St Kitts and Nevis: Premier Mark Brantley appeals to vote for CCM in upcoming general elections
St Kitts and Nevis: Premier Mark Brantley appeals to vote for CCM in upcoming general elections

St Kitts and Nevis: Premier of Nevis – Mark Brantley has recently taken social media and appealed to public to come out and vote for the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) in the upcoming elections, which are scheduled to be held on August 5, 2022.

He slammed Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris and stated that August 5 would be Freedom Day for St Kitts and Nevis as the date has finally been set and the time for Harris has run out.

He stated, “The date has finally been set as time has run out on Timothy Harris and his cabal. August 5, 2022, is Freedom Day in St Kitts and Nevis.”

Furthermore, Brantley appealed to the citizens and residents of the twin-island Federation to vote for the CCM team and let them restore good governance.

He outlined, “I am asking our people to vote overwhelmingly for the CCM Team and let us restore decency and good governance to Basseterre.”

CCM will be contesting for three constituencies – 9, 10 and 11. Premier Brantley will contest from Constituency 9, Eric Evelyn will be the face for Constituency 10, and Alexis Jeffers will contest for Constituency 11. Brantley outlined that this force will take Nevis Forward.

On July 17 (Sunday), Prime Minister Timothy Harris, during a rally held in the Tabernacle Village, announced that St Kitts and Nevis would witness general elections on August 5, 2022 (Friday).

The nomination day for the election will be July 26, 2022 (Tuesday). While addressing the PLP rally, PM Timothy informed the public that the government had informed Governor-General Sir SW Tapley Seaton last week; he also gave information about the recent developments with respect to the Constitutional prerogative of holding general elections 90 days after the abolition of Parliament.

The general election will be conducted within various political parties, including the People’s Labour Party (PLP), led by Prime Minister Timothy Harris, the People’s Action Movement (PAM) led by Shawn K Richards, the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) led by Premier Mark Brantley St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), led by Dr Terrance Drew, and the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) led by Dr Janice Daniel-Hodge.