Candidates in Hanover Sign General Elections Political Code of Conduct

Photo: Marlon Tingling Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown (right), and Custos Rotulorum for Hanover, Hon. Dr. David Stair (left), oversee completion of the formalities during Friday’s (February 12) signing of the Political Code of Conduct by the four candidates contesting the February 25 General Elections in Hanover, at the Tryall Hotel. The candidates (from 2nd left, foreground) are: State Minister for Water, Land, Environment, and Climate Change, Hon. Ian Hayles, for the People’s National Party (PNP), and the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Brian Wallace (JLP), who will vie for the Western Hanover constituency; and Wynter McIntosh (PNP) and Dave Brown (JLP), who will contest Eastern Hanover. Looking on, in the background, are supporters of both candidates.

Story Highlights

  • Those vying for the Western Hanover constituency are: Water, Land, Environment, and Climate Change State Minister, Hon. Ian Hayles, for the People’s National Party (PNP); and the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Brian Wallace.
  • Addressing the candidates, Mrs. Parchment Brown said the signing of the Code along with efforts to ensure peaceful and fair elections, are principles which many Jamaicans have bought into.
  • All Jamaicans can be proud of what we are trying to do together to build a country fit to live in…that we, our parents, and our children may be safe and happy, with a real potential to fulfill (our) dreams and aspirations

All four candidates contesting the February 25 General Elections in Hanover, signed the Political Code of Conduct during a ceremony at the Tryall Hotel, on Friday, February 12.

Those vying for the Western Hanover constituency are: Water, Land, Environment, and Climate Change State Minister, Hon. Ian Hayles, for the People’s National Party (PNP); and the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Brian Wallace.

Eastern Hanover will see the PNP’s Wynter McIntosh going against Dave Brown of the JLP.
Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, and Custos Rotulorum for the parish, Hon. Dr. David Stair, presided over the signing which was also attended by supporters from both political parties.

Addressing the candidates, Mrs. Parchment Brown said the signing of the Code along with efforts to ensure peaceful and fair elections, are principles which many Jamaicans have bought into.

In this regard, she expressed appreciation and gratitude for the work to this end, undertaken by Custodes islandwide.

“All Jamaicans can be proud of what we are trying to do together to build a country fit to live in…that we, our parents, and our children may be safe and happy, with a real potential to fulfill (our) dreams and aspirations,” Mrs. Parchment Brown stated.

For his part, Dr. Stair, who also spoke at the ceremony, urged the candidates to lead the election campaign from the front.

“You have committed yourselves to a life of service to the people of this country and, as such, it is incumbent on you to ensure that you conduct yourselves and encourage your supporters to preserve the peace and adhere to the laws of the land,” he underscored.

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