(CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS–Tuesday, July 12, 2011) A preliminary count has declared that the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) has been elected to a Second term in office with three seats out of five possible seats following a stunning election victory at the polls defeating the opposition party the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) when the vote count ended in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
In St. Thomas’ Parish, the Hon. Premier of Nevis and the leader of the NRP, the Hon. Joseph Parry won his seat, defeating political newcomer, Keith Scarborough. In St. Paul’s, the Hon. Robelto Hector won his seat beating Mr. Michael Perkins.
Following a close contest in the Parish of St. John’s, the Incumbent Mr. Hensley Daniel was able to retain his seat against the leader of the Opposition in the Federal Parliament, Mr. Mark Brantley.
Meanwhile, the leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement, Hon. Vance Amory won against Mrs. Patsy Hanley in St. Georges while Alexis Jeffers won in St. James Parish against the Hon. Patrice Nisbett.
The highlight of the celebration was when Premier Designate, the Hon. Joseph Parry made a statement to the huge crowd gathered at the Charlestown Headquarters saying to them, “Supporters we are victorious, let us continue to take Nevis Forward!”