Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017. 4:21 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff:The People’s United Party (PUP) had announced at their party council meeting that the party will be having a national convention in November.
Today, the National Executive of the PUP convened to set the following deadlines for the upcoming national convention as stipulated in article 26(10) of the Party’s Constitution:
All members of the National Executive except the Secretary General, Chairpersons of the Regional Caucuses, Presidents of the Order of Distinguished Service (ODS), United Women’s Group (UWG), Belize Youth Movement (BYM) and the Marshall’s Community Service Corps (MCSC) shall be elected at the National Convention to be held on Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Belize City.
Nominations for such officers shall be submitted in writing to the Party Chairman no later than 4:00 p.m.on Friday, October 27, 2017and be accompanied by the written consent of the nominee.
Delegate lists from Constituency Committee Chairpersons as well as the ODS, UWG, BYM and MCSC shall be submitted to the Party Chairman no later than 4:00 p.m.on Friday, October 27, 2017.
The PUP says that it looks forward to the upcoming convention and remains fully committed to their democratic principles.