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Cayman 27 understands Premier and Progressives Party Leader Hon. Alden McLaughlin has filed nomination papers for the electoral district of Red Bay. He’ll run against independent Dr. Frank McField and Denniston Tibbetts, who is running on the CDP ticket.
Finance Minister Hon. Marco Archer has filed in George Town Central, where he’ll run against independent Kenneth Bryan.
Cayman 27 expects to receive the final list of candidates from the Elections Office in the next few minutes.
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Click here for the updated list of candidates (Noon).
So far, 36 candidates have filed their nomination papers, according to the Noon update from the Elections Office.
They include four candidates in North Side, four in George Town East, three in Newlands, three in East End, two in Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman, two in Bodden Town West, two in Savannah, two in Prospect, two in Red Bay, two in George Town South, two in West Bay South, two in West Bay Central and two in West Bay North.
West Bay West, George Town North, George Town West and Cayman Brac East each have had one candidate file their nomination papers so far.
No candidates have filed as yet for Bodden Town East nor George Town Central.
Tune into Cayman 27 for live updates on Nominations Day 2017.
We’ll be bringing you live updates at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with the latest on who has declared and where.
Join our reporters live from the field as they talk with the candidates and supporters and see all the excitement surrounding this first step toward the 24 May general elections.
Make sure to tune into Cayman 27 News at 6 p.m. for a full recap of today’s action.