Tag: Bermuda elections

Furbert Returned For Third Term As BIU Head

Furbert Returned For Third Term As BIU Head

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] held its internal elections recently, with BIU President Chris Furbert returning for a third term. A spokesperson said, “After a very successful 4th Quadrennial Delegates Conference held on March 13 and 14, 2014, Brother Chris Furbert was returned unopposed for a third term at the helm of the Bermuda Industrial... Read more of this article

Parliamentary Select Committee On Elections

Parliamentary Select Committee On Elections

The Elections Committee will hold its first meeting on Friday [Aug 23] at 10:00 am, where it plans to review matters including whether or not parliamentary candidates are legally required to make a declaration of interest in government contracts. Established by Parliament in June 2013, the Select Committee is chaired by Walton Brown [PLP] and includes... Read more of this article

Fahy: ‘Business Vote An Essential Component’

Fahy: ‘Business Vote An Essential Component’

Adding the business vote to complement the resident vote in municipal elections is “an essential component of establishing an electoral structure that is right for Bermuda,” Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said today [June 12] in the Senate. The Minister said the government hopes to introduce a business vote on a rate payer basis, meaning... Read more of this article

Home Affairs Minister Congratulates Alderman

Home Affairs Minister Congratulates Alderman

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy extended his congratulations to Mr. Anthony Richardson who became the St. George’s Corporation’s newest Alderman last Thursday [Feb 21]. The Corporation of St. George’s held Municipal elections to fill the vacant Alderman post when Mr. Garth Rothwell was appointed Mayor. Mr. Richardson was one... Read more of this article

Richardson Wins St George’s Alderman Race

Richardson Wins St George’s Alderman Race

[Updated] Anthony Richardson won the St George’s Alderman’s race last night [Feb 21], defeating three other candidates —  Alfonso Harris, Kristin White and Rick Wynn – for the position. Newly elected Mayor of St George’s Garth Rothwell held the position of Deputy Mayor and Alderman in the St George’s Corporation... Read more of this article

Video: Marc Bean Elected New PLP Leader

Video: Marc Bean Elected New PLP Leader

[Updated: The election was between Terry Lister and Marc Bean, with Mr Bean being elected the new Party Leader by a margin of 111 - 35. Derrick Burgess remains the Deputy Leader.] The Progressive Labour Party is hosting a Special Delegates Conference this evening [Dec 21] to select a new Party Leader following the resignation of former Premier and Party... Read more of this article

BIU President Comments On Election Results

BIU President Comments On Election Results

Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert commented on the election results today, saying he feels the people who didn’t vote gave the government to the OBA. Mr Furbert said: “On behalf of the BIU membership, I would like to congratulate Mr Craig Cannonier the new Premier and leader of the country, and the OBA for winning the recently... Read more of this article

PLP To Elect A New Party Leader This Friday

PLP To Elect A New Party Leader This Friday

The Progressive Labour Party will be hosting Special Delegates Conference on Friday [Dec 21] to select a new Party Leader. Former Premier and Party Leader Paula Cox lost her Devonshire North West seat to the OBA’s Glen Smith on Monday, and her party was also defeated at the polls, with the OBA claiming a 19-17 seat victory. Yesterday the PLP confirmed... Read more of this article

Jonathan Starling: Onward To A New Politics

Jonathan Starling: Onward To A New Politics

[Written by Jonathan Starling, who contested C#20 as an Independent] I would like to congratulate Ms Susan Jackson, the victor in Constituency 20. Her victory was comprehensive, even if her margin of victory (78%) was lower than the then UBP’s victory in the 2007 election (83%). I enjoyed the conversations I had with Ms Jackson in between shaking... Read more of this article

Business Bermuda Congratulates OBA

Business Bermuda Congratulates OBA

“The election results last night are clearly an indication that the people of Bermuda are laser-focused on the economy and that international business has to be the driving force in powering the return of prosperity and opportunity for all Bermudians,” said Cheryl Packwood, CEO of Business Bermuda. “As we market Bermuda around the world, we constantly... Read more of this article


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