Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017. 5:56 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: After counting the over 2,600 ballots cast in the UDP convention for San Ignacio/Santa Elena, Earl Trapp emerged tonight as the winning Mayoral candidate. Trapp received a comfortable 2,102 votes while his contender Lupita Orellano Ferguson received 538 votes.
Six (6) councilor candidates were also selected at today’s convention. They are:
Bernadette Fernandez – 1,664 votes
Shary Medina – 1,443 votes
George Boiton – 1,402 votes
Vanessa Neal – 1,387 votes
Mark O’Brien – 1,234 votes
Nick Singh – 1,080 votes
The convention was held at the St. Ignatius High School in Santa Elena. Voting to select the UDP team to contest next year’s municipal elections in San Ignacio/Santa Elena commenced at 10 a.m. and closed at 6 p.m.
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