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David W. Burch To Run As Independent

David W. Burch To Run As Independent

David W. Burch has announced his intention to run as an Independent candidate in the by-election in Constituency 26 Warwick South Central, which is set to take place on December 20th. The announcement said, “The ‘Committee to Elect David Burch’ and his supporters are pleased to announce their candidate intends to apply and file for... Read more of this article

Video: Tyrrell To Run For PLP In By-Election

Video: Tyrrell To Run For PLP In By-Election

[Updated] The PLP announced that Neville Tyrrell will be their candidate for the by-election in Constituency 26 Warwick South Central, which is set to take place on December 20th. Mr Tyrrell will match up against Robyn Swan, who the OBA has already announced as their candidate. This by-election is being called due to the retirement of Marc Bean, who... Read more of this article

Video: Swan To Run For OBA In By-Election

Video: Swan To Run For OBA In By-Election

[Updated] The OBA announced that Robyn Swan will be their candidate for the by-election in Constituency 26 Warwick South Central, which is set to take place on December 20th.This by-election is being called due to the retirement of Marc Bean, who stepped down as both Leader of the Opposition and as a Member of Parliament. The last by-election in Constituency... Read more of this article

Constituency #26 By-Election On December 20

Constituency #26 By-Election On December 20

The Acting Governor has issued a writ for the by-election in Constituency 26 Warwick South Central, which is set to take place on December 20th. The statement said, “The Parliamentary Registrar advises the public that, Her Excellency Mrs. Ginny Ferson, Acting Governor has issued a writ of election for the bye-election to take place in Constituency... Read more of this article

Generation Next Youth Voters Registration Drive

Generation Next Youth Voters Registration Drive

[Written by Eron Hill] Marcus Mosiah Garvey once said “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” It is incumbent upon us as young people to look back at the struggles that our ancestors endured. We must acknowledge those who have paved the way for us to follow, and laid the foundation... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: ‘OBA’s Policies Have Been Rejected’

Marc Bean: ‘OBA’s Policies Have Been Rejected’

“The OBA’s candidate and the OBA’s policies have been rejected,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean following Diallo Rabain’s victory at the Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central by-election last night. Mr Bean said, “For the second time in two years Bermudians have been given the opportunity to let their voices be heard... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Photos & Video: Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Voters headed to the polls yesterday [Feb 4] for the Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central by-election, with the PLP’s Diallo Rabain winning with 461 votes, compared to 351 votes for the OBA’s Andrew Simons. Following the final vote count, Mr Rabain said, “First, I’d like to thank the constituents of Devonshire North Central;... Read more of this article

Updates: PLP’s Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Updates: PLP’s Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

[Updating: The PLP's Diallo Rabain has won] Voters are heading to the polls today [Feb 4] for the by-election in Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central, with Diallo Rabain standing for the PLP, while Andrew Simons is the OBA candidate. The by-election was prompted by the retirement of PLP MP Glenn Blakeney, who submitted his resignation letter to... Read more of this article

24 Hr Poll: Should Party Politics End In Bermuda?

24 Hr Poll: Should Party Politics End In Bermuda?

[Updated] The question of whether you would you like to see an end to party politics in Bermuda is the topic of this week’s 24 hour poll, with readers asked to cast a vote on their preference. Bermuda’s political system operates with party politics and, while many countries and territories have a similar system, not all do. For example,... Read more of this article

By-Election Called For Devonshire North Central

By-Election Called For Devonshire North Central

The Parliamentary Registrar today advised that Governor George Fergusson has issued a writ of election for the by-election to take place in Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central. Polling day for the by-election will take place on 4th February 2016. The polling place will be the National Sports Centre Pavilion in Devonshire. Nomination Day is on 20th... Read more of this article

PLP Announce Diallo Rabain As Candidate

PLP Announce Diallo Rabain As Candidate

[Updated] The Progressive Labour Party announced that Senator Diallo Rabain will be their candidate for the bye-election set to be held in Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central, The bye-election has been prompted by the retirement of PLP MP Glenn Blakeney, who submitted his resignation letter to the Speaker of the House, confirming his retirement... Read more of this article

Bye-Election Set To Be Called In Constituency 13

Bye-Election Set To Be Called In Constituency 13

Following the resignation of PLP MP Glenn Blakeney, a bye-election will be called in Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central, and while neither party has officially announced a candidate yet, both can be expected to challenge for the seat. Mr Blakeney — who was was first elected in 2003 and then subsequently reelected in 2007 and 2012 —... Read more of this article

Students React To Absentee Voting Proposal

Students React To Absentee Voting Proposal

[Written by Don Burgess] The organizer for the campaign to allow Bermuda’s overseas college students to vote via absentee ballot is “thrilled” Government plans to change the voting laws. But some Bermudians are questioning why that right isn’t extended to all overseas Bermudians. Danielle Lightbourn, 21, helped bring attention to the plight... Read more of this article

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