LATEST: Ruling NNP ‘holds all 15 seats’ in Grenada election

Last updated: 214 March 2018, 7:39 am

Preliminary results from Grenada indicate that Keith Mitchell has been returned as prime minister, with his New National Party winning all 15 seats in the general election.

His party also won ever constituency in 2013, governing without opposition in the lower house of parliament for the last five years.

WIC News is waiting for the results to be confirmed but initial data indicates that Mitchell and the NNP have increased their vote share over closest rival, the National Democratic Congress.

In a close race, Nazim Burke, leader of the NDC, lost the seat of St George Northeast to Tobias Clement – with less than 150 votes separating them.

In the prime minister’s constituency, Mitchell received 2,546 votes. His closest rival, Ali Dowden, took home 408 in St George Northwest.

A public holiday has been declared a public holiday following the NNP victory.

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