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9 independents win as 2017 General Elections come to a close

1 a.m. update: 2017 is the year of the independent. 

Nine independent candidates won seats in the Legislative Assembly, highlighting Wednesday’s 2017 Cayman Islands General Elections. 

Seven Progressives candidates won seats in the L.A. while three Cayman Democratic Party members earned seats. 

Thirteen incumbents and six newcomers were voted in. 

Click here for the voting breakdown by district. 

Here are the winners by district: 

Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman: Moses Kirkconnell (PRO) 

Cayman Brac East: Julianna O’Connor Connolly (PRO) 

East End: Arden McLean (IND)

North Side: Ezzard Miller (IND) 

Bodden Town East: Dwayne Seymour (IND) 

Bodden Town West: Chris Saunders (IND) 

Newlands: Alva Suckoo (IND)

Savannah: Anthony Eden (IND) 

Prospect: Austin Harris (IND)

Red Bay: Alden McLaughlin (PRO) 

George Town East: Roy McTaggart (PRO)

George Town South: Barbara Conolly (PRO)

George Town West: David Wight (PRO) 

George Town Central: Kenneth Bryan (IND)

George Town North: Joey Hew (PRO) 

West Bay South: Tara Rivers (IND) 

West Bay West: McKeeva Bush (CDP) 

West Bay North: Bernie Bush (CDP) 

West Bay Central: Capt. Eugene Ebanks (CDP)

Tune into Thursday’s (25 May) Cayman 27 News at 6 p.m. on all the reaction and updates on plans to form a Government. 


Cayman 27 is your General Elections day headquarters. Our reporters will be out in the field throughout the day bringing you the latest from polling places around Grand Cayman. 

We’ll be bringing you live cut-ins on Cayman 27 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to bring you the latest news throughout the day. Cayman 27 will be hosting news at normal at 6 p.m. and then bringing you live coverage as results come in until the final ballot is counted. 

Click here for updates from the Elections Office on voter turnout. 





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Angela Sevilla

Angela Sevilla has been with Hurley's Media since December 2014. She has over 10 years of experience in the media production world. She is currently the Web Administrator for Cayman 27.

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