Posted: Sunday, September 3, 2017. 3:05 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Voting to select the UDP candidate for Mayor and the team of 6 councillors to contest next year’s municipal elections in San Ignacio/Santa Elena is underway.
Polls opened at 10 this morning and up to 2pm today a total of 1037 voters had casted ballots for the candidates of their choice.
14 candidates are vying for 6 councillor positions while Lupita Orellano Ferguson is challenging current Mayor Earl Trapp.
Inside sources tell BBN that current Mayor of San Ignacio/ Santa Elena is enjoying a comfortable lead over Orellano.
The UDP convention for the twin towns is being held at the St. Ignatius High School in Santa Elena.
The polls will close at 6 this evening and counting will commence soon after.
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