The Board of Elections completed the Mail-In Absentee ballot counting on Friday, Nov. 16. Please see the attached unofficial report with the updated contests.
Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be a legal holiday across the territory as voters head to the polls again to vote in the Runoff Election scheduled for that day.
Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen has joined those endorsing Democrats Albert Bryan and running mate Sen. Tregenza Roach in the runoff election for governor Tuesday.
On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Board of Elections of the St. Thomas-St. John District and the St. Croix District counted the Provisional Ballots. The attached unofficial report with the updated contests is attached.
For the first time in decades the Virgin Islands has a governor who does not succumb to the demands of special interest groups, Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera O’Reilly said this week.
Early Voting for the 2018 Run-Off Election is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18. Polls will be open on St. Croix and St. Thomas from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On St. John, the polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes reminds the public that absentee applications are available for the 2018 Run-Off Election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Female candidates and Democrats swept the districts’ Senate races Tuesday night, including newcomers Donna Frett-Gregory and Alicia Barnes, who took the top spots on St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix, respectively.
After hours of waiting and speculation, the unofficial general election results point toward a gubernatorial runoff between incumbent Kenneth Mapp and Democratic challenger Albert Bryan, which has been scheduled for Nov. 20.
Voters headed out to the polls in droves early Tuesday, packing turnout numbers in an election that appears on track to easily crush the last gubernatorial election turnout. Polling places remain open until 7 p.m.