PHILIPSBURG—The early parliamentary elections have been set for Monday, January 8, 2018.
The National Decree to dissolve Parliament signed by Governor Eugene Holiday on Friday, November 3 further states that Nomination Day to submit candidate lists will be on Monday, November 13.
Parliament will be dissolved effective January 31, when the newly elected Parliament is also to have its first gathering.
NA-parliamentarian Rodolphe Samuel had said during Thursday’s meeting in which motions of no-confidence were adopted against six ministers of the William Marlin Cabinet that, based on his calculations, there would be Christmas elections.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/70691-elections-january-8