Six in the mix for City of Bridgetown seat

Speakers blazing election jingles, party supporters cheering and placards bearing photographs of the constituency hopefuls was the order of the day for the City of Bridgetown on Nomination Day.  

With an unprecedented six candidates contesting the seat in the upcoming General Elections, the Bethel Methodist Church was a hive of activity.  

The United Progressive Party (UPP) was the first out of the blocks with party leader, Lynette Eastmond arriving after 10 am with a handful of party supporters decked out in orange. Though Eastmond had been thrown a number of political curveballs this election season, with two of the UPP candidates deciding not to go forward with the electoral process, she told reporters the party will be pressing on.   

The festive atmosphere increased…

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