General elections were held on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 and despite COVID-19 still being a very real threat, the people came out to vote. It was a tough election and as we got to press, the United Democratic Party had won five seats. These include the Collet constituency where Leader of the UDP, Hon. Patrick Faber, beat his rival Oscar Arnold to take the Collet division.
The UDP’s Deputy Party Leader, Hon. Hugo Patt, defeated David Castillo to take the Corozal North constituency.
Hon. Tracy Taegar-Panton of Albert likewise defeated her PUP opponent Paul Thompson. The UDP also won in the Mesopotamia and Queen’s Square divisions where Shyne Barrow defeated PUP’s Dr. Candice Pitts and Denise “Sista B” Barrow beat PUP’s Allan Pollard, respectively.