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Details of official results from 2015 VI election revealed

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. Photo: VINO/File
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.

Official results from the Elections Office revealed that in the First District, comprising the Zion Hill Polling Division and the Carrot Bay Polling Division, Andrew A. Fahie received 378 and 265 votes respectively for a total of 652 or 65 percent of the votes.

In the Second District, Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull of the NDP won the district after he received 65 percent of the votes.


Tightest race!

In the Third District, Julian Fraser RA prevailed against close rival Kevin C. Smith, scraping ahead with 52 percent of the votes to Smith’s 48 percent.

In the Fourth District, Mark H. Vanterpool of the NDP received 717 votes or 83 percent of the votes cast while JoAnn ‘Roxie’ Romney of the VIP received 151 votes or 17 percent of the votes cast.

Delores Christopher of the NDP prevailed in the Fifth District with 58 percent of the votes while in the Sixth District, Alvera Maduro-Caines of the NDP led the way with 73 percent of the votes.

Lopsided contests
Kedrick D. Pickering of the NDP prevailed in the Seventh District by receiving 75 percent of the votes with a total of 607.
In the Eighth District, Marlon A. Penn of the NDP received 870 votes at the East End Polling Division and 67 at the Hope Estate Polling Division for a total of 937 or 83 percent.

The battle for the Ninth

In the Ninth District, NDP candidate Dr Hubert O’Neal amassed 55 percent of the votes. He received 519 in The Valley Polling Division, 108 in the North Sound Polling Division and 44 in the Anegada Polling Division for a total of 671.

Territorial At Large results

For the At Large candidates, Myron Vernel Walwyn of the NDP received 5,777 votes or 16 percent of the votes, Dr D. Orlando Smith of the NDP received 5,753 or 15.9 percent of the votes, Ronnie W. Skelton of the NDP received 5,333 of 14.8 percent of the votes and Archibald C. Christian of the NDP received 4,660 or 12.9 percent of the votes.

12 Responses to “Details of official results from 2015 VI election revealed”

  • voter (17/06/2015, 17:32) Like (8) Dislike (11) Reply
    Cheese and bread! look at how bad that cutar$e was mehson!
  • big question (17/06/2015, 20:44) Like (18) Dislike (7) Reply
    How come district 3 have in so much people??? Were they put there to get rid of fraser??? It is strange how district 3 have more voters than east end, long look and roadtown...SOMETHING STRANGE!
    • Really (18/06/2015, 08:57) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      it has always been like that since fraser been there - go figure for yourself who the outsiders coming for
  • Voter Too (17/06/2015, 20:47) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply

    It was a real cut @r$e with lots of money and strategies and other irregularities

  • .......... (17/06/2015, 21:21) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Look vip licks
  • shaw (17/06/2015, 22:07) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    this is a problem with number of people running. think about it. of 16 candidates at large, Myron gets 16%. He may have gotten the most in the field --BUT-- only 16% of the people voted for him. If there was a run-off of the top 3 or 4 where those who voted for others had to reconsider, where would those votes have gone? It is possible that Myron might not have won. But he only was elected with 16% of the vote. NOT good or representative--- or fair. This goes for other big fields of contenders. We need a fixed voting date and primaries to get the top choices for the run-off.
    • voter (17/06/2015, 22:29) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      Boss your maths is way off there. Each person has four votes but each at large only can get one out of that four. Out of the 36,079 at large votes cast Myron's theoretical maximum (all persons voting for him) would be 36,079 divided by 4 or around 9,019 (approx) as each person can only vote for him once. Therefore Myron garnered 64% of the possible votes that he could receive. That's an overwhelming majority and far from fair as you put it but bloody amazing!

      By comparison the best VIP candidate Dr Dawson's 3,420 works out to 37.9% of his possible maximum number of votes. The system is fine. All we need to do is raise the deposit to cream some more money for the treasury from the wafts that continue to put themselves up for elections. The real contest continues to be between VIP and NDP candidates in the at-large Arena. Dancia was the real "fly in the ointment" as Bishop puts it as the only independent candidate to garner significant support in the at-large-race
  • M**ch (18/06/2015, 08:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    Look at the second rajah better go sit down and stay in his lane

  • Observation (18/06/2015, 08:46) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    The system is corrupt , i think people ought to vote where they live. for example if you were living in road town at the time of registration and ten years later you move to East End then you should transfer your vote to that district. this will be a problem down the road to come. another thing people need to go to the electoral office to register in person... lots of registration form was sent around the global to get imported voters. I also think the time was to short for object to persons name. we also need an independent board of election people, not a one man show then just bring a deputy just couple days before election that is unacceptable. Voter I.D is need and the S.O.E need to get on it now not wait until election is due to be caught with their pants down we say locally.Last but not least I think its time to have a set date for elections, in that way I will know how to plan my vacation or any other important event to suit me (the voter).
  • @Observation (18/06/2015, 20:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    You are asking for a miracle to happen.....They cannot even get dead people off the voters list much less deal with registration of voters??? lol You forgot the arcade system we are dealing with nah?

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