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More delinquent candidates turn up to sign Political Code of Conduct

Published:Friday | February 19, 2016 | 2:09 PM
On Wednesday, Parchment Brown released a list showing that only 119 of the 152 nominated candidates had signed the document.

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown, says more candidates contesting the 2016 General Elections have come forward to sign the Political Code of Conduct.

On Wednesday, Parchment Brown released a list showing that only 119 of the 152 nominated candidates had signed the document.

She bashed the delinquent candidates of blatantly disrespecting her office by not signing the code.

SEE: Political Code of Conduct

Speaking with The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre today, the political ombudsman said some delinquent candidates have since come forward.

Parchment Brown says she will be releasing another update on Monday.

READ: Political Ombudsman names 33 delinquents who fail to sign political code

Noting that her office cannot force a candidate to sign, she asserts that the public will judge the action of those, if any, who decline to sign the code.

 

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown