Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019. 10:37 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday the second round of election for village councils was held.
In a statement released by the People’s United Party (PUP), it is claiming victory in 22 villages while deferring 19 villages to the United Democratic Party (UDP)
The PUP is claiming 155 elected councilors to the UDP’s 132.
In Corozal, the PUP conceded to losing 8 villages to the UDP.
It was a blow out for the PUP there.
In Orange Walk, PUP indicates that they and the UDP won one village each.
In Belize, the PUP is claiming five villages and has deferred another to the UDP and independent slate.
The PUP won handsomely in the battleground of Mahogany Heights.
In Cayo, the party is claiming to have won four villages compared to one for the UDP and one for the independents.
Notably, the battleground of Roaring Creek was won by the PUP.
In Stann Creek, the count is four to three in favor of the PUP.
The PUP won the battleground village of Independence.
Finally, in Toledo the PUP claims it won in eight villages compared to the UDP’s six and independents’ three.
We note that the PUP secured the battleground village of Bella Vista.
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