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Greenrock Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Greenrock Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Greenrock has congratulated the Premier and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their election victory. Executive Director of Greenrock, Jonathan Starling said, “Greenrock would like to congratulate Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party on their election victory and forming the new Government. “We look forward to working with... Read more of this article

Family Centre Congratulates PLP On Win

Family Centre Congratulates PLP On Win

Family Centre is congratulating the Progressive Labour Party on its recent election win, saying “it is heartening to see the emphasis in the PLP platform on strengthening our social fiber.” Martha Dismont, Executive Director of Family Centre, said, “On behalf of Family Centre, I want to congratulate the Progressive Labour Party for its’... Read more of this article

Anglican Church Congratulates The PLP

Anglican Church Congratulates The PLP

The Anglican Church of Bermuda is congratulating Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their victory in General Election on Tuesday [July 18]. The Right Revd. Nicholas Dill said, “The Anglican Church of Bermuda would like to congratulate the Hon. E. David Burt, JP MP, Premier of Bermuda and the members of the Progressive Labour... Read more of this article

Age Concern Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Age Concern Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Age Concern is congratulating Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their election victory. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern Bermuda congratulates Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party on their election victory in becoming the new Government. “We look forward to working with the new Government and the Minister... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Celebrate General Election Victory

Photos: PLP Celebrate General Election Victory

There were scenes of celebration outside the Progressive Labour Party headquarters after they recorded a commanding victory on the General Election, winning 24 seats to the OBA’s 12, and claiming 58.89% of the overall vote. It became clear early on that the PLP would be returned to power as their candidates started taking leads early in the vote counting... Read more of this article

BILTIR Congratulates PLP On Their Victory

BILTIR Congratulates PLP On Their Victory

“Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] would like to congratulate the Progressive Labour Party on their victory in yesterday’s election. We look forward to working with Premier David Burt and his team,” Sylvia Oliveira, Director of the Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers, said.“Our sector... Read more of this article

BHA Congratulates PLP On  Election Victory

BHA Congratulates PLP On Election Victory

The Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA] congratulated the PLP on their election victory, saying they “stand ready to both consult and assist the new administration in achieving ongoing positive results which provide measurable benefits to our country.” A spokesperson said, “The Board of Directors and members of the Bermuda Hotel Association and... Read more of this article

BDA Congratulates PLP On Election Victory

BDA Congratulates PLP On Election Victory

Following the island’s general election, Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] CEO Ross Webber has released a statement on behalf of the agency congratulating the PLP on its victory. The statement says, “The Bermuda Business Development Agency congratulates the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on its victory in the 2017 general election. “We... Read more of this article

Chamber Congratulates PLP On Election Win

Chamber Congratulates PLP On Election Win

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is congratulating the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on winning the 2017 General Election. John Wight, President of the Chamber of Commerce, said, “The Chamber meets regularly with the Government of the day, as well as with the Opposition. Bermuda-based businesses require economic, social and political stability to... Read more of this article

PLP Records Major Victory In General Election

PLP Records Major Victory In General Election

The Progressive Labour Party has won the General Election, recording a strong victory over the OBA, winning 24 seats to the OBA’s 12, and claiming 20,059 total votes [58.89%] to the OBA’s 13,832 votes [40.61%]. As the results starting coming in, it became clear early on that the PLP would be returned to power, as their candidates started... Read more of this article

Live Updates: PLP Wins General Election

Live Updates: PLP Wins General Election

[Updating] The 2017 General Election is taking place today [July 18], with people across the island casting their votes, and we will be providing live updates, as well as hosting a special election night broadcast this evening. Polling stations opened at 8.00am and will close at 8.00pm, and every voter must show identification to vote. Acceptable forms... Read more of this article

Photos: Election Candidates At Polling Stations

Photos: Election Candidates At Polling Stations

With the 2017 General Election taking place today [July 18], people from across Bermuda came out to cast their votes at polling stations around the island. Polling stations opened at 8.00am and will close at 8.00pm, and every voter must show identification to vote. Acceptable forms of ID are a commonwealth passport, a Bermuda driver’s licence, a Special... Read more of this article

Column: Economic Growth Is Important

Column: Economic Growth Is Important

[Opinion column written by John Barritt] It is the economy stupid. The refrain is familiar enough, thanks to Bill Clinton and his first U.S. Presidential campaign. Here at home, our economy and Bermuda’s economic recovery is a big issue in this year’s election campaign. In fact, some would have you believe that it is the only issue, or that it should... Read more of this article