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Panton loses out to Suckoo in Newlands

Panton loses out to Suckoo in Newlands

| 24/05/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): Wayne Panton (PPM) became the third Cabinet minister to lose his seat Wednesday night when Alva Suckoo (IND) beat him by just 15 votes. In one of the tightest races of the night, the former PPM candidate who crossed the floor with Tony Eden over their objection to gay rights secured the seat [...]

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Over 2,200 voters visit polls in first hour

Over 2,200 voters visit polls in first hour

| 24/05/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS Election): The opening of the polls for the General Election saw a surge of voters arrive Wednesday morning, with 2,228 people voting in the first hour across the country. With 733 postal votes already in, 592 mobile votes cast last week and 160 people voting between 8am and 9am, 3,713 people h [...]

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LGBT rights dismissed by candidates

LGBT rights dismissed by candidates

| 28/04/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS Elections): The issue of equal rights for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, especially on same-sex marriage or civil partnership, has been dismissed in this election campaign by most candidates when the issue has been raised in debate forums and during interviews. [...]

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Novice candidates unclear over CIG’s dump policy

Novice candidates unclear over CIG’s dump policy

| 12/04/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS Elections): The PPM’s own North Side candidate, Ed Chisholm, seemed unsure of his party’s current policy on waste-management, while novice independent Justin Ebanks seemed unaware of what is actually happening at the dump when the pair appeared alongside incumbent MLA Ezzard Miller at Tuesd [...]

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West Bayers inject competition into district fight

West Bayers inject competition into district fight

| 23/03/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Two more independent candidates have revealed their intentions to compete in the May 2017 general election for what could be hotly contest races in at least three of the West Bay seats. Mervin Smith has announced his bid for West Bay North and Katherine Wilks has declared for West Bay Centra [...]

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CDP party chair to run for GT North seat

CDP party chair to run for GT North seat

| 23/03/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS Election): Theresa “Tessa” Bodden has been confirmed as the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP) candidate for George Town North. With less than a week to go until Nomination Day, she was among a flurry of candidates that emerged Thursday to confirm their intentions to run. This is Bodden& [...]

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CDP pushes back public general meeting

CDP pushes back public general meeting

| 22/03/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Democratic Party has postponed its first national public meeting of the election campaign, which was originally intended to be the moment when party leader McKeeva Bush unveiled his slate of candidates, until after Nomination Day. Following on the heels of the ruling PPM’s cancel [...]

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