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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

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


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