OBA incumbent and Shadow Attorney General, Trevor Moniz finished in Smiths West with a healthy lead into a fifth consecutive Parliamentary term.
The 19-year veteran corralled 595 votes for the One Bermuda Alliance, or 65 percent of those cast.
Mr Moniz said: You offer yourself, your services to the people. Todays what its all about.
You have 1,100 bosses [who] all give you their opinion. You work hard at it, try to do whats best for the people.
Progressive Labour Party candidate, Vance Campbell collected 304, or 33 percent, of the votes.
Mr Campbell said: I knew it was a tough task when I took it Sometimes your effort isnt rewarded, but if its the branchs wish, I will be there still working for the constituency between now and the next election.
He said: I think todays really about the OBA, this undertaking we have to give the people what they need. Weve got to get Bermuda out of this dreadful situation were in. We feel we have the solution and that the essential question is: Do you want a change, or do you want more of the same? The people have spoken.
Said Mr Campbell: I congratulate Mr Moniz on his victory.
The voting in Smiths West Constituency 9 concluded with a turnout of 908, or 82 percent of the 1,103 eligible voters. Nine ballots were spoiled.
Trevor Moniz (OBA) 595
Vance Campbell (PLP) 304
Noon update: Maria a ‘potential threat’
Fireminds to expand with major US investment
Bermudian model targets top title
Caines on way to achieving ambition
Helping mental health sufferers
Call for public to help in at-risk areas
Zebras start season with nine-goal rout
Burt and Simmons attend conference
Take Our Poll
- What will be the best way to create needed new jobs?
- Attract more international companies
- Grow the population
- Reduce the number of non-Bermudian workers
- Develop new business sectors other than international business and tourism
- Retrain the workforce
- Total Votes: 5529
- Poll Archive