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June 23rd, 2015
Shaina M. Smith mum on political future

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Defeated National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in the First District Shaina M. Smith has refused to speak about her political journey in the June 8, 2015 general elections saying that she wished to leave all that in the past.

June 18th, 2015
'Thanks for opening your homes & hearts to me’ – Zoe J. Walcott-McMillan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Fifth District Zoe J. Walcott McMillan has expressed thanks to her committee members and strong supporters of the district whose work saw her gaining 399 votes or 39 percent.

June 18th, 2015
‘The people have NOT spoken’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A caller to the Speak Out BVI show with host Doug Wheatley does not believe the people have spoken as is being said regarding the overwhelming victory of the National Democratic Party (NDP) at the June 8, 2015 polls.

June 17th, 2015
Details of official results from 2015 VI election revealed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Elections Office has released the breakdown of the results of the elections showing how each candidate performed by district and the number of rejected votes in addition to voter turnout percentages.

June 17th, 2015
‘We knew the odds were against us’ – PEP President Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru stated that, despite the fact the party only managed to put together a slate of five candidates, it pressed forward in the elections standing on its principles.

June 16th, 2015
'Mitch' will be listened to - Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Returned Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton on Saturday June 13, 2015 thanked the people of the Second District for supporting overwhelmingly the National Democratic Party and its candidate Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull who steamrolled his way to a seat in the House of Assembly.

June 16th, 2015
Dr Karl Dawson encouraged by support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - First timer into politics and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) At Large candidate Dr Karl Dawson, who garnered the fifth highest vote tally, is humbled by the fact that so many supported him and said he will definitely consider running again.

June 15th, 2015
EE Hispanic family accuses NDP of trying to buy votes

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Members of the Hispanic community have alleged that the National Democratic Party (NDP) tried to give them money in exchange for their votes at the elections of June 8, 2015.

June 14th, 2015
‘I’ll reach across the fence’-Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Newly elected Second District Representative Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull thanked everyone who voted for him in the 2015 general elections, saying that they wanted change and that he is committed to serving the needs of all the people in the district whether or not they voted for him.

June 12th, 2015
‘The people were bribed to vote NDP'- Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Independent At Large candidate at the 2015 general elections Edmund G. Maduro is not surprised at the outcome of the elections as he said it was clear that the National Democratic Party (NDP) had more to spend.



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