Anguilla Elects New Government

Anguilla now has a new government, following a landslide election win by the Opposition Anguilla United Front.

The AUF won in six of seven constituencies with Independent candidate Palmavon J Webster being declared the winner in Island Harbour, according to official election results released by the Anguilla Elections Office.

Hon. Victor Banks as Leader of the AUF was declared the island’s next Chief Minister. Banks won the single most votes of any candidate contesting the election, with a total of 1,057 votes in the Valley South constituency.

In a statement the AUF thanked followers for their “love and support on this journey. We are so proud to represent you the people of Anguilla,” it said. “We have a lot of work to do to bring Anguilla back, but we are committed to leading with love and keeping Anguillians here and abroad #1 in our hearts.”