It’s by-election day in St. George North. Our reporter in the field is Tonisha Rock-Yaw. She’s visited several polling stations across the constituency.

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Campaign coordinator for the Barbados Labour Party, Pat Parris, was also confident in their candidate’s chances.

Leader of the People’s Party for Democracy and Development Bishop Joseph Atherley says his candidate is comfortable and pleased with the work he has done.

Police public relations officer, acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, says police are on hand at all polling stations and have systems in place for any eventuality. But he expects a quiet day.

Political scientist Dr. George Belle is doubtful of the national significance of the by-election and just sees it as part of the government’s symbolically taken fresh guard.