On August 21, 2020, Premier David Burt announced that a General Election will be held on October 1st, 2020, and the timeline below provides an overview of some of the key developments, and will be continuously updated until the election is held.

Election

2020
Sep 26

OBA Release 2020 General Election Platform

OBA Release 2020 General Election Platform

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] officially released their 2020 General Election platform.

Sep 25

Kae Thomas Palacio Resigns From FDM

Kae Thomas Palacio Resigns From FDM

Kae Thomas Palacio resigns from the Free Democratic Movement [FDM] and withdraws as a candidate for the 2020 General Election.

Sep 23

PLP Release 2020 General Election Platform

PLP Release 2020 General Election Platform

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] officially released their election platform.

Sep 10

PLP Win First Three Seats

PLP Win First Three Seats

Three winners were declared on Nomination Day — all PLP as the seats were uncontested — C16 Pembroke East Central/Michael Weeks, C17 Pembroke Central/Jason Hayward, and C26 Warwick South Central/Neville Tyrrell.

Sep 10

Election Nomination Day

Election Nomination Day

Nomination day was held. The PLP fielded 36 candidates, the OBA 31 candidates, the FDM 15, and there are 5 Independents running.

Sep 09

OBA Announce Smith & Harvey As Candidates

OBA Announce Smith & Harvey As Candidates

The OBA announced that Tarik Smith will run in Constituency #24 Warwick South East and Elizabeth Harvey will run in Constituency #5 Hamilton East.

Sep 09

PLP Announce Hodgson & Morris As Candidates

PLP Announce Hodgson & Morris As Candidates

The PLP announced that Arianna Hodgson will run in Constituency #23 Paget West, and Davida Morris will run in Constituency #20 Pembroke South West.

Sep 08

OBA Announce Harvey & Gurret As Candidates

OBA Announce Harvey & Gurret As Candidates

The OBA announced that Thomas Harvey will run in Constituency 2 St. George’s West and Nicky Gurret will run in Constituency 34 Sandys South Central.

Sep 04

Marc Bean Launches FDM Political Party

Marc Bean Launches FDM Political Party

Marc Bean – as in the former leader of the PLP — launches a new political party called the ‘Free Democratic Movement’

Sep 04

Pastor Maria Seaman To Run As Independent

Pastor Maria Seaman To Run As Independent

Pastor Maria Seaman has announced that she will run as an Independent candidate in Constituency 27 Warwick North Central.

Sep 04

OBA Announce Cannonier & Pitcher As Candidates

OBA Announce Cannonier & Pitcher As Candidates

The OBA announced that Antoine Cannonier will run in Constituency 3 St David’s and Kimberlee Pitcher will run in Constituency 4 St George’s South.

Sep 03

OBA Announce Pearman & Jackson As Candidates

OBA Announce Pearman & Jackson As Candidates

The OBA announced that Susan Jackson will run in Constituency 20 Pembroke South West and Scott Pearman will run in Constituency 22 Paget East.

Sep 03

PLP Announce Simmons-Wade & Adams As Candidates

PLP Announce Simmons-Wade & Adams As Candidates

The PLP announced that Ianthia Simmons-Wade will run in Constituency 25 Warwick North East, Jache Adams will run in Constituency 19 Pembroke West, and Curtis Dickinson will be moving to C21 Pembroke South East

Sep 02

OBA Announce Kempe & Richardson As Candidates

OBA Announce Kempe & Richardson As Candidates

The OBA announced that Catherine Kempe will run in Constituency 14 Devonshire North West and Jarion Richardson will run in Constituency 23 Paget West.

Sep 02

PLP Announce Simmons & Simmons As Candidates

PLP Announce Simmons & Simmons As Candidates

The PLP announced that Kathy Lynn Simmons will be their candidate for Constituency 36 Sandys North and Lindsay Simmons will run in Constituency 12 Devonshire South Central.

Sep 01

OBA Announce Jones & Tucker As Candidates

OBA Announce Jones & Tucker As Candidates

The OBA announced that Marcus Jones will be their candidate for Constituency 19 Pembroke West and Robin Tucker will be their candidate for Constituency 7 Hamilton South.

Aug 31

PLP Announce Peets & Richardson As Candidates

PLP Announce Peets & Richardson As Candidates

The PLP announced that Dr Ernest Peets will be their candidate for Constituency 10 Smith’s North and Curtis Richardson in Constituency 22 Paget East

Aug 28

Rolfe Commissiong Says “I Will Not Be A Candidate”

Rolfe Commissiong Says “I Will Not Be A Candidate”

Saying that it is “for the good of the party and Bermudians” as he has “chosen not to be a distraction,” Rolfe Commissiong said “I will not be a candidate in the general election.”

Aug 26

PLP Announce Richardson & Darrell

PLP Announce  Richardson & Darrell

The PLP announced that Anthony Richardson will run in Constituency 7 Hamilton South and Owen Darrell will run in Constituency 8 Smith’s South.

Aug 24

PLP Roll Out First Candidates

PLP Roll Out First Candidates

The PLP announced that Crystal Caesar will run in Constituency 31 Southampton West Central, while Jason Wade will run in Constituency 30 Southampton East Central.

Aug 21

General Election Called

General Election Called

Premier David Burt announces that a General Election will be held on October 1st, 2020.