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UPDATE: 2 days later still no Governor-Elect in the USVI!

-Elections were held on November 4, 2014 & ballots are still being counted in the American Territory
According to this news site’s correspondence in the USVI as of last night 5, November 2014 close of count by the St. Thomas/St. John Board of Elections with some 1,500 plus votes being counted Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christensen (left) and Basil C. Ottley Jr., emerged with a slim lead over Kenneth E. Mapp (right) and Osbert Potter in the Governor’s race. Photo: Internet source
According to a report carried on the St Thomas Source news site today November 5, 2014, Independents Kenneth E. Mapp (left) and Osbert Potter were ahead of the Democratic Party team of Donna M. Christensen (right) and Basil C. Ottley in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor's race as of 2 a.m. today. Photo: Internet source
According to a report carried on the St Thomas Source news site today November 5, 2014, Independents Kenneth E. Mapp (left) and Osbert Potter were ahead of the Democratic Party team of Donna M. Christensen (right) and Basil C. Ottley in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor's race as of 2 a.m. today. Photo: Internet source
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. Thomas, USVI - Almost two days later after the polls closed in the USVI Elections of November 4, 2014 there is still not a Governor-elect or a firm decision on whether there will be a run off for the top prize of Governor of the four island American Territory.

According to this news site’s correspondence in the USVI as of last night 5, November 2014 close of count by the St. Thomas/St. John Board of Elections with some 1,500 plus votes being counted Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christensen and Basil C. Ottley Jr., emerged with a slim lead over Kenneth E. Mapp and Osbert Potter in the Governor’s race.

Coupled with the some 600 votes left to be counted on St. Croix, and 75 on St. John, the change of fortunes in the Governor's race appears to make a runoff more likely according to political insiders in the USVI.

Meanwhile Democrat Stacey Plaskett won the race to be delegate to Congress, with 90.45 percent of the vote, to Republican Vince Danet’s 9 percent.

In the legislative/senate races, for the territory wide "at-large" seat, independent Almando "Rocky" Liburd trounced Democrat Ronnie Jones, 61 percent to 38 percent.

The early numbers, from more than 5,000 registered voters, showed in the St. Thomas/St. John Senate race, leads for sitting Sens. Tregenza Roach, Myron Jackson, Clifford Graham and Donald Ducks Cole along with newcomers Jean Forde, Justin Harrigan Sr. and Marvin Blyden.

While most of the top vote getters remained the same as of last night 5, November 2014, what came in was enough to knock Cole out of the race and put sitting Sen. Janette Millin Young back in.

Those results switched once more at the end, with the final votes tallied close last night. Leading the group was Blyden, the newcomer, with 4,361 votes, followed by Jackson at 3,966; Graham at 3,963; Roach at 3,899; Forde at 3,784; Millin Young at 3,372; and Cole at 3,305. Harrigan, however, is close behind in eighth with 3,286.

This news site will be the first to keep you updated with all the USVI election results.

Please see previous story published on November 5, 2014:

USVI Elections Upset! Mapp ahead; possible run off

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – According to a report carried on the St Thomas Source news site today November 5, 2014, Independents Kenneth E. Mapp and Osbert Potter were ahead of the Democratic Party team of Donna M. Christensen and Basil C. Ottley in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor's race as of 2 a.m. today.

But with neither candidate gaining a clear majority, the race appears to be headed for a runoff, the news item said.

"We feel great; we feel excellent," Mapp is quoted as saying Tuesday night November 4, 2014 as results came in.

"Our campaign supporters have worked very, very hard and they really came through a bruising campaign. But we left the name-calling and the mudslinging and the degradation alone and we talked about our economic plan and wanting to build a better Virgin Islands and we’re committed to doing that," he said, as reported by the St Thomas Source.

According to the St Thomas Source, Mapp said he was concerned that "the jubilance of what we’ve been able to achieve thus far is marred by the debacle, this bedlam that is occurring in the elections system of the Virgin Islands.”

Calls to the Christensen-Ottley team went unanswered. However, Director of Communication for the Mapp-Potter team Lisa Posey told this news site today that they are awaiting the official declaration, which should come later today, before commenting further.

22 Responses to “UPDATE: 2 days later still no Governor-Elect in the USVI!”

  • voter (05/11/2014, 11:06) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
    People went for change they will vote for change in the bvi too
  • DON Q (05/11/2014, 12:12) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Look trouble
  • GoonSquad (05/11/2014, 12:50) Like (9) Dislike (20) Reply
    The lesson here is the underdog most often prevail. In that election Ken Map was the underdog and no one thought he will win. In the BVI no one thinks Mr. Fraser and the VIP will win…stay tune BVI, change is going come!
  • St. John (05/11/2014, 13:04) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Kenneth rel good with heself.
  • @goonsquad (05/11/2014, 14:14) Like (10) Dislike (16) Reply
    Get your own blog name you idiot..Stay tuned for what? To hear Fraser and VIP will be the opposition again..thats all the real GoonSquad knows will happen..
  • CrucianDIVA (05/11/2014, 14:34) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    This election cycle has been one of the most craziest ever (#Fix it Jesus!).

    However if one can interpret statistics, coupled with the number of outstanding ballots to be counted, it is mathematically feasible for the Ken Mapp and Osbert Potter team to win this election.
  • for real (05/11/2014, 15:57) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    You are so right , it happened in 1995 to a lot of people under his term !!! Watch the wheels as they turn .
  • i know (05/11/2014, 16:31) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    @ for real how you know , it affected me also . I was in my sophomore year in college It happened to my family under his leadership . God is a good God !!
  • foxy (05/11/2014, 19:33) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    can't believe mapp will be the next governor
  • malreoy (05/11/2014, 21:59) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    It aint over yet, they still have to count the absentee ballots and early votes etc, they have up to 10 days to finalize so Mapp supporters don't celebrate yet, the fat lady aint sing yet. If Mapp is Governor all hell will break loose, he is not business friendly, remember when he was Lt. Governor during the hurricane devastation some years back, he was in charge of Insurance Division and he insulted Lloyds of London and other insurers that painted a bad picture on our island....careful for what you ask for, time will tell.
  • jtv (06/11/2014, 09:49) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    It’s going to be a run offs but Mapp will still win LOL
  • CrucianDIVA (06/11/2014, 11:16) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    With all precincts counted, it is now official: Run-off election in two weeks.
  • THE ANSWER (06/11/2014, 17:09) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Put the lady to be governor and put Map deputy, problem solved.
  • ndp hater (06/11/2014, 17:57) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    It’s a run off baby so my girls still have a chance
  • BVI/USVI (06/11/2014, 21:54) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
    I Mapping this one...He is the only one who can change things in the USVI...
  • frence town (09/11/2014, 22:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Oh, that was last week. Guess the election is still not over.


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