos. Marc Bean has retained the PLP leadership, defeating Walton Brown by a vote of 85 - 9 in tonight's internal party election. David Burt defeated Michael Weeks by a margin of 76 - 18 for the position of Deputy.] The Progressive Labour Party will be hosting their Annual Delegates Conference at the Devonshire Rec this evening [Oct... Read more of this article

PLP Confirm #33 Candidate: Jamahl Simmons

PLP Confirm #33 Candidate: Jamahl Simmons

[Updated with video] The Progressive Labour Party has just announced that Jamahl Simmons will be their candidate in the upcoming bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which will be held on November 18th. This announcement follows the OBA’s confirmation yesterday that lawyer Georgia Marshall will serve as their candidate.Mr. Simmons... Read more of this article

Voter Information: Sandys South Bye-Election

Voter Information: Sandys South Bye-Election

The Parliamentary Registry Office issued an advisory for advising eligible voters in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which is set to have a bye-election on November 18th. The bye-election has been called due to the resignation of Terry Lister, with Georgia Marshall set to contest the seat for the OBA, while the PLP is expected to announce their candidate... Read more of this article

OBA Confirm #33 Candidate: Georgia Marshall

OBA Confirm #33 Candidate: Georgia Marshall

[Updated with video] The One Bermuda Alliance announced that Georgia Marshall will be their candidate in the upcoming bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which will be held on November 18th. The announcement was made at a press conference in Somerset today [Oct 22], which is still underway, and we will update with the video and full statement... Read more of this article

Sandys South By-Election Set: November 18th

Sandys South By-Election Set: November 18th

Governor George Fergusson issued a Writ giving notice that the Constituency #33 Sandys South by-election will be held on November 18th, with the Nomination day set for October 28th. The by-election follows the resignation of Terry Lister, who announced on September 23rd that he will be retiring from politics. Mr. Lister — who has represented Sandys... Read more of this article

Opinion: Time To Lower The Voting Age?

Opinion: Time To Lower The Voting Age?

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] The recent Scottish independence referendum has been inspiring on many levels, not the least for the 86% turn out, or the national conversation [and resulting UK wide discussion now on constitutional change] related to the referendum itself. One of the key lessons that one can draw from the independence... Read more of this article

By-Election To Be Held In C#33 Sandys South

By-Election To Be Held In C#33 Sandys South

The retirement of Independent MP Terry Lister paves the way for a by-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, a constituency that has been voting for the PLP for the past few decades. Mr. Lister — who has represented Sandys South since he was first elected in 1998 – announced yesterday [Sept 23] that he will be retiring from politics. Saying that... Read more of this article

Walton Brown To Run For Opposition Leader

Walton Brown To Run For Opposition Leader

[Updated: Walton Brown confirms he will seek the leadership position] The PLP’s Annual Delegates Conference is scheduled for October 23rd, and the positions of Leader and Deputy Leader will be up for election. Marc Bean is presently the leader of the PLP, with Derrick Burgess serving as Deputy Leader, and speculation exists that both positions... Read more of this article

OBA Elect Dunkley, Richards & Woolridge

OBA Elect Dunkley, Richards & Woolridge

Michael Dunkley has been elected as OBA Leader, Minister of Finance Bob Richards has been elected the OBA Deputy Leader, and Senator Lynne Woolridge has been elected as OBA Chair. The OBA said, “Pursuant to the OBA Constitution all three were duly elected by acclaim being the only contenders who challenged for the three roles. The elected individuals... Read more of this article

OBA Leadership Election Set For This Summer

OBA Leadership Election Set For This Summer

The One Bermuda Alliance is set to hold its party leadership election later this summer, in line with their constitution [PDF] which dictates that a leadership election is to be held if the leader resigns, dies, becomes incapacitated or is no longer a sitting MP. The election follows after the resignation of Craig Cannonier, who stepped down on May... Read more of this article


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