More PPM candidates named

Members of the People’s Progressive Movement named three additional candidates who will run with the party in the May general election. 

They are Joey Hew and Marco Archer for George Town and Ray Farrington in West Bay. 

The announcements came at a lunch on Wednesday afternoon. 

Party members had said recently that the PPM plans to field a “full slate” of candidates in Grand Cayman’s three most populous voting districts.  

However, the party does not 
intend to run more than one candidate in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman and will not put forth candidates in East End or North Side.  

Before Wednesday, there were four confirmed PPM candidates in the George Town district; Alden McLaughlin, Kurt Tibbetts, Lucille Seymour and Kenneth Bryan.  

In Bodden Town candidates are Anthony Eden, Osbourne Bodden, Wayne Panton and 
Al Suckoo. 

In West Bay Woody DaCosta had previously been named. 

In Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, the candidate is Moses Kirkconnell. 

Additional candidates will be added as they are confirmed and will actually be vetted first through a PPM party conference scheduled 
for February.  

Running four candidates in the United Democratic Party stronghold of West Bay was not done during the 2005 and 2009 general elections, but in retrospect Mr. McLaughlin believes that may have been a mistake.  

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