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CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Claude Walker says Allison DeGazon is indeed qualified to run for the Senate. Walker wrote to Elections Supervisor Caroline Fawkes after she asked the AG on August 16 to make a ruling on DeGazon’s residency. “Yes, … candidate DeGazon is a bona fide resident of the Virgin

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SOUND ASLEEP: On the floor of the Legislature, incumbent Senator-At-Large Brian Smith. CRUZ BAY –– The last place finisher in the Senator-At-Large race has petitioned the Board of Elections to do a “manual recount” of the votes from the Democratic Primary on Saturday. Senator Brian A. Smith sent a letter

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SENATORIAL CANDIDATE ALLISON DEGAZON SAYS HER GEORGIA BUSINESS WAS CLOSED BECAUSE OF ACTIONS HER HUSBAND DID NOT COMPLETE FOR HER BUSINESS. FREDERIKSTED —  Democratic senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon admitted that her mortgage business was closed down by the Georgia Secretary of State because her former husband failed to submit paperwork

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Rattan Polling Service, which says it is an independent polling source and has been conducting polling in the Virgin Islands since 1998, said it sampled 300 people in the territory between July 15 and August 1. “The race for the Democratic Gubernatorial nomination appears to be a

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By HARRIET MERCER/ SPECIAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS Good day, Senator Nelson. This communication is in reference to your July 23, 2018 hearing re: the reinstatement of your candidacy for Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Because Chairman (Arturo) Watlington (Jr.) mistakenly prevented my second round of discussion

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Board of Elections meeting scheduled for this morning was postponed after Minority Caucus leader Jevon O.A. Williams requested it due to inclement weather caused by Beryl. The request by Williams, R–St. Croix, was sent Sunday evening by email to Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Elections System of the Virgin Islands says it is broke and will have to postpone early primary voting until July 14. Early voting was scheduled to begin July 10 but in an internal memorandum obtained by the V.I. Free Press Elections Supervisor Caroline Fawkes said “we

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Board of Elections minority caucus has formally requested the legal representation and services of Attorney General Claude Earl Walker to protect the integrity of this year’s election. The formal request by the Republicans came from minority caucus leader Jevon O.A. Williams. It follows last

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas freshman senator has called out the Virgin Islands Board of Elections for circumventing a law establishing newly-formed, territory-wide board. The Board of Elections, led by self-described chairman Arturo Watlington Jr., voted Friday to split the board into committees over objections from minority board members.

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