Tag: Bermuda elections

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

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


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