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Video: FDM Election Candidates Interview

Video: FDM Election Candidates Interview

Some of the FDM candidates are joining host Don Burgess this afternoon [Sept 29] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This marks the second in a three part live video series, with Bernews having invited all three political parties to take part in a ‘group interview’. The first was held earlier today, and the third will... Read more of this article

FDM To Host Pot Luck Dinner On Wednesday

FDM To Host Pot Luck Dinner On Wednesday

The FDM will be hosting a Pot Luck Dinner on Wednesday [Sept 30] from 4.00pm until 8.00pm at the Royal Naval Field. A spokesperson said, “The [FDM] Freedom Democratic Movement, extends an invitation to the voting public, to come and meet our candidates at our community outreach event. Join us for an evening of good food and communion. “Meet us... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Election Candidates Interview

Video: OBA Election Candidates Interview

Some of the OBA candidates are joining host Don Burgess this afternoon [Sept 29] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This marks the first in what will be a three part live video series, with Bernews having invited all three political parties to take part in a ‘group interview’. The second in the series will take... Read more of this article

PLP Press Conference: Roban & Simmons

PLP Press Conference: Roban & Simmons

The PLP held another press conference this morning [Sept 28], with candidates Walter Roban and Lindsay Simmons both delivering remarks.Deputy Premier Walter Roban’s remarks: Good morning, Today, we’re here to offer a few thoughts on the OBA’s platform. We’ve had the opportunity to read it cover to cover. And, here’s what surprised me... Read more of this article

OBA Press Conference: Cannonier & Robinson

OBA Press Conference: Cannonier & Robinson

The OBA held another press conference today [Sept 28], with candidates Craig Cannonier and Dwayne Robinson both delivering remarks.OBA Leader Craig Cannonier’s remarks: My Fellow Bermudians, Over the weekend, we released our election platform. We did not need fuss or fanfare. We are not about one person. We are a team. We know the One Bermuda... Read more of this article

PLP: The OBA Platform Mentions PLP 22 Times

PLP: The OBA Platform Mentions PLP 22 Times

“The OBA platform, which is exactly half the length of the PLP’s, mentioned “David Burt” or the “PLP” 22 times in just 20 pages. That’s more than one mention per page. In contrast, the PLP’s 40-page manifesto mentioned the “OBA” just two times,” the PLP said. “The OBA’s platform, like their campaign, is missing... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With FDM Leader Marc Bean

Video: BNV With FDM Leader Marc Bean

Free Democratic Movement [FDM] Leader Marc Bean is joining host Don Burgess this morning [Sept 28] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. The FDM was formed earlier this month and will be contesting their first General Election this Thursday, with the party fielding 14 candidates.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda... Read more of this article

CVD To Host Pre-Election Forum Tonight

CVD To Host Pre-Election Forum Tonight

The leaders of the three political parties contesting the General Election will engage in a Pre-Election forum tonight [Sept 28] at 8pm, which will see the ”respective leaders involved in segments of just over a half hour each.” It will be hosted by the ‘Community Voices for Democracy’, which had originally called for the format... Read more of this article

Reminder: Public School Closed On Election Day

Reminder: Public School Closed On Election Day

The Commissioner of Education is reminding everyone that all public schools will be closed on Thursday [Oct 1] due to the General Election. The poster says, “Public Advisory from the Commissioner of Education. Please be advised that, due to the General Election on October 1st, all public schools will be closed on that day. Schools will reopen... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Grand Motorcade & Drive-In Rally

Photos: PLP Grand Motorcade & Drive-In Rally

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] held their ‘Grand Motorcade & Drive-In Rally’ this evening [Sept 26], with the motorcade leaving Alaska Hall and heading to TN Tatem for a socially distanced drive in rally.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda General Election and past elections, you can find more... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Release Election Platform

Video: OBA Release Election Platform

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] is holding an “OBA Platform Release” this evening [Sept 26] and streaming online and you can watch it live below, as well as read their full election platform, which the party released this evening.Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 23-minute replay is belowThe full OBA platform follows below [PDF... Read more of this article

OBA & PLP On Independence Talk Claims

OBA & PLP On Independence Talk Claims

The OBA Leader has alleged that the Premier asked him for the “Opposition’s support in bringing Bermuda to Independence,” while the PLP has alleged that Mr Cannonier is “lying,” and pointed out that “Bermuda cannot go to independence without Bermudians voting in favour in a referendum.” These statements were made... Read more of this article

Roban: FDM’s “Anti-Mask Position Is Dangerous”

Roban: FDM’s “Anti-Mask Position Is Dangerous”

“The FDM Party’s anti-mask position is dangerous and we must ensure that those who advocate against capable management of the coronavirus remain out of the House of Assembly,” the PLP said. A spokesperson said, “In an interview, FDM Leader Marc Bean rejected the scientific consensus and said that wearing masks does not help to stop... Read more of this article