Now official - Trinidad and Tobago election results 2015: PNM 23, PP 18
Thursday, September 10 2015 @ 11:52 AM AST
Contributed by: michaelariston
Official results can be viewed here: http://www.ttparliament.org/about.php...d=mrD449F1
Vote counts will be eventually published here: http://www.ebctt.com
PNM leader Dr Keith Rowley won and has been sworn into office. Jack Warner, though not a major contender conceded and acknowledegd the PNM had won. Former prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, the new opposition leader, also gave a concession speech, wishing Rowley well and saying she has no regrets.
Rowley at Balisier House (PNM headquarters) speaking to supporters had addressed the UNC: "Tonight your party has tasted defeat," but added that the PNM is familiar with the taste of that brew. Rowley assured the UNC though, "We are all in this together," as he promised to govern for all.
The following are the 41 parliamentary seats and how they were won. The names of the winners are next to seat names in brackets.
1 Arima (PNM)
2 Arouca/Maloney (PNM)
3 Barataria/San Juan (People's Partnership)
4 Caroni Central (People's Partnership)
5 Caroni East (People's Partnership)
6 Chaguanas East (People's Partnership)
7 Chaguanas West (People's Partnership)
8 Couva North (People's Partnership)
9 Couva South (People's Partnership)
10 Cumuto/Manzanilla (People's Partnership)
11 D'Abadie/O'Meara (PNM)
12 Diego Martin Central (PNM)
13 Diego Martin North/East (PNM)
14 Diego Martin West (PNM)
15 Fyzabad (People's Partnership)
16 La Brea (PNM)
17 La Horquetta/Talparo (PNM)
18 Laventille East/Morvant (PNM)
19 Laventille West (PNM)
20 Lopinot/Bon Air West (PNM)
21 Mayaro (People's Partnership)
22 Naparima (People's Partnership)
23 Oropouche East (People's Partnership)
24 Oropouche West (People's Partnership)
25 Point Fortin (PNM)
26 Pointe-a-Pierre (People's Partnership)
27 POS North/St. Anns West (PNM)
28 POS South (PNM)
29 Princes Town (People's Partnership)
30 Moruga/Tableland (PNM)
31 San Fernando East (PNM)
32 San Fernando West (PNM)
33 Siparia (People's Partnership)
34 St. Anns East (PNM)
35 St. Augustine (People's Partnership)
36 St. Joseph (PNM)
37 Tabaquite (People's Partnership)
38 Tobago East (PNM)
39 Tobago West (PNM)
40 Toco/Sangre Grande (PNM)
41 Tunapuna (PNM)
WINNERS AND LOSERS: Some from among the group above will become government ministers, senators, etc.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO President Anthonly Carmona to swore in Dr Keith Rowley on Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015, at 1:44 pm at Queen's Hall in Port of Spain.
The following was the press release from the Office of the President that preceded the swearing in.
Close to mid night last night (7th September, 2015), President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C (in photo above) congratulated Prime Minister-Elect Dr Keith Christopher Rowley on his victory at the polls of National General Election. In a telephone conversation with Dr Rowley, Prime Minister-Elect, who was at Balisier House, President Carmona extended his sincere congratulations to Dr Rowley and the People’s National Movement’s (PNM) at their victory at the polls. President Carmona told Dr Rowley that his victory address to his supporters and by extension to the Nation was that of a true statesman. His Excellency further complimented Dr Rowley for an address whose motif was one of genuine inclusivity to all, highlighting in laudable terms service to country and that we, the people of Trinidad and Tobago are one.
His Excellency shares with Prime Minister-Elect Dr Rowley as expressed by him during his address, his unabiding faith in the potential of our young people and the need to make of them genuine patriots of this Republic.
President Carmona’s telephone call to Dr Rowley came after hearing Dr Rowley’s Victory address and the concession speech by then Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar S.C late on Monday night.
President Carmona also took the opportunity to invite Dr Rowley, Prime Minister- Elect to The Office of The President for a mid-morning meeting today (8th September, 2015) to discuss among other things Prime Minister-Elect Dr Rowley’s swearing-in ceremony and that of his Attorney General.
Images from the PNM manifesto, Office of the President, and Udecott