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Premier presses party message home

Premier presses party message home

| 21/04/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS Elections): The importance of having a strong team bound by agreed and cohesive policies was a major theme in Premier Alden McLaughlin’s speech as he launched the PPM’s election campaign on Cayman Brac Thursday night. With 35 independents running in the May General Election, McLaughlin stre [...]

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PPM to launch campaign on Brac

PPM to launch campaign on Brac

| 18/04/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS Elections): The ruling People’s Progressive Movement has taken the unusual decision of launching their formal election campaign on Cayman Brac, rather than beginning the political roadshow in the capital, where the majority of voters live. While the two seats on Cayman Brac are being cont [...]

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Work permit freeze proposal brings BTE house down

Work permit freeze proposal brings BTE house down

| 17/04/2017 | 132 Comments
(CNS Elections): The idea of freezing all work permits until all Caymanians looking for employment have a job was a popular suggestion among the crowd that attended Thursday’s forum for candidates in Bodden Town East. The event at the Bodden Town Civic Centre, which had the largest crowd for t [...]

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No escape on social media for candidates

No escape on social media for candidates

| 17/04/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS Elections): The goldfish bowl effect of social media is changing the dynamics of election campaigning in Cayman and making it hard for candidates to keep skeletons in their cupboards, from the embarrassing posts about Matthew Leslie’s alleged infidelity to the pictures of Mario Rankin’s une [...]

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Send in your questions for candidates

Send in your questions for candidates

| 12/04/2017 | 24 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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Local business leader backs PPM and party politics

Local business leader backs PPM and party politics

| 10/04/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS Elections): One of Cayman’s leading homegrown businessmen who has enjoyed success in the offshore sector threw his backing behind the principle of the party system as well as the PPM when he gave the keynote address at the party conference Saturday. Don Seymour said he believed that the party [...]

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Mac calls on West Bayers to still vote straight

Mac calls on West Bayers to still vote straight

| 31/03/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS Elections): The leader of the Cayman Democratic party, McKeeva Bush, told voters in the district that they were still “one West Bay” and despite how much “they have tried to split up the country… you can still vote straight”. Speaking at the launch of the CDP West Bay campaign [...]

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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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PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

| 06/02/2017 | 13 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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Suspect drunk driver ploughs into political board

Suspect drunk driver ploughs into political board

| 01/02/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): 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 that the bill [...]

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