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Hamilton Mayor Election: Simmons vs Gosling

Hamilton Mayor Election: Simmons vs Gosling

[Updated] The Nomination Day for the upcoming Municipalities Elections was held today  [April 16], with the registration showing that Carlton Simmons is set to run against Charles Gosling for the position of Hamilton Mayor. Then 2015 Municipal elections have been set for May 7th, and will see voters head to the polls in both Hamilton and St George’s.... Read more of this article

Only 10% Of Businesses Registered To Vote

Only 10% Of Businesses Registered To Vote

“The legal notice for the voting date of the Corporation of Hamilton Municipal Election was posted earlier this week, but what most businesses don’t realize is that they are probably not eligible to vote,” the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce said today. “Thus far, approximately 10% of businesses have registered to vote on Thursday, 7th... Read more of this article

Bermuda Municipal Elections Set For May 7th

Bermuda Municipal Elections Set For May 7th

[Updated] Today [Mar 19] the Parliamentary Registrar announced that the date for the 2015 Bermuda Municipal elections has been set for May 7, 2015. The Parliamentary Registrar has issued a writ of election to commence the Municipal elections for the Corporations of Hamilton and St. George’s. Registration for Municipal Residents and Business Ratepayers... Read more of this article

Quinell Francis To Run For Mayor Of St George’s

Quinell Francis To Run For Mayor Of St George’s

The Town of St. George will see a municipal election take place in May 2015 with voters taking to the polls to fill the position of Mayor and Common Councillors. Sitting Deputy Mayor Quinell Francis has confirmed her intention to throw her name in the ring for the position of Mayor which is presently held by Garth Rothwell who was sworn in as Mayor... Read more of this article

Minister: New Electoral Process For City Elections

Minister: New Electoral Process For City Elections

[Updated with video] In advance of the municipal elections scheduled for Hamilton and St. George’s in May 2015, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy provided an overview of how the new electoral process will work. Speaking in the Senate today [Feb 25] the Minister said that Government “took the view that business ratepayers should have... Read more of this article

Opinion: Allowing Prisoners To Vote In Elections

Opinion: Allowing Prisoners To Vote In Elections

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] As the UK gears up for its first general election under their new fixed-terms election system [which raises another question of where the OBA’s promised political reforms on this are…], the issue of voting rights for prisoners has flared back into the news. This, too, was an issue that was raised in... Read more of this article

Jamahl Simmons Wins C#33 Bye-Election

Jamahl Simmons Wins C#33 Bye-Election

[Updated: The PLP's Jamahl Simmons wins, gains 462 votes to the OBA's Georgia Marshall's 326, with 6 spoiled ballots] The bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South is now underway, with the polls opening at the Somers Isles Lodge in Sandys at 8.00am this morning [Nov 18]. The bye-election will see the OBA represented by Georgia Marshall and the... Read more of this article

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

The PLP’s Jamahl Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South this evening [Nov 18], defeating the OBA’s Georgia Marshall, winning 462 votes [58.18%] to the OBA’s 326 [41.05%], with 6 spoiled ballots [0.75%]. Mr. Simmons holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and began... Read more of this article

Registrar Issues Voter Registration Advisory

Registrar Issues Voter Registration Advisory

The Parliamentary Registrar said they “wish to advise all voters in Constituency #33, Sandys South that they can check and confirm their registration details by either going online or at select locations. Parliamentary Registers for Constituency #33 are available for viewing at:Hamilton Post Office‎. Somerset Police station. Mangrove Bay Post... Read more of this article

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

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