PM Browne announces 18 January as date for next general election

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. Gaston Browne

(CMC) Prime Minister Gaston Browne Monday night announced January 18, 2023 as the date for fresh general elections in Antigua and Barbuda and urged supporters to ensure that his government is returned to power.

He said Nomination Day will be December 28.

Browne, speaking at the launch of candidates for the ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP), said he had already asked the Governor General to issue the writs for the polls on Tuesday.

General elections were last held here on March 21, 2018 with Browne’s ABLP winning 15 of the 17 seats. The main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) and the Barbuda People’s Movement (BPM) winning the other two seats.

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