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Number Of Registered Voters By Constituency

Number Of Registered Voters By Constituency

As Bermudians head to the polls for the 2017 General Election today, a look at the number of registered voters by constituency is below. The Parliamentary Registrar said the numbers are as of 30 June 2017, and they total 46,669.Const.# Constituency Count1 St. George’s North 12732 St. George’s West 14103 St. David’s 14184 St.... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: OBA Press Conference

Live Video Replay: OBA Press Conference

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] held a press conference this afternoon [July 17] with Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister for Social Development and Sport Nandi Outerbridge and election candidate Nicholas Kempe. The press conference has just concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the 28-minute live video replay... Read more of this article

VRA Press For Good Governance Measures

VRA Press For Good Governance Measures

A campaign group has vowed to keep pressure on which ever party wins the general election in a bid to press them into legislating for new good governance laws. The Voters Rights Association [VRA] wants to see a Voters Rights Bill that will put into law important issues such as giving both the Auditor General and the Bermuda Ombudsman the power to subpoena... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: PLP Press Conference

Live Video Replay: PLP Press Conference

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] held a press conference today [July 17] with Opposition Leader David Burt, and MPs and election candidates Diallo Rabain and Lovitta Foggo. The press conference has just concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the 21-minute live video replay is below.The General Election is... Read more of this article

Three Hour Video: PLP ‘Final Grand Slam’ Rally

Three Hour Video: PLP ‘Final Grand Slam’ Rally

The Progressive Labour Party held their final pre-election rally at Prospect Primary School Field last night [July 16], with the candidates providing speeches for the crowd, as the final countdown to the 2017 General Election continues. The General Election is set for Tuesday, July 18, and you can click here to take a look at all the candidates and... Read more of this article

Column: What Can An Independent MP Do?

Column: What Can An Independent MP Do?

[Opinion column written by John Barritt] Here’s a question I often get asked: just what is it that an independent MP can actually do? The answer: as much as any other backbench MP, whether Government or Opposition, and possibly even more, not being bound by party whip or party line. But this is no easy sell where party politics dominate. Nevertheless... Read more of this article

Candidates/Past Results: Do Your Own Analysis

Candidates/Past Results: Do Your Own Analysis

With the General Election set for Tuesday, July 18, take a look at all the candidates and past election results which provide an overview of the voting patterns of each area, allowing you to do your own analysis. The OBA won the 2012 election by a margin of 19 – 17, however two MPs subsequently resigned from the party to sit as Independents, so... Read more of this article

List Of Polling Stations For General Election

List Of Polling Stations For General Election

The locations of polling stations for the 2017 General Election have been announced by the Parliamentary Registry, with 36 stations total, one in each of the island’s constituencies.Polling Station LocationsConstituencies – Location Of Election Rooms 1 St. George’s North – East End Primary School 2 St. George’s West... Read more of this article

Hollis Urges Voters To Check Polling Location

Hollis Urges Voters To Check Polling Location

Hamilton West Independent candidate Thad Hollis is urging all registered voters to double check the location of their polling station for Tuesday’s election. He says despite the Parliamentary Registrar’s Office doing a great job of advertising the polling station locations, there are still many voters in Hamilton West that are not aware of the new... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: General Election Policing Plan

Police Advisory: General Election Policing Plan

In advance of the General Election on Tuesday, 18th July, the police have issued an advisory detailing their policing plan for the day. Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police James Howard Remarks: The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to make the public aware of the following in the lead up to the General Election on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 in... Read more of this article

Entitlement To Time Off From Work To Vote

Entitlement To Time Off From Work To Vote

The Parliamentary Registrar today reminded employers that in accordance with section 36[3] of the Parliamentary Election Act 1978, “every parliamentary elector whose name appears in the parliamentary register for a constituency in which a contested parliamentary election is held shall, if he is in employment, be entitled to receive from his employer... Read more of this article

Video: Independent Candidate Elmore Warren

Video: Independent Candidate Elmore Warren

Elmore Warren — who who will run as Independent candidate in Constituency #21 Pembroke South East in the upcoming general election — held a press conference today [July 14].The 18-minute live video replay is below:Mr Warren’s flyer follows below [PDF here]:The candidates for the 2017 election and the past three election results... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: OBA Press Conference

Live Video Replay: OBA Press Conference

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] held a press conference today [July 14] with Finance Minister Bob Richards, and election candidates Andrea Moniz-DeSouza and Nicholas Kempe discussing the Bermuda economy. The press conference has just concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the 23-minute live video replay is below. Related... Read more of this article