Peterson Francis has won the runoff to represent the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) in Central Castries in the next general elections.
Francis defeated Bain Nathaniel at the UWP’s run-off held Saturday, Nov. 28 at the St. Lucia Seamen Waterfront and General Workers Union, Castries.
Francis, who along with brother Hermangild Francis left the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), reportedly tallied 36 votes and Nathaniel got two.
His nomination will now to go to the UWP’s executive council for final approval.
Stanley Felix (SLP) and Richard Frederick, the former UWP candidate, who may run as an independent candidate, are the other possible candidates for Central Castries.