Press Release
22 May 2015 - 6:45pm

Forty-two candidates have been nominated to contest the 2015 General Elections to be held in the Virgin Islands on June 8. 

A full slate of 13 candidates from both the ruling National Democratic Party, and the main opposition party, the Virgin Islands Party, were nominated in addition to five members from the People’s Empowerment Party.  Three candidates were nominated from the People’s Progressive Coalition.

A total of six persons were nominated as independent candidates at the District level and two persons were nominated as independent candidates at the Territorial At-Large level.

Supervisor of Elections Ms. Juliette Penn stated that today’s process ran smoothly and that the Elections Office will now be preparing for Advance Polling Day.

Advance Polling Day will be held on Friday, June 5 and Polling Day is set for Monday, June 8.

NOTES TO EDITORS

The 42 candidates for the 2015 General Elections on June 8 are listed below.

DISTRICT

NAME OF CANDIDATE

AFFILIATION

FIRST

SMITH, Shaina Mary Ann

National Democratic Party

FAHIE, Andrew A.

Virgin Islands Party

STOUTT, Preston P. H.

Independent

SECOND

SMITH, Rajah

Virgin Islands Party

TURNBULL, Melvin M.

National Democratic Party

PARSONS, Elford W.

People’s Empowerment Party

 

 

THIRD

FRASER, Julian

Virgin Islands  Party

SMITH, Kevin C.

National Democratic Party

 

 

FOURTH

ROMNEY, JoAnn Roxie

Virgin Islands  Party

VANTERPOOL, Mark H.

National Democratic Party

 

 

FIFTH

WALCOTT-McMILLAN, Zoe

Virgin Islands Party

ABDUL, Shabazz

Independent

CHRISTOPHER, Delores

National Democratic Party

 

 

SIXTH

HARRIGAN, Elvis J.

Virgin Islands Party

MADURO-CAINES, Alvera

National Democratic Party

JENNINGS, Dion

Independent

 

 

SEVENTH

PICKERING- MAYNARD, Oleanvine

Virgin Islands Party

PICKERING, Dr. Kedrick D.

National Democratic Party

EIGHTH

WALTERS, Mc Lloyd Owen

Virgin Islands Party

 

PENN, Marlon A.

National Democratic Party

 

 

 

NINTH

SPRAUVE, Elton

Virgin Islands Party

 

O.NEAL, Dr. Hubert

National Democratic Party

 

REESE, Faye Juliana

People’s Empowerment Party

 

WHEATLEY, Albert

Independent

 

FAULKNER-WILLIAMS, Stephanie

Independent

 

VANTERPOOL, Vernon

Independent

 

TERRITORIAL CANDIDATES

NAME OF CANDIDATE

AFFILIATION

DeCASTRO, Sharie B.

Virgin Islands Party

PENN- O’NEAL, Irene

Virgin Islands Party

ROSAN-BUNBURY, Charmaine

Virgin Islands Party

DAWSON, Karl

Virgin Islands Party

SMITH, Daniel Orlando

National Democratic Party

WALWYN, , Myron Vernel

National Democratic Party

CHRISTIAN, Archibald

National Democratic Party

SKELTON, Ronnie W.

National Democratic Party

MADURO, Edmund Gregory

People’s Progressive Coalition

BRATHWAITE, Ishmael

People’s Progressive Coalition

SMITH, Khoy

People’s Progressive Coalition

RYMER, Lorie

People’s Empowerment Party

CHRISTOPHER, J. Alvin

People’s Empowerment Party

WHEATLEY, Natalio “Sowande Uhuru”

People’s Empowerment Party

PENN, Dancia

Independent

HANNIBAL, Rawle Richard

Independent

Author

Colene A. Penn

Head of Communications
Recovery and Development Agency
E-Mail: colene.penn@bvirecovery.vg
Tel: +1 (284) 345-2776 | Mobile: +1 (284) 345-3387
Website: bvirecovery.vg

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