Antigua y Barbuda | El Partido Laborista ganó las elecciones y Gaston Browne será reelegido para un tercer mandato

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Partido Laborista vuelve a ganar comicios en Antigua y Barbuda

Tras las elecciones generales celebradas en Antigua y Barbuda, el Partido Laborista (ABLP) alcanzó la victoria encabezado por el primer ministro, Gaston Browne, quien será reelegido para un tercer mandato.

El premier agradeció al pueblo por depositar su confianza en la bancada luego de ganar 1295 votos en su distrito St John’s City West, según revelaron las cifras preliminares publicadas por la Comisión Electoral de Antigua y Barbuda (ABEC).

En este sentido, el principal opositor Partido Progresista Unido (UPP) dirigido por Alister Thomas obtuvo 621 votos seguido por la Alianza Nacional Democrática, que solo alcanzó 18 papeletas a favor.

A partir de ello, el ABLP ha obtuvo la victoria con nueve de los 17 escaños en el Parlamento, entretanto, el UPP logró cinco y uno para el Movimiento Popular de Barbuda.

De igual forma, el candidato Robin Yearwood de ABLP alcanzó el triunfo en la circunscripción de St. Philip North. Yearwood con 708 votos frente a los 615 logrados por la bancada opositora.

A su vez, Steadroy Benjamin de ABLP fue ganador en St. John’s City South con 889 votos, entretanto, la esposa del premier, Maria Browne, fue declarada triunfadora en St. John’s Rural East con 1770 papeletas.

De acuerdo con las autoridades electorales, los comicios que cerraron a las 06H00 (hora local) fueron efectuados con normalidad donde se presentaron 53 candidatos, de los cuales 17 son del ABLP y 16 del UPP.

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ABLP Wins 9 Of 17 Seats In Recently Concluded Elections

Gaston Browne-led Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) have secured a 3rd straight term in office after winning in the recently concluded elections.

According to the results announced by the Electoral Commission, the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party won 9 of 17 seats. The United Progressive Party (UPP), the opposition party, got five (5) and the Barbuda People’s Movement has won one (1) seat.

Incumbent Prime Minister Gaston Browne has successfully defended his seat in the St. John’s City West constituency.

The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) reported that PM Browne received 1,295 votes to win the election. He will take office as prime minister for a third time in a row after declaring victory. T Allister Lincoln Thomas, a member of the United Progressive Party (UPP), defeated him and garnered about 621 seats.

In addition, the St. Philip North Constituency was proclaimed to be won by Robin Yearwood of the ABLP. Yearwood received 708 votes, Browne from the UPP received 615, and seven (7) ballots were invalid.

In St. John’s City South, Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin of the ABLP was named the victor. Defreitas and Timothy won 495 and 11 votes, respectively, while Benjamin received 889 votes. There were six votes that were disqualified.

Additionally, the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party’s Maria Browne was proclaimed victorious in St. John’s Rural East. Browne received 1770 votes, while Ivor Bird from the UPP received 1460; 16 ballots were returned undeliverable. Maria Browne, the wife of Prime Minister Gaston Browne, ran in the general elections of Antigua and Barbuda for the very first time.

The official Facebook page of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party expressed their gratitude towards the people of Antigua and Barbuda

About 53 candidates contested in the 2023 general elections.

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