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 18 Parties Contesting August 10 General Elections

18 Parties Contesting August 10 General Elections

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EIGHTEEN political parties have fielded candidates for the August 10 general election.

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) confirmed that a total of 150 persons filed nomination papers on Friday.

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This includes five independent candidates for the following constituencies:

  1. Chaguanas East – 1
  2. Moruga/Tableland – 1
  3. St Joseph – 1
  4. Tobago West – 2

This is a listing of all political parties and the number of their candidates contesting the upcoming polls:

  1. People’s National Movement – 41
  2. United National Congress – 39
  3. Progressive Empowerment Party – 28
  4. Trinidad Humanity Campaign – 7
  5. New National Vision – 6
  6. Movement for Social Justice – 5
  7. Congress of the People – 4
  8. Movement for National Development – 3
  9. Progressive Democratic Patriots – 2
  10. National Coalition for Transformation – 2
  11. Progressive Party – 1
  12. Independent Liberal Party – 1
  13. Democratic Party of Trinidad and Tobago – 1
  14. Nationwide Organization of We the People – 1
  15. Unrepresented Peoples Party – 1
  16. Trinidad and Tobago Democratic Front – 1
  17. National Party – 1
  18. One Tobago Voice – 1
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The EBC stated that the candidates will be listed on its website by Wednesday and published in the newspapers on the same day or by Thursday.

 

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