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Mapp's AG Wants To Keep People On St. Thomas-St. John From Registering To Vote
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker has filed a lawsuit to block a faction of the Elections Board from registering new voters on St. Thomas and St. John prior to the Nov. 20 runoff election. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday and assigned to Superior Court Judge Denise Francois,

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Elections Minority Caucus Asks For Help From AG Walker Over Bifurcation of Board
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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SCHANFARBER: Meeting Tried To Recreate Separate Election Districts, By Calling Them 'Committees'
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Board of Elections member Robert “Max” Schanfarber, R-Thomas, sent the following correspondence to fellow members and Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes in response to the creation of district committees under the Board of Elections at today’s meeting: “Upon examination, I want to clarify that

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St. Thomas Democrats Block Access To Elections Board Meeting From Republicans On St. Croix
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Not only did Arturo Watlington call an illegitimate and illegal Board of Elections meeting in which to nobody’s surprise he was elected chairman, but games were played to keep Minority Caucus Leader Jevon O.A. Williams from participating, voting and objecting to irregularities. The conferencing connection

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Self-Proclaimed Chair Watlington Ejects AG's Attorney From Controversial 1st Elections Meeting
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Democrat majority on the V.I. Board of Elections pushed through a measure today at the newly-formed board’s first meeting that creates committees in each election district. The move, which came at the end of a meeting the Republican Minority Caucus accused of being illegitimate and unlawful,

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CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS? Rogue St. Thomas Elections Board Members Hijacked Meeting
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE: Arturo Watlington had no authority to call or preside over today’s purported meeting of the Board of Elections. Here are the facts: FACT: Watlington was secretary, not chairman of the now-former Board of Elections. There is no provision of V.I. law allowing the secretary to act

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AG's Legal Opinion: Board of Elections Must 'Revisit' Every Decision Since Aug. 1, 2017
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Earl Walker issued a binding legal opinion Monday after Board of Elections Minority Leader Jevon O.A. Williams requested an emergency legal opinion ahead of its first meeting this morning. Walker’s legal opinion clarified the new, territory-wide Board of Elections must “revisit

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Williams Seeks Emergency Legal Opinion From AG Ahead of Board of Elections Meeting
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker has been asked to give an emergency legal opinion ahead of Tuesday’s Board of Elections meeting. Board of Elections member Jevon Williams, the Minority Caucus leader, requested the emergency legal opinion in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling that the

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St. Thomas' Shakieme 'Lil Shak' Freeman Gets 15 Years For Having Illegal Gun Near School
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SENTENCED TODAY TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON: SHAKIEME “LIL SHAK” FREEMAN OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was sentenced today to 15 years in prison after being caught with an illegal handgun during a special police operation, authorities said. Following a one-day trial in February, a

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Josiah Hodge of St. Thomas Gets 16 Years For Back Street Killing Nearly Five Years Ago
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The last of three men who confessed to killing another man during a robbery almost five years ago has been punished for that criminal act, authorities said. Josiah Hodge, 24, of Murphy Gade faced 13 charges – one count each of conspiracy to commit robbery, first-degree murder,

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