Archive for January 30th, 2017

Applicants for the job of MLA

Applicants for the job of MLA

| 30/01/2017 | 10 Comments
MM writes: Our MLAs like to come forward with all sorts of ideas that they say they want to implement, especially during election season. What they do not come forward to tell their people is how the process within the Legislative Assembly works in order for any of their proposals to actually come i [...]

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Facebook emerges as launch pad for candidates

Facebook emerges as launch pad for candidates

| 30/01/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Elections): The use of social media is likely to play a major part of the 2017 election campaign. While there are huge changes in the voting system in 2017, campaigning is also likely to take a different turn. Already, a number of candidates have used Facebook to launch their initial campaigns, [...]

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Suckoo teams up with McLean in BT race

Suckoo teams up with McLean in BT race

| 30/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Alva Suckoo has revealed that he will be joining forces with Gilbert McLean, a former health minister in the first UDP administration, in the Bodden Town race. Suckoo started his political career with the UDP, opted to run for office in his first election with the PPM, but then crossed the f [...]

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Former top cop to hit the campaign trail

Former top cop to hit the campaign trail

| 30/01/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Rudolph Dixon, a former deputy commissioner at the RCIPS whose career was derailed when he was caught up in the controversial internal police corruption probe, Operation Tempura, has thrown his hat into the political ring. Dixon has confirmed that he will be running as an independent candida [...]

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