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Sep 17, 2020

B.P.P. Needs $100K for its Campaign for Elections 2020

Patrick Rogers

But even going into the elections, the B.P.P. says they recognize that they don’t have the resources necessary to mobilize and run a campaign.  They are estimating that one hundred thousand dollars will help them to execute their plan for the upcoming elections.  Presently, they have been receiving small sums from donors and they have largely depended on membership fees to fund their operations.

 

Patrick Rogers, Leader, B.P.P.

“We have been able to sustain the operations at our headquarters and secretariat by just member contribution. What we cannot do is to finance our own campaign. And that is why we are so adamant on reporting every copper of campaign financing that we receive. It must be spent on campaign financing and not running our operations at the headquarters. So, if we could get anywhere close to a hundred thousand to break down to anywhere near ten thousand for each of the candidates that we have, we have sufficient money to do what we want to do. We nuh need a million dollars to win but we certainly need an amount of money to be organized on Election Day to look like a lee army so that the lee army could win. But without that look of an army on election day, we nuh wah show. We can’t muster up that army on election day and elections are conducted on a week day when most people the work and yuh boss only give you half day to vote. Now the unemployed people with a hundred dollars a day how can you turn that down – just to put on a red or blue t-shirt for that day. So, on election day it is very hard for us alternative parties to have that army look where we have people who are members and our members are working people and they only get half day so they can’t come out and do that type of work for us.”


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