Green wants fight for electoral reform in Dominica to continue

first_imgLocalNews Green wants fight for electoral reform in Dominica to continue by: – January 20, 2012 39 Views   2 comments Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img Share Senator Ronald Green. (file photo)Former Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Ronald Green wants the issue of electoral reform to remain on the party’s agenda until he says the results are met.Green stepped down at the party 22nd Delegates Convention in La Plaine on Sunday as he says there were calls from party supporters for the return of former Prime Minister Edison James to lead the party.He told party supporters in his farewell address that the fight for democracy must be pursued.“I need to underline in this closing address that you must ever give up on this fight for democracy, on this fight for free and fair elections, on this fight for electoral reform. It is we who have launched it; it is the most important fight this young nation has to win if they are to progress. We have launched it, we have maintained it, we have continued it and it is we who must nourish it, it is we who must strengthen it as we go forward. It is a fight that has excited many patriots to come onboard, to enrich energies and give muscle to the struggle,” he said.The UWP has said that in the absence of electoral reform which included the availability of Voter Identification Cards, its members will boycott the country’s parliament.Dominica Vibes News Sharelast_img read more

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