PDP candidates for the upcoming THA election on December 6th, 2021. (Image courtesy Progressive Democratic Patriots)

The Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) has announced its candidates for the upcoming Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections, scheduled for Monday 6th December 2021.

A release from the PDP this morning notes that Deputy Political Leader, Farley Augustine, will be leading the team of Assembly hopefuls, who are drawn from various professional fields including: education, public health, agriculture, environmental management, culture and the arts, infrastructure, urban development, finance and sport.

The 15 candidates are:

Nathisha Charles-Pantin      –          Bagatelle/Bacolet

Dr Faith B.Yisrael                  –          Belle Garden/Glamorgan

Terance Baynes                    –          Bethel/New Grange

Zorisha “Zia” Hackett           –          Bethesda/Les Coteaux

Joel “Nuttsy” Sampson       –          Bon Accord/Crown Point

Sonny Craig                          –          Buccoo/Mt Pleasant

Abby Taylor                           –          Darrel Spring/Whim

Wane “Wasp” Clarke            –          Lambeau/Lowlands

Ian “Whitey” Pollard             –          Mason Hall/Moriah

Megan Morrison                    –          Mt St George/Goodwood

Farley Chavez Augustine    –          Parlatuvier/L’anse Fourmi/Speyside

Niall George                          –          Plymouth/Black Rock

Watson Solomon Duke        –          Roxborough/Argyle

Trevor James                        –          Scarborough/Mt Grace

Nigel Taitt                              –          Signal Hill/Patience Hill

The PDP has chosen as its slogan for the upcoming election, “Leh We Fix Dis”, and has called on all Tobagonians to ensure they vote in the December 6th poll.

The PDP said in its release:

“The party strongly believes in democratic governance and hopes to reengineer the Tobago House of Assembly into a system that works for all Tobagonians; a system in which resources are better managed, transparency and accountability are evident, and all sectors of society benefit as a result.”

It added: “We now call on all Tobagonians to come out in your numbers on December 6th to vote resoundingly for the PDP. TOBAGO, LEH WE FIX DIS!”