Press Release
9 June 2015 - 3:15pm

The National Democratic Party (NDP) emerged victorious at the Virgin Islands 2015 General Election held on June 8, winning 11 out of 13 seats. The remaining two seats were won by the Virgin Islands Party incumbent’s in districts one and three.  The final tally is seen below.

Electoral District

Candidate

Party Affiliation

Votes

District 1

Andrew Fahie

Virgin Islands Party

652

District 2

Melvin “Mitch” Turnbull

National Democratic Party

600

District 3

Julian Fraser

Virgin Islands Party

596

District 4

Mark Vanterpool

National Democratic Party

717

District 5

Delores Christopher

National Democratic Party

590

District 6

Alvera Maduro-Caines

National Democratic Party

765

District 7

Dr. Kedrick Pickering

National Democratic Party

607

District 8

Marlon Penn

National Democratic Party

943

District 9

Hubert “Bertie” O’Neal

National Democratic Party

669

Territorial At-Large

Archibald Christian

National Democratic Party

4,659

Territorial At-Large

Ronnie W. Skelton

National Democratic Party

5,333

Territorial At-Large

Dr. D. Orlando Smith

National Democratic Party

5,753

Territorial At-Large

Myron V. Walwyn

National Democratic Party

5,777

Supervisor of Elections, Ms. Juliette Penn said that the process was a lengthy one and encountered some challenges along the way but all the persons involved in the process executed their duties with integrity and in a transparent manner.   

Ms. Penn said, “I extend my appreciation to the complement of staff employed in this general election in particular my returning officers, presiding officers, tally clerks, poll clerks, tabulators, administrative staff and my Deputy, Ms. Lorna Christopher.”

She added, “This is one exercise in which the community comes together to ensure democracy is served and that elections are free and fair in the Virgin Islands.”

 The next step will be the returning of the Election Writs to His Excellency the Governor.

The Office of the Supervisor of Elections is responsible for the administration and execution of General Elections in the Virgin Islands.

Author

Colene A. Penn

Communications Officer
Governor’s Group 
Telephone: 468-2350
Email:    Copenn@gov.vg

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