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Audio: Jason Hayward Sworn In As MP

Audio: Jason Hayward Sworn In As MP

Jason Hayward was sworn in as a Member of Parliament in the House of Assembly today [Nov 29], with Mr Hayward becoming the island’s newest MP following his victory at the polls in the recently held Constituency #17 Pembroke Central by-election. Mr. Hayward, who previously served as a Senator, won the seat with 311 votes [64.26%], compared to... Read more of this article

Column: Chris Famous On OBA Leadership

Column: Chris Famous On OBA Leadership

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] There have been interesting analyses of the results of the recent by-election in Constituency 17 Pembroke Central. Some far-fetched, some spot on. No matter where one stands politically, the results [vote share] below tell the tale:2003: the then UBP had 45 percent of the vote share 2007: the then UBP had 47... Read more of this article

PLP’s Jason Hayward Wins By-Election

PLP’s Jason Hayward Wins By-Election

[Updating] The by-election in Constituency #17 Pembroke Central is taking place today [Nov 21] with Jason Hayward standing for the PLP, while Dwayne Robinson is the OBA’s candidate.The by-election has been called due to the untimely death of MP Walton Brown, who held the seat since 2012. Looking at past results, since the single MP system took... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Leader Responds To BIU President

Video: OBA Leader Responds To BIU President

“What we heard today from Chris Furbert was nothing more than cheap electioneering,” Craig Cannonier said, with the OBA Leader asking why isn’t the BIU holding press conferences to ask about issues such as the increasing cost of groceries, increased taxes BIU members are paying and lack of new jobs.Mr. Cannonier said, “I listened... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On ‘Pepper Mist’ Comment

Video: BIU President On ‘Pepper Mist’ Comment

[Updated] BIU President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 20], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: Mr Furbert addressed the comments made in the past by Dwayne Robinson, who is the OBA’s candidate for tomorrow’s by-election and a former host of the... Read more of this article

Government Advisory: By-Election On Thursday

Government Advisory: By-Election On Thursday

The Parliamentary Registrar reminds voters that this Thursday [Nov 21], the by-election for Pembroke Central Constituency 17 will take place at the St. Paul AME Church hall. A government spokesperson said, “The Parliamentary Registrar reminds voters that this Thursday, 21 November 2019, the by-election for Pembroke Central Constituency 17 will... Read more of this article

Pembroke Central By-Election Set For This Week

Pembroke Central By-Election Set For This Week

The by-election in Constituency #17 Pembroke Central is set to take place this week, with voters to head to the polls on Thursday, November 21st, with Jason Hayward to stand for the PLP, while Dwayne Robinson will run for the OBA.The by-election has been called due to the untimely death of MP Walton Brown, who held the seat since 2012. Looking at... Read more of this article

By-Election & Municipal Election Nomination Day

By-Election & Municipal Election Nomination Day

The Nomination Day for the by-election in Constituency #17 Pembroke Central and Extraordinary Municipal Election for the Corporation of St. George will take place tomorrow [Nov 7]. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised of the following information in advance of Nomination Day, which is tomorrow, November 7, 2019. By-election Constituency... Read more of this article

Dwayne Robinson: OBA By-Election Candidate

Dwayne Robinson: OBA By-Election Candidate

[Updated with video] Senator Dwayne Robinson was today unveiled as the One Bermuda Alliance candidate for the by-election in Pembroke Central, Constituency 17. “I am enormously proud to be given the opportunity to serve the people of Pembroke Central,” said Mr Robinson, who has just returned from his honeymoon after getting married to his wife Reshay. “Mr... Read more of this article

Jason Hayward: PLP Candidate For By-Election

Jason Hayward: PLP Candidate For By-Election

The PLP announced today that Senator Jason Hayward will be the PLP candidate for the by-election in Constituency 17 Pembroke Central. The by-election has been called due to the untimely death of MP Walton Brown, and is scheduled to take place on November 21st. Senator Hayward’s bio on the official Parliament website states, “Senator Jason... Read more of this article

By-Election To Be Held On November 21st

By-Election To Be Held On November 21st

The Governor has issued a Writ of Election for a by-election for Constituency 17 Pembroke Central to be held on Thursday, November 21. The by-election has been called due to the untimely death of MP Walton Brown. A Government spokesperson said, “The Parliamentary Registrar is advising that His Excellency the Governor, John Rankin, CMG, has issued... Read more of this article