More News on and Related to the PNP's 66th Annual Conference

KINGSTON, (PNP HQ).  Updated Tuesday, 2005 January 25

PNP promises tight security for VP vote, Warns supporters not accredited to stay away
ERICA VIRTUE,  The Jamaica Observer,  Tuesday, January 25, 2005

THE ruling People's National Party (PNP) yesterday warned supporters who are not accredited delegates, with voting rights for Saturday's special delegates' conference to elect four vice presidents, to stay away from the precincts of the compound, where the elections will take place. The PNP, which was Saturday forced to arrange a special conference for the election of vice- presidents following the last-minute nomination of Paul Burke, said tight security will be in place amidst reports that there were security breaches at Saturday's conference at the National Arena.
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Burke could forego PNP presidency bid
Omar Anderson, The Jamaica Gleaner,  Tuesday January 25, 2005

PEOPLE'S NATIONAL Party (PNP) activist, Paul Burke, said yesterday that he would forego his interest in becoming president of the party, if he was successful in his 11th-hour bid to fill one of four vice-presidential posts within the party.

After his surprise nomination as a vice-president at last Saturday's annual conference held at the National Arena, Burke says he is confident of winning. The party, caught off guard, postponed the election of vice-presidents to February 5.
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