One Term Wonder – Foreshadowing Elsewhere? CCM victorious at Nevis polls; Joseph Parry now Opposition for next five years

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) emerged victorious at the polls in Nevis on January 22, 2013. The results came near 7:00 am on January 23, cementing the CCM’s victory over the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP). The election results paved the way for new leadership of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for the next five years.

Premier Elect and Leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement Mr. Vance Amory, who will lead the Nevis Island Administration for the next five years (file photo)

Premier Elect and Leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement Mr. Vance Amory, who will lead the Nevis Island Administration for the next five years (file photo)

According to the results, Leader of the CCM emerged victorious over Mrs. Patricia Hanley of the NRP in the St. Georges Parish with a total of 713 votes. She received 195 votes.

Deputy Leader of the CCM Mr. Mark Brantley won Deputy Leader of the NRP Mr. Hensley Daniel in the St. Johns Parish with 1584 votes while Mr. Daniel got 1344 votes.

In the St. James Parish, Mr. Alexis Jeffers of the CCM won Hon. Patrice Nisbett with 980 votes, compared to Mr. Nisbett’s 760.

While in the St. Thomas Parish Leader of the NRP and former Premier of Nevis Mr. Joseph Parry won the CCM’s Mr. Keith Scarborough with 483 votes. Mr Scarborough amassed 176 votes.

The results led to early morning celebrations at the Party Headquarters in Government Road and the new Administration is expected to be sworn in shortly.

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