One Bermuda Alliance candidate Patricia Gordon-Pamplin stormed to victory in Constituency 23 last night to return to the House of Assembly for the third successive term.
Ms Gordon-Pamplin topped the poll in Paget West with 676 votes, while Progressive Labour Party candidate Darius Tucker received 202 votes.
Ms Gordon-Pamplin stated: I congratulate my opponent. On the ground he fought a fair campaign, and I applaud him for the effort he put into the constituency. I wish also to thank the constituents of Paget West for their support, and I trust that I will live up to all their expectations in the upcoming Parliament.
Reflecting on her electoral campaign and her opponents platform, Ms Gordon-Pamplin said: Each of us brings good ideas to the table. The election is the peoples choice, which we both respect.
Echoing her sentiments, Progressive Labour Party candidate Mr Tucker noted of the day that exercising ones democratic right and social conscience were very important.
Mr Tucker said that failing to win a seat in Parliament in 2012 would not be the end of his political career. I am totally committed to having a part to play, if not as an MP then sitting on the branch committee, actively involved in doing some sort of work politically.
On hearing the final result, he observed, The people of Paget have spoken. Ill go back to being an ordinary citizen and press on from here.
There were six spoiled ballots. Voter turn out was 76.93 percent with 884 voters taking part.
Patricia Gordon-Pamplin (OBA) 676
Darius Tucker (PLP) 202
Spoiled ballots 6
Bermuda remembers those lost in past week
Fishcakes, ham and wine
Campaign in teenager’s honour raises $10,000
Paranoia gone wild
The Centre celebrates 50th anniversary
Dill looks back on time at the Centre
Hat-trick of clean sheets for Trott
Rawlins ready to take care of business
No evidence of foul play in tourist death
Street shocked at death of American teenager
HSBC criticised over missing money
Fury aimed at ‘dangerous dog’ owner
Three-vehicle crash in Pembroke
Dombroski memorial Mass to be held tomorrow
MPs ordered to attend proceedings
Saltus teacher accused of sexual assaults
Take Our Poll