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Video: Premier On By-Elections, First 11 Months

Video: Premier On By-Elections, First 11 Months

“I think that the by-election results where we were able to narrow the margins in both seats and actually flip one seat from the Opposition to the Government is an endorsement of our time in office over the past 11 months,” Premier David Burt said, adding that it “doesn’t negate the significant amount of work that is left to be done and... Read more of this article

Column: Canvassing – Facts vs. Fiction

Column: Canvassing – Facts vs. Fiction

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] It seems to be a pattern of the One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] to constantly attempt to produce “fake news” prior to General Elections and or Bye-Elections. Prior to the General Election of 2017 they spent an enormous amount of funds on adverts to scaremonger the voting public into believing that the Progressive... Read more of this article

PLP Increases Majority In House To 25 – 11

PLP Increases Majority In House To 25 – 11

Voters headed to the polls yesterday for the Paget East and Warwick North East by-elections, with two new MPs being elected and the PLP increasing their majority in the 36-seat House of Assembly to 25-11. The OBA’s Scott Pearman won Paget East and the PLP’s Curtis Dickinson won Warwick North East, with the OBA earning a winning margin of... Read more of this article

Videos: By-Election Results & Announcements

Videos: By-Election Results & Announcements

Voters headed to the polls yesterday for the Paget East and Warwick North East by-elections, with two new MPs who were elected — Scott Pearman [OBA] and Curtis Dickinson [PLP] — set to be sworn in at the House of Assembly today. Scott Pearman won Paget East and Curtis Dickinson won Warwick North East, and as both seats were previously held... Read more of this article

Updates: Dickinson, Pearman Win By-Elections

Updates: Dickinson, Pearman Win By-Elections

Updated: The PLP and OBA both won a seat in the by-elections, with the OBA’s Scott Pearman winning Paget East and the PLP’s Curtis Dickinson winning Warwick North East. As both seats were previously held by the OBA, the PLP increased their majority in the House to 25-11. The OBA’s Scott Pearman defeated PLP’s Curtis Richardson to win Paget East,... Read more of this article

Two By-Elections Set To Be Held This Week

Two By-Elections Set To Be Held This Week

Voters in two constituencies are set to head to the polls this week, with the Paget East and Warwick North East by-elections set to take place this Thursday, June 7th. The by-elections follow after the resignations of former OBA MP Dr Grant Gibbons in Paget East, and former OBA MP Jeff Baron in Warwick North East. Paget East has elected OBA or UBP... Read more of this article

Advance Polling For By-Elections On Thursday

Advance Polling For By-Elections On Thursday

The Parliamentary Registrar has issued a reminder that advance polling for incapacitated and absent voters for the By-Elections on 7 June will be held tomorrow 31 May, 2018 Advanced Polling Locations and Hours:8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Constituency #22 Bermuda College Student Centre, Paget Constituency #25 Bright Temple AME Church Hall, Warwick For more... Read more of this article

Four Candidates For Upcoming By-Elections

Four Candidates For Upcoming By-Elections

The Parliamentary Registry officially received nominations from candidates for the upcoming by-election to be held on Thursday, June 7th, with a total of four candidates for the two by-elections with the PLP and OBA set to contest both seats. Parliamentary Registrar Tenia Woolridge said that the nomination period, was a “routine one, which ran... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Announce By-Election Candidates

Video: OBA Announce By-Election Candidates

[Updated: Scott Pearman will stand in Paget East and Justin Mathias will run in Warwick North East] The OBA is holding a press conference this afternoon [May 10] where they are expected to announce their candidates for the upcoming by-elections in Constituency 22 Paget East and Constituency 25 Warwick North East. The by-elections — which will... Read more of this article

Video: Opposition Leader On By-Elections

Video: Opposition Leader On By-Elections

“We can mount a campaign that shows that we’re not defined by race and that we put Bermuda first,” Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden said, adding that “we will nominate the candidates who will make us a stronger Opposition, to ultimately regain the Government.” Ms Atherden’s comments come as the parties prepare for... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Announce Paget East Candidate

Video: PLP Announce Paget East Candidate

[Updated: The PLP announced that Curtis Richardson will be their candidate for the Paget East by-election] The PLP is holding a press conference today [May 8] where they are expected to announce their by-election candidate for Constituency 22 Paget East. The by-elections — which will be held on June 7th — were prompted by the resignations... Read more of this article

Both By-Elections To Be Held On June 7th

Both By-Elections To Be Held On June 7th

The date of the by-elections for Constituency 22 Paget East and Constituency 25 Warwick North East have been announced, with both set to take place on June 7th. The by-elections were prompted by the resignations of OBA MPs Jeff Baron and Dr Grant Gibbons, with Dr Gibbons representing Paget East, while Mr Baron represented Warwick North East. Paget East... Read more of this article

Three MPs To Contest OBA Leadership Election

Three MPs To Contest OBA Leadership Election

The OBA is set to hold their Leadership Elections tomorrow evening [Nov 18], with Jeanne Atherden, Craig Cannonier, and Patricia Gordon-Pamplin standing for OBA Leader, while Leah Scott is the sole candidate for Deputy Leader. This leadership election comes after former OBA Leader Michael Dunkley resigned as Party Leader in July following their loss... Read more of this article