BUT election results today

ALEX DOWNES, alexdownes@nationnews.com

Added 21 April 2017

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From left: polling officer Shondell Blenman, presiding officer Deborah Stoute-Burke and BUT Returning officer Richmark Cave explain the voting guidelines to teacher Dario Stoute. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)

THE RESULTS of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) elections are expected to be announced today.

Voting at four polling stations occurred yesterday for the posts of general secretary, deputy general secretary, public relations officer as well as six floor members.

BUT returning officer Richmark Cave told the WEKEND NATION that around 4 p.m. yesterday, over 200 votes had been counted at the BUT headquarters in Merry Hill, Welches, St Michael, and the West Terrace Primary School, Deighton Griffith and Princess Margaret secondary schools’ polling stations.

He explained that the positions of president, vice-president and treasurer were not on the ballots as those positions were unopposed.

As a result, those in the aforementioned positions would continue in their roles. (AD)

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