The Board of Elections will certify the 2018 Runoff Election on Monday, Dec. 3, at the Elections System Offices.
Calling for unity after Tuesday's run-off election, Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp urged all Virgin Islanders to come together to support the territory’s recovery efforts under the leadership of the newly elected administration.
As of 8 p.m., with 25 of 58 precincts reporting, Bryan stood at 4,442 votes to Mapp's 2,012- a more than two to one margin.
If an individual does not receive an absentee ballot by Friday, Nov. 23, please contact the Elections offices. The absentee ballots must be received in the Elections Office by Nov. 30.
As of noon, a total of 3,558 voters cast their ballots in the St. Croix District and 3,062 in the St. Thomas-St. John District, according to Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes. Those numbers are higher than at the same time on Nov. 6.
Early voting for the gubernatorial runoff election took place Saturday and Sunday, and while the numbers are high compared to 2014, when early voting was new, they dropped off sharply compared to the general election on Nov. 6.
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.
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.
As his term comes to a close Positive T.A. Nelson, is still pushing for the issue for which he is best known – legalization of marijuana.
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.
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.