Marigot , Saint Maarten – His RSM party teamed up with Valerie Damaseau’ Alternative party, and together, they were good enough for 16 seats in the Territorial Council Elections.
The combined list of RSMA under the leadership of the incoming president of the Collectivité, Louis Mussington received 4,742 votes to comfortably win the 2nd round of the elections on Sunday.
It now means that RSMA has been given the mandate to govern for the next 5 years. Team Gibbs of Daniel Gibbs had to settle for 2nd place in the race with 3,226 votes which gives him a total of 5 seats and Generation Hope of Jules Charville garnered 1,698. They got 2 of the 23 seats in the Collectivité.
There were well over 18,000 eligible voters on the French side of which, 9,933 persons of the voting population voted. Speaking to our news department, President elect Mussington told us that he and his team are now looking forward to positively carrying out the mandate allotted to them by voters.
“I can only keep on thanking the people. I have been out there from a tender age of 16 or 18 years and people chose now to say, its your turn. So, I can say to them, I’ll be honest, I will be committed and I’ll be dedicated to serve the entire population. That’s my commitment,” President Elect, Louis Mussington said.