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Prospect candidate stands on conservative Christian platform

Prospect candidate stands on conservative Christian platform

| 21/02/2017

(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 Chr [...]

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Chamber calls for honesty in elections

Chamber calls for honesty in elections

| 17/02/2017

(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 opinio [...]

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McLaughlin confident he will ‘be back’

McLaughlin confident he will ‘be back’

| 17/02/2017 | 95 Comments

(CNS): The premier appeared confident he would be back in the job after the general election when he spoke at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit Thursday. Alden McLaughlin took the opportunity to plug his government’s achievements over the last few years, from economic growth to a fall [...]

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TV, radio host launches campaign for GT South

TV, radio host launches campaign for GT South

| 15/02/2017

(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 alrea [...]

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Straw poll shows surprise support for parties

Straw poll shows surprise support for parties

| 13/02/2017

(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 [...]

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Where are the Greens when you need them?

Where are the Greens when you need them?

| 09/02/2017

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 li [...]

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Will candidate affiliation affect your vote?

Will candidate affiliation affect your vote?

| 08/02/2017

(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 r [...]

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PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

| 06/02/2017

(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 [...]

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Suspect drunk driver ploughs into political board

Suspect drunk driver ploughs into political board

| 01/02/2017

(CNS Elections): Just days after political hopeful Kenneth Bryan erected his new campaign billboards in the George Town area, one of them was found in pieces Wednesday. But it was soon revealed that there was no foul play or political vandalism, which has been a factor in previous campaigns, and [...]

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Ellio deserts CDP to go it alone

Ellio deserts CDP to go it alone

| 01/02/2017

(CNS Election): Ellio Solomon, a former radio talk show host and one-time backbench MLA in the 2009 to 2013 United Democratic Party administration, launched his 2017 election bid as an independent on Tuesday night at a public meeting in the heart of George Town West. Solomon told CNS that he ha [...]

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CNS begins full election coverage with Election Section

CNS begins full election coverage with Election Section

| 31/01/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS Elections): As the campaign for the May General Election gets underway in earnest, Cayman News Service has created a new website dedicated entirely to the historic election where, for the first time, voters will elect just one candidate in nineteen different constituencies. Featuring an inte [...]

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