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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

Column: ‘Overwhelming Mandate To Govern’

Column: ‘Overwhelming Mandate To Govern’

[Opinion column written by John Barritt] That was fun, Pat. For over a week afterwards, I was still getting positive feedback about Bernews’ election night coverage. The audience reach was nothing short of impressive, both here and abroad. Well done – and thank you. People then asked what the result means. It means quite simply this: the Progressive... Read more of this article

St. Kitts And Nevis Congratulates New Premier

St. Kitts And Nevis Congratulates New Premier

Following the PLP’s election victory, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris extended his congratulations to the PLP and Premier David Burt. “On behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, I heartily congratulate David Burt and his PLP colleagues for attaining the highest number of votes ever secured by a political... Read more of this article

Centre On Philanthropy Congratulates The PLP

Centre On Philanthropy Congratulates The PLP

The Centre on Philanthropy said they would like to join in congratulating the Progressive Labuor Party on becoming our new Government. “We are particularly encouraged by the emphasis that has been placed on strengthening the social infrastructure in Bermuda,” the Centre said. “Over 350 registered charities and social services providers... Read more of this article

Greenrock Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Greenrock Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Greenrock has congratulated the Premier and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their election victory. Executive Director of Greenrock, Jonathan Starling said, “Greenrock would like to congratulate Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party on their election victory and forming the new Government. “We look forward to working with... Read more of this article

Family Centre Congratulates PLP On Win

Family Centre Congratulates PLP On Win

Family Centre is congratulating the Progressive Labour Party on its recent election win, saying “it is heartening to see the emphasis in the PLP platform on strengthening our social fiber.” Martha Dismont, Executive Director of Family Centre, said, “On behalf of Family Centre, I want to congratulate the Progressive Labour Party for its’... Read more of this article

Anglican Church Congratulates The PLP

Anglican Church Congratulates The PLP

The Anglican Church of Bermuda is congratulating Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their victory in General Election on Tuesday [July 18]. The Right Revd. Nicholas Dill said, “The Anglican Church of Bermuda would like to congratulate the Hon. E. David Burt, JP MP, Premier of Bermuda and the members of the Progressive Labour... Read more of this article

Age Concern Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Age Concern Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Age Concern is congratulating Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their election victory. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern Bermuda congratulates Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party on their election victory in becoming the new Government. “We look forward to working with the new Government and the Minister... Read more of this article