Parliamentary Representative for the St Joseph Constituency Kelver Darroux has told constituents he will not be the candidate for the next general elections
Parliamentary Representative for the St Joseph Constituency Kelver Darroux has told Constituents that he will not be contesting the next general elections constitutionally due in 2020.
Darroux’s announcement came during a meeting in St Joseph on Sunday, and he is expected to issue a public statement soon.
Sources tells DBS news Darroux’s decision was based on personal development.
Sources also indicate the meeting was emotional and Constituents were shocked by the announcement.
Darroux, the Minister for Telecommunications, Science, Information and Technology, beat Monelle Williams of the UWP in the 2014 general elections 1198-942 and defetaed Henry John Abraham of the UWP 1138 votes to 788 in the 2009 polls.
Before him, Vince Henderson won the seat for the Dominica Labour Party in 2000 and 2005.
The UWP’s last win in St Joseph was in 1995 with Doreen Paul.
The Dominica Labour Party has not declared a new candidate for the St Joseph Constituency.