Name: John McLean Jr.
District: East End
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
About 100 East End district residents gave Police Commissioner Derek Byrne an earful Thursday night regarding concerns that crime is growing in the small community and their perception that police seem to be doing little about it.
Police accountability and crime opened the first Cayman Islands national debate ahead of the May 24 election.
The three political candidates for East End, Arden McLean, John McLean Jr. and Isaac Douglas Rankine, were the first to participate in the series of pre-election forums starting Monday night and organized 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.
East End’s John McLean Jr. is hoping the third time is the charm in his efforts to win the Legislative Assembly seat that once belonged to his father. Mr. McLean announced his candidacy this week, becoming the third person to enter the East End constituency race.