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Dr. Godwin Lorraine FRIDAY*
Constituency Northern Grenadines
Party

New Democratic Party (NDP)

OPPONENT
Herman
BELMAR
ULP
   
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3-term Incumbent
PROFILE

Dr. Godwin Lorainne Friday a distinguished gentleman of Bequia resides with his wife and children, Nicholas and Christian at Port Elizabeth, Bequia.  Dr. Friday has an exceptional education background and impeccable professional achievements.

Dr. Friday’s professional life has seen him nurturing younger minds in his position of teacher at the Bequia Anglican High School, and as a lecturer in Political Studies at Queen’s University in Canada.  He worked in the capacity of Project Coordinator / Researcher in the District Immigrant Services.  He also acted as legal Counsel to the Canada Department of Justice and the Ontario Regional Office.  In 2002, he was called to the bar in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Out of a long-standing desire to serve the people of his community and his country Godwin Friday entered politics.  In the 2001 Elections, he was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Northern Grenadines, where he filled the shoes of our beloved Sir James Mitchell admirably.  Dr. Friday appreciates the need to keep faith with our past and understands our present challenges.  Dr. Friday’s achievements are a reflection of his hard work and dedication to the people of the Northern Grenadines and the nation as a whole.

His education was founded at the Bequia Anglican Primary and Secondary Schools as well as the St. Vincent Boys’ Grammar School.  Dr. Friday has an impressive tertiary education.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History & Political Science – University of Waterloo, Canada; Masters in History – University of Waterloo – Canada; Bachelor of Laws Degree – Queen’s University Canada; and a Doctorate in Political Studies – Queen’s University Canada. His interests outside of politics include cricket, yachting, and fishing.
ELECTION TIMELINE
2001 Northern Grenadines NDP 1,865 76.50% Won Winner, first term
2005 Northern Grenadines NDP 1,844 74.12% Won Winner, second term
2010 Northern Grenadines NDP 2,024 80.19% Won Winner, third term term
Key
DRP= Democratic Republican Party; NDP = New Democratic Party; SVGP = St. Vincent and the Grenadines Green Party; ULP = Unity Labour Party; IND = Independent; * Incumbent; ** Political Leader
Sources
http://www.ndpsvg.org/
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