UDP Preparing for Bi-elections in Chan-Chen, Corozal and San Antonio, Toledo Print E-mail
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Thursday, 19 April 2012 00:00

Hon. Hugo Pott  along with residents of Chan-Chen VillageOn Monday, April 16, the United Democratic Party held a meeting to nominate candidates for a bi-election in Chan-Chen Village of the Corozal District. The meeting was called to order at 4:30 in the afternoon and 112 UDP supporters attended. Chan-Chen is located in the Corozal North Constituency and Hon. Hugo Patt, Area Representative, observed the nomination process. David Akierman assisted with logistics and at the end of the meeting Leonardo Jesus Hall was nominated unanimously to be the party’s candidate for village chairman and Angelica Sarita Ek was nominated to run for councillor. The outgoing Chairman is from the People’s United Party, who won the post by 27 votes. The outgoing councillor won by 34 votes. There are approximately 430 voters in Chan-Chen Village and the elections will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday,  May 6th.      

The United Democratic Party is also preparing for a bi-election in San Antonio Village of the Toledo District. Nicasio Sanchez, UDP Chairman of the Constituency, has announced that he will conduct a meeting on Monday, April 23, to nominate candidates for the election.