Guam - The Democratic Party of Guam is gearing up for its party
elections next weekend. According to Speaker Judi Won Pat's office, who is
chairing the Nomination Committee, while nominations were due last Friday, they
are extending the deadline to accept more candidates.
The committee adds no one has yet to submit a petition for party
chair and vice chair who are required to run together as a male and female
team. Several however have picked up applications including majority leader Senator
"At the end of the day; we're going to work very hard to have
one candidate going forward because the work of our party in the upcoming 2014
election is going to be very crucial to recognize that every voice is going to
be heard and that's the core principal of the Democratic Party and every
individual will be represented," he said.
Respicio says because others have expressed a possible interest in
running for the party leadership, he will wait to see before making a final
determination. A final list of candidates should be announced by next week Tuesday
with the party elections set for November 9. A list of polling places meanwhile
should be finalized by tomorrow.