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Nov 6, 2015

A Look at the Most Unexpected Results

There were six seats where results were either close, or not entirely expected. We look at those.  In Caribbean Shores, Kareem Musa garnered one thousand one hundred and seventy-seven votes, for the P.U.P. Mayor Darrell Bradley for the U.D.P. garnered one thousand seven hundred and twenty one. This is a margin of only fifty-six votes which put Kareem ahead in one of the toughest fights in the City against what he called his worthy opponent. In Pickstock, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington of the U.D.P. received on thousand one hundred and sixty three votes besting Doctor Francis Smith by seventy eight votes, almost the same figure as in 2012. In Port Loyola, the U.D.P.’s ground commander Anthony “Boots” Martinez garnered one thousand four hundred and eighteen votes, while Gilroy Usher for the P.U.P. received one thousand three hundred and forty-two votes, seventy six votes less than the veteran politician who had been expected to win by a handsome margin.  In Belize Rural Central, the battle was fierce. The U.D.P.’s Beverly Dianne Castillo made it past another veteran politician, Dolores Balderamos Garcia by fifty-eight votes. Some boxes in the otherwise P.U.P. stronghold in Hattieville shifted to give Castillo a win in her first race. Javier Molina for the B.P.P. obtained at the polls one hundred and fifty two votes.   There was another surprise; in Orange Walk South, Jose Abelardo Mai who won handsomely in 2012, was seriously challenged by political novice Guadalupe “Lupe” Dyck Magaña who trailed behind by sixty-two votes. In the west, running for the third time in Cayo North East, Orlando “Landy” Habet obtained two thousand two hundred and seventeen votes, which put him ahead of Mayor John August Junior by seventy two votes.

 

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1 Response for “A Look at the Most Unexpected Results”

  1. CEO says:

    I hope the GOB reads the results of this election correctly and not make it be a “chest pounding” moment. The margin of victories were not that great except for a couple.

    The opposition in spite them having much internal struggles were able to get that much supoport. The people are not happy with all that is going on with the current GOB but you managed to get enough votes to form the next GOB.

    If you continue on the path you are on it will get worse before it gets better and the results will be different.

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