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Video: BNV Interview With FDM Members

Video: BNV Interview With FDM Members

Some of the Free Democratic Movement [FDM] members are joining Bernews this afternoon [Oct 15] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, set to discuss the recent election and their plans going forward. The FDM, which was formed just weeks before the 2020 General Election, fielded 14 candidates in total. The newly formed party did... Read more of this article

Video: New Cabinet & Senators Announced

Video: New Cabinet & Senators Announced

[Updating] A swearing in ceremony will be held at 2.30pm this afternoon [Oct 8] at Government House, with Premier David Burt expected to announce the Cabinet Members. Earlier today Premier Burt tweeted, “Later today, I will make appointments to the Cabinet of Bermuda. Many are not familiar with our Constitution. Sections 58-64 cover appointments... Read more of this article

Marilyn Steede: ‘Be Change You Want To See’

Marilyn Steede: ‘Be Change You Want To See’

Following the 2020 General Election, Marilyn Steede — who ran as an Independent in Constituency 12 Devonshire South Central — said  she stepped up to speak to the political caretakers of Bermuda that she was “displeased with their stewardship of my livelihood.” Ms Steede said, “I, Marilyn Steede was an Independent Candidate... Read more of this article

Eight New MPs To Enter House Of Assembly

Eight New MPs To Enter House Of Assembly

When Parliament resumes there will be eight new MPs, with Jason Wade, Crystal Caesar, Jache Adams, Anthony Richardson, Vance Campbell, Ianthia Simmons-Wade, Jarion Richardson and Kathy Lynn Simmons all set to enter the House of Assembly.Seven of the eight new MPs are PLP, with five PLP MPs winning seats previously held by the OBA, and while not a... Read more of this article

Column: Apology, Congratulations And Caution

Column: Apology, Congratulations And Caution

[Opinion column written by Vic Ball] As those of you reading this can imagine, it is without a doubt one of the most difficult opinions I have written. I initiate it with an apology to the Bermudian people. It is very evident that the OBA failed to provide a viable alternative to the questionable governance that we have endured over the past three years.... Read more of this article

‘We Will Continue To Be Relevant Political Force’

‘We Will Continue To Be Relevant Political Force’

“The OBA has a strong, committed team, with a number of new politicians,” OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said adding that they “will continue to be a relevant political force.” The OBA Leader was speaking after the 2020 General Election, which saw the OBA win just 6 of the 36 seats in the House of Assembly. Mr. Cannonier said, “On... Read more of this article

Election Data: Looking At The Five Seat Changes

Election Data: Looking At The Five Seat Changes

Following the 2020 General Election the PLP have increased their majority in the 36-seat House of Assembly from 25 to 30, having won five additional seats in the election which had all been previously held by the OBA, and the charts below delve into the data from the past elections in the areas. The election saw the PLP hold all the 25 seats they had... Read more of this article

At Least Six New Senators To Be Appointed

At Least Six New Senators To Be Appointed

At least six new Senators will be sworn in in the coming days, as the PLP’s five Senators were all elected to the House of Assembly, and one of the OBA Senators was also elected. On the PLP side, Crystal Caesar, Anthony Richardson, Vance Campbell, Kathy Simmons and Ianthia Simmons-Wade all won seats in the 2020 General Election, and on the OBA... Read more of this article

Photo Set II:  PLP Celebrates Election Victory

Photo Set II: PLP Celebrates Election Victory

People took to the streets in celebration after the PLP recorded a major 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 the Opposition with... Read more of this article

Governor Rankin Congratulates Premier Burt

Governor Rankin Congratulates Premier Burt

The Governor John Rankin congratulated the Premier David Burt on the results of the General Election. Government House posted online saying: “This afternoon the Governor was pleased to receive the Premier of Bermuda, the Hon E David Burt JP, MP to Government House. The Governor congratulated the Premier on the results of the General Election and said... Read more of this article

Official List: 2020 General Election Winners

Official List: 2020 General Election Winners

The Parliamentary Registrar announced the official results of the 2020 General Election, with the PLP recording a landslide victory, claiming 30 of the 36 seats in the House of Assembly, and winning 62.10% of the popular vote. The PLP made a strong showing in Southampton, picking up two more seats, with Jason Wade defeating the incumbent Leah Scott,... Read more of this article

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