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Photos & Video: PLP Celebrates Election Victory

Photos & Video: PLP Celebrates Election Victory

People took to the streets in celebration last night [Oct 1] after the PLP recorded a landslide victory in the 2020 General Election by winning 30 of the 36 seats in the House of Assembly, representing 62.10% of the popular vote. The PLP entered the election holding a 25-11 majority, and held all their seats and won five more seats from the OBA, leaving... Read more of this article

Live Updates: PLP Win 30 Seats In Election

Live Updates: PLP Win 30 Seats In Election

[Updating] The PLP has recorded a landslide victory in the 2020 General Election, claiming 30 of the 36 seats in the House of Assembly, and winning 62.10% of the popular vote. The PLP entered the election holding a 25-11 majority, and held all their seats and won 5 more seats from the OBA, leaving the Opposition with only 6 seats in the House of Assembly. Slideshow... Read more of this article

Photos: Election Candidates At Polling Stations

Photos: Election Candidates At Polling Stations

The 2020 General Election is taking place today [Oct 1], with candidates — many decked out in their party colors including matching masks — greeting voters as they attend the polling stations to cast their vote. Polling stations will close at 8.00pm, and the results are expected to come in later this evening. The PLP enters this election... Read more of this article

Column: Democracy Is Young, Challenges Real

Column: Democracy Is Young, Challenges Real

[Opinion column written by FDM candidate Cheryl Packwood] Vote!  Our Democracy Is Young And Our Challenges Are Real October 1st is the day.  This is the time.  This is when you and I as fellow Bermudians with equal rights get to proclaim that “We Matter.” Sometimes it seems so hard to believe that our “one little vote” will make a difference,... Read more of this article

Photos: FDM Pot Luck Dinner Event

Photos: FDM Pot Luck Dinner Event

The Freedom Democratic Movement [FDM] held a “Pot Luck Dinner” community outreach event this evening [Sept 30] at the Royal Naval Field to meet their 2020 General Election candidates, with the newly formed party fielding 14 candidates in this year’s election.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda General Election... Read more of this article

OBA: We Have Learned, We Will Do Better

OBA: We Have Learned, We Will Do Better

“We have learned from our time in Government that is why we will do better,” OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said. Mr. Cannonier said, “In 2011 I took a leap, a leap of faith after watching our island home suffer. I gladly accepted the leadership of the One Bermuda Alliance. “We needed a change. Everyone agreed that Bermuda needed a change. “We... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Election Candidates Interview

Video: PLP Election Candidates Interview

Some of the PLP candidates are joining host Don Burgess this afternoon [Sept 30] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This marks the third and final in a three part live video series, with Bernews having invited all three political parties to take part in a ‘group interview’.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda... Read more of this article

OBA: Auditor ‘Must Investigate Deal With Savvy’

OBA: Auditor ‘Must Investigate Deal With Savvy’

The Auditor General “must investigate the deal made with Savvy Entertainment, ” OBA candidate Douglas De Couto said. Mr. De Couto said, “There are so many questions about whether the people’s money was spent correctly that the only way of getting to the bottom of this loan is for the Auditor General to investigate. “David Burt talks... Read more of this article

Saliva Testing Prior To General Election

Saliva Testing Prior To General Election

“Returning officers and presiding officers employed by the Parliamentary Registrar as well as election candidates have the opportunity to undergo saliva testing prior to Thursday’s General Election to help ensure voter safety during the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Health Ministry said today. Last night a Government spokesperson said, “This... Read more of this article

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