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‘Candidate X’ disqualified from election

‘Candidate X’ disqualified from election

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): The chief justice has ruled that a spent conviction for dishonesty has disqualified a candidate from office. As a result of a court order, however, the media has been banned from identifying the candidate to protect his character. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie found that there are conditions [...]

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Send in your questions for candidates

Send in your questions for candidates

| 12/04/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS Elections): There are just six weeks to go before Election Day and we at CNS suspect that our readers have questions for the candidates and parties that may not be answered in news articles and forums. So we are inviting you all to send us questions via the comment section below. They can be [& [...]

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Mobile voting to take place week before election

Mobile voting to take place week before election

| 10/04/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Elections): Mobile voting will take place over a four-day period the week before Election Day in all 19 single-member constituencies, election officials announced Monday. Each district has been assigned one mobile voting station and a mobile polling day between 16-19 May. The mobile voting appl [...]

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On that $200 thing…

On that $200 thing…

| 04/04/2017 | 101 Comments
101 writes: Prospect’s political candidate for the 2017 General Elections, Mathew Leslie, has been allegedly caught doing inappropriate stuff on Facebook messenger. He is running for office and in the wake of this mess, he has publicly admitted that he has “partied”, made mistakes, etc [...]

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Candidates reveal backing of local doctor

Candidates reveal backing of local doctor

| 31/03/2017
(CNS): Seven of the independent candidates who are contesting the general election in May revealed on their register of interest forms that they are being sponsored by Dr Steve Tomlinson. The candidates are: Sarah Orrett (West Bay North), Laura Young (West Bay South), Raul Gonzales (Newlands), Rudi [...]

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Looking at your choices after Nomination Day

Looking at your choices after Nomination Day

| 30/03/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS Elections): After months of speculation, we now all know which candidates are running in which districts. Yesterday was the day that anyone wanting to run in the 2017 General Elections had to be nominated, and while candidates can still drop out, no one else can enter the political fray. So, ar [...]

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PPM and independent candidates emerge for nomination

PPM and independent candidates emerge for nomination

| 29/03/2017 | 118 Comments
(CNS Elections): After keeping a very tight lid on exactly who they would be fielding and where, the Progressive candidates began to emerge Wednesday morning for nomination. The current speaker of the House, Julianna O’Connor-Connolly, was nominated for the first time as a PPM candidate for Cayman [...]

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Mac confident he can beat challengers

Mac confident he can beat challengers

| 29/03/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS Elections): After he went through the official nomination process Wednesday morning, Cayman Democratic Party Leader McKeeva Bush said he was confident that he would win the district of West Bay West. Bush was the first candidate to appear at the library in his constituency before noon but two o [...]

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Rate the performance of current Cabinet members

Rate the performance of current Cabinet members

| 21/03/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS Elections): The 2013-2017 administration is the Progressives’ second term and the first with Alden McLaughlin as premier. The PPM leader during the party’s first administration, Kurt Tibbetts, stayed on in the government, taking up a portfolio that included planning. Moses Kirkconne [...]

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How would you grade your MLAs this past term? (Part 1)

How would you grade your MLAs this past term? (Part 1)

| 16/03/2017 | 46 Comments
101 writes: It’s that time again, where existing and wannabe politicians gear up to tell us what they have done for us, or to tell us why their opponents have messed up and how they, if elected, will fix things. But what we think is far more important than what they are telling us. Starting [& [...]

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