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vying for Local Gov't seat
THE regular party candidates vying for a position in the upcoming
Local Government elections, is first-time independent candidate,
Elenore Theresa Belafante Ellis. She was accompanied by five
supporters on Nomination Day.
represents the Imperial Ethiopian World Federation Incorporated
Political Party, and is the candidate for the Duhaney Park
division. She is hoping to bring something new to the table.
According to her, "We have upliftments for the deteriorated
standard of living," as she and her party seeks to bring
about "peace and harmony instead of violence."
to Ellis, the motto or major theme of her political party
is "Unity in Diversity... Liberty in Our Nation".
The last segment she says, spells 'L.I.O.N', which is representative
of their willpower and strong might.
when interviewed by The Sunday Gleaner on Nomination Day,
was optimistic that she would do well against her other opponents
from the two long-standing political parties, the People's
National Party (PNP) and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP).
vying for the Duhaney Park division were PNP candidate, Anthony
Ferguson, and JLP candidate, Joyce Young. These candidates
were present at the Edith Dalton James school in Duhaney Park,
St. Andrew, for Nomination Day.