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He won the primary with an impressive 67% of the votes, securing 384 votes in total.
Following his victory, Joseph commented that the people of Rural West were yearning for better leadership, and he was ready to provide it.
During his campaign, Joseph spent time speaking with the people of the community, and he was surprised to find out that their requests were not for impossible things but for more presence from their representatives.
He noticed that many voters had become disillusioned with politics and had stopped voting because they felt that their representatives disappeared after the election.
Joseph listened patiently to their concerns and made a promise to be a representative who was always present for his constituents.
In addition to better representation, the people of Rural West were calling for improved infrastructure, including better lighting, proper roads, and other developments.
For instance, the people of Five Islands felt that they were not part of the constituency, and they wanted to be included in future plans.
Prime Minister Gaston Browne praised Joseph’s competence and hard work in the community, describing him as a future leader.
He also pledged to appoint Joseph to the Senate next year, recognizing his potential and dedication to serving his community.
The United Progressive Party’s Richard Lewis is the MP for that constituency. Gail Christian, the ABLP’s candidate in the last general elections failed to secure a win for three consecutive terms.