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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

OBA Members Elect Jackson And Magnum

OBA Members Elect Jackson And Magnum

MP Susan Jackson and Karen Magnum have been elected as the new One Bermuda Alliance deputy chairpersons following a Special General Meeting today [Apr 30] at their Party Headquarters on Reid Street. An OBA spokesperson said, “Votes cast in today’s One Bermuda Alliance election for two deputy chairs have been counted. “The winners are... Read more of this article

OBA Meeting To Elect Two Deputy Chairpersons

OBA Meeting To Elect Two Deputy Chairpersons

The One Bermuda Alliance will be holding a Special General Meeting tomorrow [Apr 30], at Party Headquarters on Reid Street, from 10 am to 6 pm, to elect two Deputy Chairpersons. Running on joint tickets for the positions are Sen. Lynne Woolridge and Pastor Sylvia Hayward-Harris as one team and Karen Magnum and MP Susan Jackson as the other. A statement... Read more of this article

Furbert Returned For Third Term As BIU Head

Furbert Returned For Third Term As BIU Head

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] held its internal elections recently, with BIU President Chris Furbert returning for a third term. A spokesperson said, “After a very successful 4th Quadrennial Delegates Conference held on March 13 and 14, 2014, Brother Chris Furbert was returned unopposed for a third term at the helm of the Bermuda Industrial... Read more of this article

Parliamentary Select Committee On Elections

Parliamentary Select Committee On Elections

The Elections Committee will hold its first meeting on Friday [Aug 23] at 10:00 am, where it plans to review matters including whether or not parliamentary candidates are legally required to make a declaration of interest in government contracts. Established by Parliament in June 2013, the Select Committee is chaired by Walton Brown [PLP] and includes... Read more of this article

Fahy: ‘Business Vote An Essential Component’

Fahy: ‘Business Vote An Essential Component’

Adding the business vote to complement the resident vote in municipal elections is “an essential component of establishing an electoral structure that is right for Bermuda,” Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said today [June 12] in the Senate. The Minister said the government hopes to introduce a business vote on a rate payer basis, meaning... Read more of this article

Home Affairs Minister Congratulates Alderman

Home Affairs Minister Congratulates Alderman

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy extended his congratulations to Mr. Anthony Richardson who became the St. George’s Corporation’s newest Alderman last Thursday [Feb 21]. The Corporation of St. George’s held Municipal elections to fill the vacant Alderman post when Mr. Garth Rothwell was appointed Mayor. Mr. Richardson was one... Read more of this article

Richardson Wins St George’s Alderman Race

Richardson Wins St George’s Alderman Race

[Updated] Anthony Richardson won the St George’s Alderman’s race last night [Feb 21], defeating three other candidates —  Alfonso Harris, Kristin White and Rick Wynn – for the position. Newly elected Mayor of St George’s Garth Rothwell held the position of Deputy Mayor and Alderman in the St George’s Corporation... Read more of this article

Video: Marc Bean Elected New PLP Leader

Video: Marc Bean Elected New PLP Leader

[Updated: The election was between Terry Lister and Marc Bean, with Mr Bean being elected the new Party Leader by a margin of 111 - 35. Derrick Burgess remains the Deputy Leader.] The Progressive Labour Party is hosting a Special Delegates Conference this evening [Dec 21] to select a new Party Leader following the resignation of former Premier and Party... Read more of this article

BIU President Comments On Election Results

BIU President Comments On Election Results

Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert commented on the election results today, saying he feels the people who didn’t vote gave the government to the OBA. Mr Furbert said: “On behalf of the BIU membership, I would like to congratulate Mr Craig Cannonier the new Premier and leader of the country, and the OBA for winning the recently... Read more of this article


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