Tag: #BermudaElections

Column: “I Ain’t Voting, All Politicians The Same”

Column: “I Ain’t Voting, All Politicians The Same”

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] “I ain’t voting.” “All de politicians are the same.” Both statements made frequently lately. At first listen, I wonder why anyone would even have this rationale? Then I remember there was a time many in my generation had those same thoughts two decades ago. Heck, some in my present day generation still... Read more of this article

Congratulations Offered To Both New Mayors

Congratulations Offered To Both New Mayors

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy and Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown both offered their congratulations to the newly elected Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling and newly elected Mayor of St. George’s Quinell Francis. Last night [May 7], Charles Gosling defeated Carlton Simmons [409-158 votes] to become Mayor of Hamilton, while... Read more of this article

Video: Francis & Gosling Win Mayoral Elections

Video: Francis & Gosling Win Mayoral Elections

[Updated: Charles Gosling defeated Carlton Simmons [409-158 votes] to become Mayor of Hamilton, while the election in the east saw Quinell Francis [278 votes] defeat the incumbent Garth Rothwell [177 votes] and Alfonso Harris [23 votes] to become St George’s Mayor.]Voters are heading to the polls in both St. George’s and Hamilton today [May... Read more of this article

Candidate Simmons: Stronger City For Everyone

Candidate Simmons: Stronger City For Everyone

“I believe that a Mayor with direct ties and a clear vested interest to the success of the City’s residents and businesses is the ideal candidate for such a role. I am willing to take that charge and to be accountable to you,” Carlton Simmons said ahead of this week’s election. Mr. Simmons is running against Charles Gosling for the position... Read more of this article

Candidate Gosling: City Requires Leadership

Candidate Gosling: City Requires Leadership

“The City of Hamilton urgently needs stewards who are capable of addressing the current financial challenges that the city is experiencing and correct any inappropriate resolutions or decisions that could further harm the City of Hamilton finances and/or tarnish its reputation,” the Charles Gosling campaign said ahead of this week’s... Read more of this article

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

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