Monday, 19th February, 2018 – There is reaction to last week’s publication of the CADRES’ poll, the results of which have placed the ABLP in a position to retain governance of the country if a general election is called.
Antigua Barbuda Labour Party General Secretary, Senator Mary-Claire Hurst commenting on the findings says she is pleased with the findings of the poll and has no reason to doubt its authenticity.
The CADRES poll was conducted two weeks ago in all constituencies on Antigua, with close to 1000 participants involved.
The participants were also polled on the preference for prime minister, with the results reflecting that half of the one thousand persons favouring Prime Minister Gaston Browne, while 26 percent would prefer United Progressive Party Leader, Senator Harold Lovell to become head of government. DNA leader Joanne Massiah is favoured by 10 percent of those polled and Opposition Leader the Hon. Baldwin Spencer, 4 percent.
The economy, crime and unemployment were among the major concerns for those who participated in the CADRES poll.
Senator Hurst says the administration in which she serves is working to further reduce employment, adding that they have made strides since taking office in 2014.
General Secretary of the ABLP, Senator Mary-Clair Hurst.
POINTE FM reached out to United Progressive Party Leader, Senator Harold Lovell for reaction to the CADRES poll, but he refused to comment.