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Returning officers Jeffrey Headley, St Michael East (left), and Everton Henry, St Michael Central, moved out with their documents. Henry later moved on to the District “A” Police Station, where he and election clerk Haskell Drakes posted the election notice. (ES)

By Barry Alleyne | Wed, January 30, 2013 - 12:11 AM

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has finally rung the election bell.

Barbadians will go to the polls on February 21. Nomination day will be February 6, next Wednesday. Weeks of speculation finally ended just after 5 p.m. yesterday, when the long awaited date was released by the Prime Minister.

In a brief release from the Government Information Service (GIS), the Prime Minister confirmed he had met with Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave and the required proclamation to have Parliament dissolved had been made.

Reports indicated that it was just after noon yesterday that Stuart had travelled to Government House to make a call on the Governor General, and that the election date was on the horizon.

Please read the full story in today’s MIDWEEK NATION, or in the eNATION edition.

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Posted by sandra padmore lewis 1 year, 9 months ago
Let the many unfilled "promises' begin....that's politics for yah

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