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Prospect candidate stands on conservative Christian platform

Prospect candidate stands on conservative Christian platform

| 21/02/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS Elections): The first candidate that the CNS Election Section can formally confirm in the district of Prospect, despite rumours of many more in the seat bordered by Red Bay, Newlands and Savannah, is Allan Wagner. The 52-year-old businessman, who has declared himself to be a conservative Christ [...]

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Clock ticking on correcting voter address

Clock ticking on correcting voter address

| 17/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Elections): The deadline for correcting voter list address details is 5:30pm, Monday 20 February. Anyone who sees their name or the name of someone they know on the list of electors with incorrect or bad addresses is urged to contact the Elections Office on 949-8047 or email [email protected] [...]

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Chamber calls for honesty in elections

Chamber calls for honesty in elections

| 17/02/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS Elections): Kyle Broadhurst, the new Chamber of Commerce president, urged candidates not to neglect accuracy in the election campaign, given the recent democratic turbulence following the Brexit referendum in the UK and the US elections, where politics became very divisive and “loud opinions, [...]

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Tour bus operator turns to politics

Tour bus operator turns to politics

| 16/02/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS Election): The owner of a local tour company is turning to politics and contesting the  constituency of George Town East as an independent candidate. Kenrick Webster, the owner of Webster’s Tours, one of the largest operators on Grand Cayman that gets the lion’s share of the cruise ship bu [...]

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TV, radio host launches campaign for GT South

TV, radio host launches campaign for GT South

| 15/02/2017 | 61 Comments
(CNS Election): Catherine Tyson, a former TV and current radio host, is the latest newcomer to the political scene to announce her plans to run for a seat in the Legislative Assembly. She is the first candidate to formally confirm her intention to run in George Town South, where rumours are already [...]

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Straw poll shows surprise support for parties

Straw poll shows surprise support for parties

| 13/02/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS Elections): The latest straw poll in the CNS Election Section has thrown up a surprising result, given the perceptions about political parties. While the online vote among our readers is unscientific, the snapshot does at least raise questions about Marl Road predictions that the electorate wil [...]

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11 days left for voter objections and claims

11 days left for voter objections and claims

| 09/02/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS Election): People who wish to raise an objection or make a claim about the newly published electoral list have just eleven days to check the new register and contact the Elections Office. Officials are urging all Caymanians who plan to vote in the General Elections on 24 May to check the revise [...]

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Where are the Greens when you need them?

Where are the Greens when you need them?

| 09/02/2017 | 13 Comments
Theresa Green writes: This election we have just one vote, and there is only one thing I want to use mine on — any candidate running with a party that represents our precious and massively at-risk environment. Neither political party has a real green agenda and both plan on destroying marine life [...]

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Will candidate affiliation affect your vote?

Will candidate affiliation affect your vote?

| 08/02/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS Elections): So far, two parties have said that they will be fielding candidates in the May elections: the ruling Progressives (a.k.a. the PPM) and the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP), which was formerly the United Democratic Party (UDP). Two of the declared candidates have said that they are runn [...]

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PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

| 06/02/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS Elections): The Progressives will not be unveiling the slate of candidates it will field in the forthcoming general election and the constituencies they will stand in until Saturday 18 March — just 11 days before Nomination Day. The ruling party’s pre-election conference will take place at [...]

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