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Forty-two candidates nominated for 2015 general elections in BVI
Published on May 25, 2015 Email To Friend    Print Version

ROAD TOWN, BVI -- Forty-two candidates have been nominated to contest the 2015 general elections to be held in the British Virgin Islands on June 8.

A full slate of 13 candidates from both the ruling National Democratic Party and the main opposition party, the Virgin Islands Party, were nominated, in addition to five members from the People’s Empowerment Party. Three candidates were nominated from the People’s Progressive Coalition.

A total of six persons were nominated as independent candidates at the district level and two persons were nominated as independent candidates at the territorial at-large level.

Supervisor of Elections Juliette Penn stated that the process ran smoothly and that the Elections Office will now be preparing for advance polling day.

Advance polling day will be held on Friday, June 5 and polling day is set for Monday, June 8.
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