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Monday, 23 January 2017 23:27

PNM Wins THA Election 10-2; Watson Duke's PDP Grabs 2 Seats

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The ruling People’s National Movement has emerged victorious in Monday’s Tobago House of Assembly Election, after grabbing 10 out of the 12 seats that were contested.

The hierarchy of the party hailed the victory with PNM Leader, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley, saying the party “must be doing something good” as Monday’s victory marked the fifth consecutive win for the PNM in THA Elections.

Dr. Rowley also made note of reports which suggested that the party supporters were in a “somber” mood after losing two seats to Watson Duke’s Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP). Denying this was the case, he said instead that this was a reflection of the high standard many held the PNM to, but that he will take a 10-2 victory “every day, every year and every election.”

The PNM Leader also urged all victorious candidates to work to improve the quality of life for Tobagonians in all 12 Electoral Districts, saying the Election is over and the work now begins.

Meanwhile in his victory speech, THA Chief Secretary Elect Kelvin Charles paid tribute to outgoing Chief Secretary Orville London who led the Assembly for nearly two decades.

He said Tobagonians progressed under Mr. London's “astute leadership.”

 

* The following are the results in the 2017 THA Election:

Bacolet/Mount St. George: Joel Jack (PNM)

Belle Garden/Goodwood: Hayden Spencer (PNM)

Bethel/Mt. Irvine: Shomari Hector (PNM)

Black Rock/Whim/Spring Garden: Kelvin Charles (PNM)

Buccoo/Mount Pleasant: Ancil Dennis (PNM)

Canaan/Bon Accord: Clarence Jacob (PNM)

Lambeau/Signal Hill: Jomo Pitt (PNM)

Parlatuvier/L’anse Fourmi/Speyside: Farley Augustine (PDP)

Plymouth/Golden Lane: Marisha Osmond (PNM)

Providence/Mason Hall/Moriah: Sheldon Cunningham (PNM)

Roxborough/Delaford: Watson Duke (PDP)

Scarborough/Calder Hall: Marslyn Melville-Jack (PNM)

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