National Democratic Party (NDP) has officially announced its slate of candidates who will contest the 2019 General Elections.
The NDP team presented 11 candidates on Saturday. They presented no contenders for the First and Second district seats.
The NDP’s campaign-launch at Maria’s by the Sea Hotel in Road Town confirmed previous BVI News reports that singer/song-writer Aaron Parillon is the party’s Third District candidate.
Sitting legislator Mark Vanterpool will seek re-election in the Fourth District, Rotarian Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan will contest the Fifth District, while Alvera Maduro-Caines will seek re-election in the Sixth District.
Hipolito Diego Penn has been named the contender for the Seventh District, NDP Deputy Chairman Marlon Penn will once again contest the Eighth District, while Dr Hubert O’Neal is seeking re-election in the Ninth.
Party Chairman Myron Walwyn along with resigned high school principal Sandy Underhill, former Ports Authority board chairman Trefor Grant, and former BVI Electricity Corporation boss Henry Creque are the four Territorial At-Large candidates the NDP will present for the elections.
The NDP’s next political event will come in the form of a rally on January 12.