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Devonshire by-election set for Nov 1

A by-election for the Devonshire South Central seat vacated by John Barritt’s resignation will take place on November 1.

Mr Barritt officially resigned his parliamentary seat yesterday in order that Craig Cannonier, the newly-elected leader of the One Bermuda Alliance can stand in his place.

Mr Barritt had been interim leader of the Opposition until Sen Cannonier was chosen to lead the OBA on Saturday night.

The candidates standing for other parties in Devonshire South Central will not be known until after nomination day on October 12.

Prior to that, a Writ of Election will be issued on September 26, and a seven-day registration period for voters in the constituency will begin on September 27 and end on October 3.

The polling station for the by-election will be the Horticultural Hall at the Botanical Gardens.

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Published September 16, 2011 at 3:41 pm (Updated September 16, 2011 at 3:41 pm)

Devonshire by-election set for Nov 1

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