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2018 Runoff Election Ballots Unofficial Results Given

The Board of Elections will certify the 2018 Runoff Election on Monday, Dec. 3, at the Elections System Offices.

Voter Registration Reopens on Monday, Nov. 26

Pursuant to Virgin Islands law, Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes has announced the reopening of voter registration on Monday, Nov. 26.

Mapp Thanks Voters, Campaign Workers; He Wishes Incoming Administration Well

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.

Bryan Defeats Mapp for Governor

According to unofficial territory-wide results, the team of Albert Bryan, Jr. and Tregenza Roach won Tuesday’s gubernatorial runoff election, beating incumbents Kenneth Mapp and Osbert Potter, 11,796 votes to 9,766.

Early Results Show Bryan With Two to One Lead Over Mapp

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.

Supervisor Fawkes Updates Run-Off Absentee Ballot Status

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.

High Interest: Noon V.I. Vote Count Higher for Runoff Than Noon, Nov. 6

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.

Shorter Time Meant 4,495 Fewer Early Votes for Gubernatorial Runoff than General

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.

UVI Shares Results of Run-off Election Poll

The Virgin Islands Run-off Election poll results are in. The poll was conducted by VI Tech Stack (VITS), a University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (UVI-RTPark) company that specializes in political polling.

2018 General Election Releases Count, Includes Absentee Ballots

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.

Plaskett, Hansen Endorse Bryan for Governor

Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen has joined those endorsing Democrats Albert Bryan and running mate Sen. Tregenza Roach in the runoff election for governor Tuesday.

Board of Elections Releases 2018 General Election Counting of Provisional Ballots

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.

Senate Turnover: Positive Not Planning to Fade Away

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.

Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera O’Reilly Endorses Mapp/Potter Team

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.

Elections System to Hold Run-off Election Early Voting Nov. 17, 18

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.

Absentee Ballot Applications Available for 2018 Run-off Election

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.

Democrats, Women Rule the Senate Races

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.

Unofficial Results Show Runoff Between Mapp and Bryan

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.

V.I. Voters Swarming to the Polls

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.

At-Large Candidates Stump Day Long for Votes

The three candidates running to fill the at-large seat took the long road in hopes of victory on Election Day. Like some of the teams running for the top spot as governor and lieutenant governor, they embarked on a three-island tour.

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