At least one other person is expected to join the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement’s (PVIM) slate of candidates who will contest the next General Elections.
After presenting seven election candidates at the PVIM launch on Friday, movement leader Ronnie Skelton said: “Honourable QC Dancia Penn is expected to be with us.”
Penn will vie for the movement’s final Territorial At-Large seat.
The other three PVIM At-Large candidates that were announced are Apostle Curnal P Fahie, Shaina Smith, and Skelton.
Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull, in the meantime, is seeking re-election for the Second District, taxi operator and sportsman Karl Scatliffe will vie for the Fourth District, recently-resigned Commission of Customs Wade Smith is the movement’s contender for the Fifth, and Jose deCastro has been selected as the PVIM’s candidate for the Ninth.
“We don’t have a whole slate of candidates but we have our eyes, our ears and everything else on other candidates,” Skelton said.
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The Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), moments ago, presented the candidates who it has selected to contest the upcoming General Elections.
The PVIM presented seven candidates, three of whom will challenge the Territorial At-Large seats and another four to vie for the Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Ninth electoral districts.
Their At-Large candidates are Apostle Curnal P Fahie, Shaina Smith, and party leader Ronnie Skelton.
Meanwhile, sitting legislator Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull is seeking re-election for the Second District, taxi operator Karl Scatliffe will vie for the Fourth District, recently-resigned Commission of Customs Wade Smith for the Fifth , and Jose deCastro has been selected as the PVIM contender for the Ninth.
The political organisation announced its candidates inside thier campaign headquarters in Fish Bay on Tortola.
“The PVIM has a good balance between youth and experience,” said movement leader Skelton during his address at Friday’s launch.
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