Name: Kent McTaggart
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
As voters made their way to the polls Wednesday, candidates expressed mixed feelings about the new “one man, one vote” electoral system.
Three candidates in Wednesday’s general election took deeply divided positions on immigration reform, with some favoring a work permit moratorium and others seeking to take the granting of work permits away from the Immigration Department entirely.
Two of the three election candidates for the Savannah constituency tackled questions about crime, education and immigration at a forum last week hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.
Cars jammed the sides of the main road from the public library to Cox Lumber as passing motorists honked their horns and shouted encouragement in the direction of two separate, competing events – announcing the political candidacies of election hopefuls Dwayne Seymour and Robert Bodden.
Cayman Islands businessman Kent McTaggart has announced he is running for office in the May general election. Mr. McTaggart, who has been widely rumored in recent months to be campaigning in the Savannah area, made it official in a press release issued Tuesday night.