Tag: Virgin Islands Board of Elections

Mapp Loses Runoff Election By 2,000 Votes … USVI Chooses Family Values Over Stag-Nation

INCUMBENT GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP CAMPAIGNS UNSUCCESSFULLY IN ST. THOMAS ON RUNOFF ELECTION DAY. CHRISTIANSTED — Voters from around the Virgin Islands turned out in record numbers to “change course now” from current Governor Kenneth Mapp to new Governor-Elect Albert Bryan, Jr. As of 9:07 p.m. in territorial polling, the Democratic team of Bryan-Tregenza Roach earned 11,796 […]

Polls Close At 7 p.m. Tonight, Fawkes Encourages Everyone To Vote In Runoff Election

VIRGIN ISLANDS ELECTIONS OFFICIALS ON ST. THOMAS TODAY CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The supervisor of elections said that she “is happy” to report “the steady rise” in voters with the 3 p.m. count in the 2018 Gubernatorial Run-Off Election. So far, a total of 5,160 people have cast their ballots in the St. Croix district and […]

UVI TECH Stack Predicts Albert Bryan Will De-Throne Ken Mapp In Runoff Election

EARLY VOTING IN ST. THOMAS ON SATURDAY WAS AROUND THE BLOCK NEAR LOCKHART GARDENS United States Virgin Islands Runoff Election Poll ResultsConducted: November 13 – 15, 2018Number of Respondents: 600MoE: ±3.99% Q. Are you registered to vote?Yes 100%Q. There will be a runoff election in the United States Virgin Islands on November 20th. Mostfolks are […]

Mapp’s AG Wants To Keep People On St. Thomas-St. John From Registering To Vote

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, calls for a temporary restraining […]

Elections Board Member Williams: Legislative Apportionment Initiative Unconstitutional

CHRISTIANSTED — The initiative changing the composition of the territory’s unicameral Legislature would disenfranchise voters and violate the principle of one-person, one-vote that has formed the basis of apportioning legislatures since a series of U.S. Supreme Court rulings in the early 1960s. “I applaud citizens of all political backgrounds stepping up and getting involved in their […]

Board of Elections Member Says He Has Reservations About DeGazon’s Candidacy

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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 […]

Brian Smith Wakes Up Long Enough To Petition Board Of Elections About His Last Place Finish

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 to V.I. Elections Supervisor Caroline […]

Senatorial Candidate DeGazon Explains Why Georgia Officials Closed Down Her Mortgage Business

SENATORIAL CANDIDATE ALLISON DEGAZON SAYS HER GEORGIA BUSINESS WAS CLOSED BECAUSE OF ACTIONS HER HUSBAND DID NOT COMPLETE FOR HER BUSINESS. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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 […]

DEM POLLS: Angel Dawson, Alicia Barnes and Donna Frett-Gregory Are Big Winners Saturday

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 statistical dead heat among the […]

AN OPEN LETTER: To Positive Nelson From Elections Board Member Harriet Mercer

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 (after the round succeeding the […]