July 24, 2022 | By Colin O. Jarrett | Snap general elections are scheduled to be held in St Kitts and Nevis on August 5.
This is 3 years ahead of the constitutional deadline. It follows the decision of incumbent Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris to dissolve the Parliament on May 11.
St Kitts & Nevis general elections are constitutionally required within 90 days following the dissolution of Parliament.
Last month, Dr Harris’ Peoples Labour Party said it will contest the eight seats of St Kitts, the People’s Action Movement and the Concerned Citizens Movement have announced plans for a coalition of their own and will contest all 11 seats in the twin-island Federation.
The main Opposition St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party has also announced a full slate of eight candidates for the seats in St Kitts.