Dr Ellis Lorenzo Webster is the Premier-Elect of Anguilla following victory for his Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) party at the Territory’s general elections on Monday, June 29, 2020.
Dr Webster, who won his district, Island Harbour, with 493 votes, saw his party take 7 of the 11 seats in the Anguilla House of Assembly.
Anguilla United Front (AUF), led by Premier Victor F. Banks, 72, captured the remaining 4 seats.
Six seats are needed for a majority in the Anguilla HoA.
Mr Banks; however, lost his seat in Valley South to newcomer DeeAnn Kentish-Rogers, 27.
Anguilla-born Ms Rogers is a British model, beauty pageant titleholder and former athlete who was crowned as Miss Universe Great Britain 2018 and represented Great Britain at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant. She is the first black woman who represented Great Britain at a Miss Universe pageant.
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