IT’S OVER — BUT, WHAT’S NEXT?

Written by on March 14, 2018

For the third time, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has played second fiddle to the New National Party (NNP) of Dr. Keith Mitchell at the polls by way of a clean-sweep.  Taking all 15 seats, the NNP brought to an end what has been a closely fought election season, in what turned into a relatively incident-free day of polling.

But the day was not without its hiccups as we are about to hear from this caller – a hiccup which resulted in both the OAS and CARICOM observer missions being informed of the irregularity: LISTEN

Grabbing 33,786 votes — just shy of 60% of  the 57,029 votes cast in Tuesday’s election, the NNP’s winning candidates are as follows:

In CARRIACOU AND PETITE MARTINIQUE, Kindra Mathurine Stewart

In ST. ANDREW SOUTH EAST, Emmalyn Pierre

In ST. ANDREW SOUTH WEST, Yolande Bain-Horsford

In ST. ANDREW NORTH EAST, Kate Skita Lewis

In ST. ANDREW NORTH WEST, Delma Cherry-Ann Thomas

In ST. DAVID, Oliver Thomas Joseph

In TOWN OF ST. GEORGE, Peter David

In ST. GEORGE NORTH EAST, Tobias Clement

In ST. GEORGE NORTH WEST, Keith Claudius Mitchell

In ST. GEORGE SOUTH EAST, Gregory Clarence Bowen

In ST. GEORGE SOUTH, Nickolas Tang Conway Steele

In ST. JOHN, Alvin Martin DaBreo

In ST. MARK, Clarice Modeste Curwen

In ST. PATRICK EAST, Pamela Moses (NNP) defeated Cecilia Ann John

In ST. PATRICK WEST, Anthony Boatswain

While Prime Minister Mitchell has not been reachable for comment, political leader of the NDC, Nazim Burke has admitted that the campaign was a tough one and thanked his supporters for their hard work.  Recognizing that many of them are saddened by the eventual outcome of the election, Burke has reminded them that this disappointment may be the start of something bigger.

At the conclusion of the GrenadaBroadcast Facebook live stream on Tuesday, Attorney at Law, James Bristol described the trouncing as unprecedented: LISTEN

He has also issued a challenge to the New National Party and Dr. Mitchell: LISTEN

Business consultant, Jude Bernard wondered, “Where do we go from here?” LISTEN

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