Wednesday, July 08, 2015. BMG: As of 2:00 this afternoon, 38% of Dangriga voters – 2,404 of 6,275 have cast ballots in today’s by-election.
The seat is being contested between the People’s United Party’s Anthony Sabal, the United Democratic Party’s Frank “Pawpa” Mena, and the Belize Green Independent Party’s Llewellyn Lucas.
Polls close in four hours’ time and counting begins at 8:00 p.m.
The winner replaces Ivan Ramos who resigned one month ago.
The PUP had regained Dangriga from the UDP under Ramos in 2012 after an unexpected victory by the UDP in 2008. Previously the division had been traded back and forth in the days of Cassian Nunez and Russell “Chiste” Garcia, Dr. Ted Aranda and others.
We will have results for you as soon as they become available.
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