Grenada Elections: Dr. Keith Mitchell’s NNP wins all 15 seats

NNP Wins all 15 seats in Grenada Elections

grenadaflag2ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, 19 February 2013 (CMC) – Supporters of the main opposition New National Party (NNP) took to the streets in celebration here on Tuesday night after the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) conceded defeat in the general election.

The NNP, headed by former prime minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, has made a clean sweep of all the 15 seats, a repeat of the 1999 performance.

Prime Minister Tillman Thomas as well as his senior cabinet ministers were swept aside in the general election, four and a half years after their had won the polls by an 11-4 margin.  

NDC deputy chairman Kent Joseph appeared on television to concede defeat and congratulated the NNP for its victory. he said:

“The younger voters are the ones who played a factor in this election, apart from the economy and jobs,” he told reporters, adding “ it is not because of what we did not do well.  We did a very good job in the economy itself from what we had and what we met, but this is democracy so I am not perturbed. I have been through this already in 1999.”  [CMC]

Grenada Constituencies and Candidates 2013 – click this link

NNP Manifesto for Elections 2013

http://landmarkcommunications.biz/swf%20emags/NNP%20online/0.html

NNP Youth Manifesto for Elections 2013

http://landmarkcommunications.biz/swf%20emags/NNPYouth/0.html

NNP THEME TUNE – WE ON THE MOVE – NNP ELECTION RALLY

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  • de castro  On 02/20/2013 at 9:14 am

    As interesting development in the power of the ballot/democracy in practice…
    Nationalism in politricks is working/will change most of the political thinking
    Of the future.
    My dream of a united world may yet come true,….

    Kamptan

  • Cynthia Blackman  On 02/20/2013 at 10:38 am

    Thanks for sharing…. we Congratulate the people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique . Even though we are aware that changes are not going to happen overnight ,we look forward to seeing the Government going forward and doing what they were ELECTED to do.and not continue to dwell on the past.
    Cynthia

  • unanimous  On 02/20/2013 at 5:46 pm

    cynthia
    I echo your sentiments and also offer my congratulations to the people of Grenada…..I spend quite some time in another GRENADA spelt “GRANADA” in
    Andalucia southern spain…visiting the ALHAMBRA …a moorish castle left intact after the MOORS were expelled by the Christians ….

    history teaches fools …we can but learn from the mistakes of past by not repeating them.
    Grenada Carriacou and Martinique english/dutch/french ex-colonial paradises.
    kamptan

  • ed  On 02/21/2013 at 12:03 am

    Africa learn from this island “unite” love grenada.

  • Del W  On 02/27/2013 at 8:06 am

    Praise and thanks to the one above. Its time for change.

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