Basseterre, St. Kitts (CUOPM) — St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas announced the date of the next General Election to a massive crowd assemble in Buckley’s Tuesday night.
In the presence of over 8,000 persons, the eight (8) St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) and the three (3) Nevis Reformation (NRP) candidates contesting the Federal Elections, assisted the SKNLP National Political Leader in ringing the bell.
“Tonight we have rung the bell in Constituency Number Three and we shall have all eleven seats!” Dr. Douglas told the massive crowd.
“Nomination Day is February 6th and Election Day is February 16th,” declared Prime Minister Douglas as scores of supporters from Nevis and St. Kitts rang their bells “Calling in School” and an indication that Labour Party supporters should “Find Your Class.”
Prime Minister Douglas urged his supporters to spread out with Labour’s message.
SKNLP candidates – Hon. Dr. Earl Asim Martin (St. Christopher 1); Hon. Marcella Liburd (St. Christopher 2); Mr. Konris Maynard (St. Christopher 3); Hon. Glenn Phillip (St. Christopher 4); Dr. Norgen Wilson (St. Christopher 5); Dr. the Hon. Denzil L. Douglas (St. Christopher 6); Dr. Vance Gilbert (St. Christopher 7) and Dr. Terrance Drew (St. Christopher 8).
Historically, appearing on the same political platform stage were the NRP candidates of Nevis – Hon. Robelto Hector (Nevis 9); Mr. Corey Tyson (Nevis 10) and the Hon. Patrice Nisbett (Nevis 11).
A confident Prime Minister Douglas, who is seeking an unprecedented fifth consecutive term used the opportunity to invited supporters of the People’s Action Movement (PAM), the People’s Labour Party (PLP and the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) “and those who call themselves Unity to crossover. We have open arms. We have enough room for them!”