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Sandy Bay councillor-candidate election tie should be resolved May end - PNP

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2016 | 5:23 PM
PNP General Secretary Paul Burke says the party executive discussed suggestions to deal with the stalemate at a meeting last night.

The People's National Party (PNP) executive says it hopes to resolve the stalemate in relation to the selection of a councillor-caretaker for the Sandy Bay Division of the Hanover Parish Council by the end of this month.

On Sunday, an election to find a replacement for embattled former Lucea Mayor and councillor Lloyd Hill ended with both candidates vying for the post polling 49 votes each.

READ: Election for PNP Sandy Bay councillor-candidate ends in 49-49 stalemate

PNP General Secretary Paul Burke says the party executive discussed suggestions to deal with the stalemate at a meeting last night.

However, Burke has declined to reveal the suggestions which were put forward.

 

The two contenders who are vying to become the party's councillor-caretaker for the Sandy Bay Division in Hanover are schoolteachers Andria Dehaney-Dinham, and Gregory Allen.