PM Douglas re-elected unopposed as St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party National Political Leader for 24th consecutive year

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MAY 20TH 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas was Sunday re-elected unopposed for the 24th consecutive year as National Political Leader of the ruling St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party.

Dr. Douglas was first elected Party Leader in 1989 and was unopposed on Sunday as all 8 constituencies on St. Kitts submitted his name.

Standing: Mr. Meshach Alford; Dr. Vance Gilbert; Dr. Norgen Wilson; Hon. Nigel Carty; Ms. Thamesha Fyfield and Ms. Karen Crossman.
Seated: Hon. Sam Condor; Mrs. Diana Williams-Humphreys; Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris and Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas.

Delegates to the Labour Party’s 80th Annual Conference at the St. Kitts Marriott on Sunday night also re-elected unopposed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Sam Condor as Deputy National Leader; Senior Minister and Minister of Agriculture, International Trade, Industry, Consumer Affairs, Fisheries and Constituency Empowerment, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris as National Chairman; Minister of Education and Information; Sen. the Hon. Nigel Carty as National Vice Chairman; Mrs. Diana Williams-Humphries as National Secretary and National Treasurer is Dr. Norgen Wilson.

The new National Assistant Secretary is Karen Crossman. She replaces, Ms. Ghislyn Williams who did not seek re-election.

The three elected members to serve on the Executive are Dr. Vance Gilbert who received 201 votes; Thamesha Fyfield, 163 votes and Meshack Alford, 129 votes.

Other members of the National Executive representing the constituencies in St. Kitts are Sharylle Richardson (Constituency #1); Mr. Rudolph Morton (Constituency #2); Mr. George Dixon (Constituency #5) and Miss Ruby Taylor (Constituency # 6). Constituencies 3, 4, 7 and 8 and Labour Women are to name their representatives shortly.

Miss Vincia Herbert is the representative for Young Labour.

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